Several parts to this task * Use clear thesis statements for each part * Remember to use specific details and examples whenever you can ( look for any particular instance where you can use details Part A Choosing your example "Discuss the rise of imperialism or colonialism in ONE area of the world from the following list" (understand the definition of imperialism and colonialism) Tell why it's happening and how it unfolds North America * Africa * India * You are given several large areas * Give the Overall context of colonial/ imperialism * Narrow your focus down to one empire- a lot of areas have many empires * Select a colony or two to demonstrate the process-talk about how they went into an area, the settlers that went there, the government * In other words: Start big with the context and go smaller narrow it down Questions you want to answer 1 .
Why did the empire(s) want to take over? ( looking for natural resources, money , labor, were they overpopulated? ) 2. When did the process begin? ( what year? Chronology, when did they establish? ) 3. What were the main methods used? ( economic control, military, displacement by other colonists) 4. What kind of governments was set up? ( absolute monarchies? Contract systems? ) * Were the colonies part of an absolute monarchy? Were they created with a contract system? Part AH : Describing the reactions of indigenous peoples "Explain how the indigenous people of the area discussed in Part A reacted ( Via protest, rebellion, accommodation, etc. To imperialism or colonialism" ( area you issues in part a should be the same people you discuss in part AH) * How did people native to the region react ( Note : this does not mean how were they acted upon. This section could include agency. )-not how they were treated but how they acted -look up definition of agency. * What are some of the main concerns of indigenous peoples? Think about why they reacted this way, what were their concerns * Describe some of the specifics of their situation and resistance/ assimilation. ( were there protests, marches, did they trade, or violence, wars? ) What are some examples of protests/marches/trading, etc?
Part Evaluating ten causes Ana goals AT two revolution * Violent list: pick one : American or Russian Revolution * Non Violent list pick one: Indian Independence movement and the Orange revolution "Describe the causes and goals of ONE violent and ONE nonviolent revolution from the following lists" * By "causes the task is asking you to provide context for why the revolutions happened. ( did they have a corrupt government? Did they want a new government?