Imperialism and Resistance

Role-Play

A second wave of imperialism took place during the Long 19th Century that changed the world forever.

THE UNIT

This unit examines crucial events in modern world history: the creation of the Raj in India in 1857, early European colonialism in Africa, and other examples of imperialism.  

COMPELLING QUESTIONS

  • How and why did colonialism change over time?

  • How important was colonialism and imperialism to the history of the non-Western world?

  • How and why did opposition to change over time?

  • Why is colonialism such a politically charged topic?

  • What are the legacies of colonialism?

  • How did colonialism impact areas differently?

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