What made WWI a "World War?"

Lesson on the experience of colonized people during WWI. It looks at racist policies used against colonial troops, Chinese contract workers, the high death rates of the carrier corps, and more.

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What made WWI a World War?

Lesson on the experience of colonized people during WWI. It looks at racist policies used against colonial troops, Chinese contract workers, the high death rates of the carrier corps, and more.

teaching, lessons, history, ww1, anti-racism

10.5 Students analyze the causes and course of the First World War.

4. Understand the nature of the war and its human costs (military and civilian) on all sides of the conflict, including how colonial peoples contributed to the war effort.

Adapted from: https://www.bl.uk/world-war-one/articles/colonial-troops

ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS:

What makes World War 1 a global conflict?

Does World War 1 deserve the title of “World War?”

GUIDING QUESTIONS:

How were European colonies impacted by WWI?

What factor did racism play in WWI?

What was the human cost of WWI?

This lesson is based on resources from the British Library Collections on WWI. Primarily this lesson pulls from the articles on Experiences of Colonial Troops, Race, Racism and Military Strategy, and Contract Works in World War One.

CALIFORNIA STATE STANDARDS FOR HSS:

10.5 Students analyze the causes and course of the First World War.

10.5.4. Understand the nature of the war and its human costs (military and civilian) on all sides of the conflict, including how colonial peoples contributed to the war effort.

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How were European colonies impacted by WWI?

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Take a minute to look at this cemetery in France. The headstones were crafted by the Chinese Labor Corp for Chinese workers who were killed during WWI.

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What factor did racism play in WWI?

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What was the human cost of WWI?

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What made WWI a World War?
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Tags Teaching, Lessons, History, Ww1, Anti-racism
Type Google Slide
Published 12/04/2021, 19:24:32

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