Title: Understand the development of Western and non-Western nationalism, industrialization and imperialism, and the significant processes and consequences of each.
Subject: Social Studies
Strand: World History
This cluster includes the following benchmarks.
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This cluster includes the following access points.
Recognize technological innovations that led to industrialization in Western Europe, the United States, and Japan.
Recognize effects of the Industrial Revolution, such as increased productivity, the rise of the middle class, and the conditions faced by workers.
Recognize the major differences between capitalism and communism.
Recognize effects of reform movements, such as abolition of slavery in the British Empire, expansion of women’s rights, and labor laws.
Recognize the effect of the unification of both Italy and Germany, such as the establishment of two countries with strong senses of patriotism and national pride.
Recognize effects of imperialism, such as social and religious impact on indigenous peoples, expansion of political and economic control of other countries, and perceived superiority of Western ways.
Recognize major events in China, such as the Western incursions and the nationalist revolution and formation of the Republic of China.
Recognize a technological innovation that led to industrialization in Western Europe, the United States, and Japan.
Recognize an effect of the Industrial Revolution, such as increased productivity, the rise of the middle class, or the conditions faced by workers.
Recognize that private individuals or government can own businesses.
Recognize an effect of reform movements, such as abolition of slavery in the British Empire, expansion of women’s rights, or labor laws.
Recognize a beneficial effect of the unification of separate nations or states into one country, such as national pride.
Recognize an effect of imperialism, such as social and religious impact on indigenous peoples, expansion of political and economic control of other countries, or perceived superiority of Western ways.
Recognize a major event in China, such as the nationalist revolution and formation of the Republic of China.
Recognize the impact of inventions.
Recognize a social or economic benefit of work.
Recognize that businesses are owned by people.
Recognize a characteristic of equality and freedom.
Recognize the benefit of people or countries working together to achieve a goal.
Recognize a characteristic of domination of one group over another.
Recognize a cause of change in government.
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Quiz: Imperialism :
Test your knowledge of American imperialism and the Age of Empire with this 9-question multiple choice quiz!
The Age of Empire:
Learn about the factors that drove United States imperialism and the acquisition of territories in this short video provided by Khan Academy. Helpful graphics illustrate the content.
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