Notes on Empires and Decolonization:

Notes on Empires and Decolonization: July 7, 2016

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*a peek into my school/curriculum planning notebook*

Things I want my kids to learn next year.

 

Decolonization – Empires

Susan Wise Bauer books
Goodreads Critiques of Civilization list

Ancient

Roman
rebellions – Jewish, Boudica
affects of empire on cultures and customs of conquered people

Medieval

African
Byzantine
Persian
Crusades
Peasant’s Revolt
Central America – Peru/Inca
9 years war – Ulster/Ireland
Pontiac’s Rebellion
Middle East

Modern

Spanish-American
Ottoman – WW1 – Syria/refugees
Russia
British
US – impact on Latin America – NAFTA – immigration- Puerto Rico
Goodreads US Foreign Policy list
Goodreads Iraq/Iran
Goodreads PR lists
Goodreads History through novels

Revolutions

why, affects of, how they impacted modern history
French
Goodreads lists
– The French Revolution
– YA French Revolution
American, Russian, Chinese, Glorious, Iran, Nicaragua

Power structures

– individual and systemic -who/what in the empire

who has it
how did they get it
how do they maintain it
people without it

Racism

Britain – myth of Wilberforce
United States history
South Africa
white supremacy across empires

Indigenous populations
take note on locations/effects throughout empires
who were they, where did they live, what happened to them, where are they now?
Canada
U.S.
Goodreads Native American biographies
Goodreads Indigenous Peoples

Resistance fighters

– who were the people/groups fighting against colonization and rebellions?

Justice
what would it have looked like in that time?
What was preventing it?

World religions

study for each area

Church history

how did they interact with empire?
church history book series

 

Systems of oppression

– how were these used throughout history?

sexism
racism
heterosexism
classism

 

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