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AP World Unit 6

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“Nobody Expected Seasickness”: Oceanic Migration in the Nineteenth Century

Discussion of a primary source describing the experience of transatlantic migration in the late nineteenth century.

“Nobody Expected Seasickness”: Oceanic Migration in the Nineteenth Century
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“Hopelessness at Home, A Secure Future Overseas”: Teaching Jewish Migration in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century

Discussion of teaching nineteenth and twentieth century Jewish migration in a world historical context.

“Hopelessness at Home, A Secure Future Overseas”: Teaching Jewish Migration in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century
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“We Should All Wear the Fez”: Ottoman Jews in the Late Nineteenth Century

Istanbul has long been one of my favorite cities. Whenever I go there, I explore a new neighborhood or visit a new site. Every trip to Istanbul leads to some new insight or anecdote relevant to teaching world history. My last visit was no different. In the summer of 2022,

“We Should All Wear the Fez”: Ottoman Jews in the Late Nineteenth Century
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Discussing the Legacy of New Imperialism in the Classroom

Discussion of an end of unit activity on New Imperialism

Discussing the Legacy of New Imperialism in the Classroom
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“We the Natives of Togo”: Polite Resistance to Imperialism in German Togoland

An example of elite resistance in Togoland to German imperialism

“We the Natives of Togo”: Polite Resistance to Imperialism in German Togoland
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“The Questions Were Asked by the Teachers”: Decolonizing Pedagogy in World History Classrooms

A discussion of the civilizing mission, colonial education, and how we decolonize our pedagogy.

“The Questions Were Asked by the Teachers”: Decolonizing Pedagogy in World History Classrooms
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Rethinking Industrialization and the Nineteenth-Century Global Economy

Discussion of the nineteenth-century global economy, industrialization, and the production revolution

Rethinking Industrialization and the Nineteenth-Century Global Economy
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“Organizing the Rice Fields”: Teaching Southeast Asia’s Nineteenth-Century Production Revolution

Discussion of how to teach Southeast Asia’s economic changes in the nineteenth century

“Organizing the Rice Fields”: Teaching Southeast Asia’s Nineteenth-Century Production Revolution
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“The Increase of Plantations”: Teaching West Africa’s Nineteenth-Century Production Revolution

Discussion of how to teach West Africa’s production revolution in the nineteenth century

“The Increase of Plantations”: Teaching West Africa’s Nineteenth-Century Production Revolution
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“The Air is Filled with the Stink of Jute”: Teaching South Asia’s Nineteenth-Century Production Revolution

Discussion of how to teach South Asia’s economic changes in the nineteenth century

“The Air is Filled with the Stink of Jute”: Teaching South Asia’s Nineteenth-Century Production Revolution