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This unit is based on how society in Europe began to adapt to the Industrial Revolution and can be used for any Social Studies Classroom.
Under the Common Core Social Studies Curriculum, 10.3d is satisfied with this unit. The concept of revolution and how societies adjust to new conditions is discussed within. Nationalism helps describe how countries began to interact with one another in an increasingly interconnected world.
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Four unique and thought provoking primary sources on Liberalism, Maxism, Nationalism, and Socialism.
Each primary source is in a printable workbook page that asks students to form their own definition of an ideology based upon the source.
This very versatile lesson could be used at any point during your curriculum. I've listed it primarily for 10, however you could adapt this lesson plan to any grade discussing the concept of nationalism.
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Areas of the Common Core that are covered:
2: World history will be explored through a discussion and analysis of how the industrial revolution began in Europe and spread either economically or militarily through the world.
3: Adjusting the map of Europe became the political solution to increasing amounts of tension between nations.
4: Trade rapidly increased through the use of the expanded railroad in Europe. Citizens and subjects were forced to reckon with their new economic realities under industrialization.
MOV: European nations begin to ramp up competition amongst each other.
TCC: Developments of society to accommodate the changes brought forward during the industrial revolution.
GEO: Changing political boundaries of Europe.
SOC: New social and political ideologies tried to reckon with the changes in European society.
ECO: Industry expanded at a rapid pace throughout Europe, requiring new ways of thinking about finance.
TECH: Key developments such as the railroad defined new industry, allowing for the rapid movement of people and goods.
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