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Revolutions in Latin America Lesson Plans - Chapter Summary
The teacher resources in this chapter help you quickly and easily develop lessons on revolutions in Latin America. Lesson plans feature learning objectives, discussion ideas, classwork suggestions and other ideas you can use to bolster your lessons. Accompanying the plans are lessons you can use as supplemental learning tools in the classroom. Topics covered in this chapter include the following:
- Imperialism in Latin America
- Latin American independence movements and revolutions
- Independence in Latin America
- Mexican independence and war
- Facts about Simon Bolivar
- The Cuban Revolution and communism
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1. Imperialism in Latin America Lesson Plan
Teachers, this lesson will review imperialism in Latin America. Students will watch a video, participate in discussions, complete two activities, and take a quiz.
2. Imperialism in Latin America
In this lesson, you will explore the history and forms of imperialism in Latin America throughout the 19th and 20th centuries. Then, test your understanding with a brief quiz.
3. Latin American Revolutions Lesson Plan
The revolutions that led to the independence of Latin American countries offer your students opportunities to compare and contrast with the American Independence movement.
4. Independence Movements in Latin America: Examples & Impact
This lesson will explore the 19th century Latin American revolutions. In doing so, it will highlight the roles L'Ouverture, Hidalgo, and Bolivar played in bringing freedom to Haiti, Mexico, and South America.
5. Mexican Independence Lesson Plan
The Mexican War of Independence was an important time in history for all of Latin America. This lesson includes a timeline project, discussion questions, a quiz and a lesson extension to further enhance their understanding of Mexican Independence.
6. Mexican War of Independence: Summary & Timeline
The Mexican War of Independence began the ripple effect of the independence movement throughout Latin America. Learn about the causes of the war, timeline of important events, and the historical legacy of the war today.
7. Simon Bolivar Lesson Plan
Help your students understand the contributions of Simon Bolivar to the cause of South American independence through this lesson plan from Study.com. Also complete an activity that compares the South American independence to the North American independence.
8. Simon Bolivar: Biography, Facts & Accomplishments
Explore the life and legacy of the Venezuelan revolutionary Simon Bolivar, and test your understanding of South American independence movements in the 19th century after completing this lesson.
9. Cuban Revolution Lesson Plan
This lesson plan will use activities, quizzes, and a discussion that will help students understand the various topics and events surrounding the Cuban Revolution.
10. The Cuban Revolution: Causes & Effects
This lesson will detail the events of the Cuban Revolution. In doing so, it will highlight the reign of Batista, guerrilla tactics, Castro's promises of freedom, and his eventual alliance with communism.
11. Communism and the Cuban Revolution: Castro, the Bay of Pigs & the Cuban Missile Crisis
In this lesson, we will examine the relationship between communism and the country of Cuba. We will focus specifically on the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro's rise to power, the Bay of Pigs Invasion, and the Cuban Missile Crisis.
12. The Mexican Revolution Lesson Plan
Help your students understand the causes, events, aftermath, and effects of the Mexican Revolution with this lesson plan. Students will watch two video lessons explaining these components, apply concepts to discussion and activities, and take a quiz.
13. The Mexican Revolution: Aftermath & Effects
In this video, we examine the civil war that broke out in Mexico after Porfirio Diaz was removed from power as the various parties competed with each other for power. A quiz will follow.
14. The Mexican Revolution: Causes & Initial Events
The Mexican Revolution started in response to the dictatorship of Porfirio Diaz. In this video, we look at the causes of the Revolution, and then explore the initial events that led to the removal of Diaz.
15. Mexican Revolution Activities
In the early 1900s, Mexico underwent a dramatic change in government and culture known as the Mexican Revolution that still affects the country and its people today. Use the following lesson to teach your students about the Mexican Revolution.
16. Latin America Since 1900 Activities for High School
Latin America has seen many economic, political, and population changes since 1900. Use this lesson to enhance your unit on Latin America since 1900, and engage students with timelines, presentations, posters, and more.
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