African Imperialism: Scramble for Africa

GeoHistory
GeoLiteracy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
Knowing the motivations for Imperialism in Africa is essential to develop an understanding of cultural diffusion and forces of conflict in that part of the world. In this lesson, students will uncover the consequences, both positive and negative, that result from this historical event.
Author: 
Meghan Hauter
Grade Range: 
High School
Duration: 
1-2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
2: Places and Regions
4: Human Systems
6: Geographic Applications
National Geography Standards: 
12: The processes, patterns, and functions of human settlement
13: How the forces of cooperation and conflict among people influence the division and control of Earth's surface