Ch 19: ISTEP+ Grade 7 Social Studies: European Colonization & Imperialism

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Give us the chance to help your students quickly get ready for the ISTEP+ Grade 7 Social Studies exam's questions on European colonization and imperialism. We have put together a chapter that is both interactive and easy to use.

ISTEP+ Grade 7 Social Studies: European Colonization & Imperialism - Chapter Summary

Guide your students as they prepare to take the ISTEP+ Grade 7 Social Studies exam. The lessons in this chapter are designed to help your students review different historical events regarding European colonization and imperialism before answering related questions on the exam. The interactive lessons can help them to easily learn about:

  • International colonialism and imperialism
  • European imperialism in India, China and Africa
  • The Berlin Conference and the colonization of Africa
  • European colonialism
  • The Commercial Revolution
  • Southwest Pacific and European exploration

Our instructors are professionals, and they break down each topic in a way that's easy to understand. Have your students go through the lessons one by one. They can subsequently see what they remember by using the self-assessment quizzes. If they still need to review a topic a little more before taking the actual test, they can scan the transcripts or click on the video tags located in each video's timeline.

8 Lessons in Chapter 19: ISTEP+ Grade 7 Social Studies: European Colonization & Imperialism
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Imperialism & Colonialism in the International System

1. Imperialism & Colonialism in the International System

Throughout history, major political powers in the international system turned to imperialism and colonialism to increase their wealth and power. In this lesson, you'll learn more about imperialism and colonialism and the impact it has on political communities.

European Imperialism in India & the British East India Company

2. 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

3. 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.

European Imperialism in Africa: Invasions, Colonization & Rivalries

4. 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.

The Colonization of Africa & the Berlin Conference: Definition & Purpose

5. The Colonization of Africa & the Berlin Conference: Definition & Purpose

This lesson will explore the 19th and 20th century colonization of Africa, which forever changed the political landscape of the continent. In doing so, it will highlight the Berlin Conference and the Principle of Effectivity.

Colonialism Across Europe

6. Colonialism Across Europe

In the late 1400s, European explorers learned how to cross the Atlantic Ocean. This lesson explores the impact of the colonization of the Americas by Europeans and the reasons they emigrated.

The Commercial Revolution: Economic Impact of Exploration and Colonization on Europe

7. The Commercial Revolution: Economic Impact of Exploration and Colonization on Europe

In this lesson, we'll discuss the Commercial Revolution sparked by Europe's interaction with the New World colonies. We'll learn about how mercantilism, banking and joint-stock companies transformed the economic face of the European continent.

European Exploration of the Southwest Pacific

8. European Exploration of the Southwest Pacific

The Southwest Pacific became very important to Europeans between the 16th and 18th centuries. In this lesson, we'll talk about why this was, and what the first few centuries of exploration looked like.

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