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Ch 23: AP World History - Imperialism: Homeschool Curriculum

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The imperialism unit of this AP World History Homeschool course is designed to help homeschooled students learn about the global impacts of imperialism. Parents can use the short videos to introduce topics, break up lessons and keep students engaged.

Who's it for?

This unit of our AP World History Homeschool course will benefit any student who is trying to learn about the effects of imperialism. There is no faster or easier way to learn about imperialism. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who require an efficient, self-paced course of study to learn about European imperialism, Japanese imperialism and the impact of the Industrial Revolution.
  • Homeschool parents looking to spend less time preparing lessons and more time teaching.
  • Homeschool parents who need a history curriculum that appeals to multiple learning types (visual or auditory).
  • Gifted students and students with learning differences.

How it works:

  • Students watch a short, fun video lesson that covers a specific unit topic.
  • Students and parents can refer to the video transcripts to reinforce learning.
  • Short quizzes and an imperialism unit exam confirm understanding or identify any topics that require review.

Imperialism Unit Objectives:

  • Discover the Industrial Revolution's inventions and technologies.
  • Examine the economic and social impacts of the Industrial Revolution.
  • Learn how British imperialism in India came to be.
  • Explore the role of trade in Europe's interest in China.
  • Recognize the causes of Japanese imperialism.
  • Understand the impact of European colonization in Africa.

6 Lessons in Chapter 23: AP World History - Imperialism: Homeschool Curriculum
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Inventions of the Industrial Revolution: Examples & Summary

1. Inventions of the Industrial Revolution: Examples & Summary

Although many factors influenced the first Industrial Revolution, the progress made by several inventors was essential. In this lesson, learn about the innovators who helped to spur the Industrial Revolution forward.

Urbanization & Other Effects of the Industrial Revolution: Social & Economic Impacts

2. Urbanization & Other Effects of the Industrial Revolution: Social & Economic Impacts

The Industrial Revolution had a lasting effect on class structure, urbanization and lifestyle. In this lesson, we will learn how the Industrial Revolution changed various aspects of European society.

European Imperialism in India & the British East India Company

3. European Imperialism in India & the British East India Company

In this lesson, we will learn about European imperialism in India. We will explore the relationship between European powers and India and examine the role of the British East India Company.

European Imperialism in China: Trades, Battles & Treaties

4. European Imperialism in China: Trades, Battles & Treaties

In this lesson, we will examine European imperialism in China. We will highlight the key themes associated with this topic, specifically the Opium Wars and the 'Open Door' Policy.

Japanese Imperialism: Territorial Acquisitions & Wars

5. Japanese Imperialism: Territorial Acquisitions & Wars

In this lesson, we will learn about Japanese imperialism. We will highlight the major territorial acquisitions and the wars that expanded the Japanese Empire.

European Imperialism in Africa: Invasions, Colonization & Rivalries

6. European Imperialism in Africa: Invasions, Colonization & Rivalries

In this lesson, we will learn about European imperialism in Africa. We will explore the 'Scramble for Africa,' and highlight the key themes and events associated with it.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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