objectives & standards
Upon completion of this module, students should be able to understand and critique the following:
- The influence of Imperialism on the course of late Qing Dynasty China
- How Western powers and Japan competed against and cooperated with one another to gain concessions and power in China
- Role of trade and missionary activities in Imperialism
- Chinese resistance to Imperialism
Applicable Florida Next Generation Sunshine State Standards
Standard 1: Use research and inquiry skills to analyze American history using primary and secondary sources.
SS.912.A.1.4 - Analyze how images, symbols, objects, cartoons, graphs, charts, maps, and artwork may be used to interpret the significance of time periods and events from the past.
Standard 4: Demonstrate an understanding of the changing role of the United States in world affairs through the end of World War I.
SS.912.A.4.1 - Analyze the major factors that drove United States imperialism.
SS.912.A.4.2 - Explain the motives of the United States acquisition of the territories
Standard 3: Understand the fundamental concepts and interrelationships of the United States economy in the international marketplace.
SS.912.E.3.3 - Discuss the effect of barriers to trade and why nations sometimes erect barriers to trade or establish free trade zones.
Standard 1: Utilize historical inquiry skills and analytical processes.
SS.912.W.1.3 - Interpret and evaluate primary and secondary sources.
Standard 6: Understand the development of Western and non-Western nationalism, industrialization and imperialism, and the significant processes and consequences of each.
SS.912.W.6.6 - Analyze the causes and effects of imperialism.
SS.912.W.6.7 - Identify major events in China during the 19th and early 20th centuries related to imperialism.