Teaching Global History

Global History DBQs

Chapter 1: What is a social studies approach to global history?

Lesson 1.1 Of What Value is History?
Lesson 1.2 Headlines from The New York Times, March 31, 2009
Lesson 1.3 Events (or People) that Changed the World
Lesson 1.4 If the World Were a Village of 100 People
Lesson 1.5 Looking at the World-Comparing Religions
Lesson 1.6 Can a traditional village refuse to enter the market economy?
Lesson 1.7 Where are your sneakers from?
Lesson 1.8 Starship Social Studies
Lesson 1.9 Famine in the Modern World

Chapter 2: Debating Curriculum: What is important to know and why?

Lesson 2.1 Democracy Chronology?
Lesson 2.2 Debating the World History Standards
Lesson 2.3 UNESCO Sex Education Guidelines
Lesson 2.4 How do we know what we know?-A Greek Perspective
Lesson 2.5 Socrates and Confucius Discuss Responsibility and Authority
Lesson 2.6 Trial of Galileo-An Alternative Possibility
Lesson 2.7 What it is Important to Know: A Buddhist Perspective

Chapter 3: How should global history teachers address controversial or sensitive issues?

Lesson 3.1 Creation Stories from around the World: Which version is true?
Lesson 3.2 What role does God play in human existence? A Roman Perspective
Lesson 3.3 Same-Sex Relationships in the Ancient Mediterranean World
Lesson 3.4 What was life like in Pompeii?
Lesson 3.5 Christian New Testament on the Role of Women
Lesson 3.6 Women in Ancient Civilizations
Lesson 3.7 Women Who Made History in the 20th Century
Lesson 3.8 Women Making History in the 21st Century
Lesson 3.9 General Moshe Dayans Eulogy for Roy Rotenberg

Chapter 4: Why is Global History usually European chronology with tangents?

Lesson 4.1 Factors that Shape History
Lesson 4.2 Placing Yourself at the Center
Lesson 4.3 Historical Super Bowl
Lesson 4.4 Ask Dr. Dig
Lesson 4.5 The Chinese Century

Chapter 5: What does a theme-based Global history curriculum look like? Part 1- BC: Before Columbus:

Lesson 5.1 Defining Epochs
Lesson 5.2 What happens if you dont adapt the package?
Lesson 5.3 Scientific and Technological Achievements in Global History, 975 AD-1500 AD
Lesson 5.4 Should People Resist Progress?
Lesson 5.5 Islamic Perspective on the Crusades
Lesson 5.6 Ibn Battuta Visits the West African Kingdom of Mali
Lesson 5.7 Travels of Rabban Bar Sauma
Lesson 5.8 Madonna and Child

Chapter 6: What does a theme-based Global history curriculum look like? Part 2-AD: After the Deluge:

Lesson 6.1 Columbian Exchange
Lesson 6.2 Destruction of the Indies (1542)
Lesson 6.3 German Peasants Demand their Rights
Lesson 6.4 The Execution of Louis XVI
Lesson 6.5 Toussaint LOverture Address the French Directory (1797)
Lesson 6.6 Textile Industry Parliamentary Investigation Webquest
Lesson 6.7 Why was there a famine in Ireland in the 1840s?
Lesson 6.8A Afghanistan Resists Occupation (1839-1979): The First Anglo-Afghan War (1839-1843)
Lesson 6.8B Afghanistan Resists Occupation (1839-1979): The Second Anglo-Afghan War (1878-1880)
Lesson 6.8C Afghanistan Resists Occupation (1839-1979): Soviet Afghan War (1979-1988)
Lesson 6.9 Chinas Charter 08 Manifesto
Lesson 6.10 McDonalds and Globalization

Chapter 7: The Grand Narrative of Western Civilization:

Lesson 7.1 Timeline of the Ancient Mediterranean World, 5000 BC-500 BC
Lesson 7.3 Athens during the Age of Pericles (c. 450 BC)
Lesson 7.4 Pericles on Athenian Democracy (c. 430 BC)
Lesson 7.5 Cicero Defends the Roman Republic (44 BC)
Lesson 7.6 Trial of Jeanne DArc (1431 AD)
Lesson 7.7 Al-Hasan Ibn al-Haythams Develops Scientific Methodology (c. 1028)
Lesson 7.8 Origin of the European Renaissance
Lesson 7.9 Face-Off: Thomas Hobbes vs. John Locke-What is Human Nature?
Lesson 7.10 Montesquieu: The Spirit of the Laws (1748)

Chapter 8: If Chinese Historians Wrote the Global History Curriculum:

Lesson 8.1 Domestication of Dogs
Lesson 8.2 Grand Historian of China (c. 145-86 BC)
Lesson 8.3 Advice to Emperors
Lesson 8.4 The Book of Mencius
Lesson 8.5 Lessons for Women
Lesson 8.6 Chinas Renaissance Man
Lesson 8.7 Life in Ming China (1368-1644 AD)
Lesson 8.8 Britain Requests Trading Privileges (1793)
Lesson 8.9 Protesting the Opium Trade (1840)
Lesson 8.10 Empress Dowager Supports the Boxer Rebellion (1899)
Lesson 8.11 Sun Yat-sen, The Three Principles of the People (1921)
Lesson 8.12 Mao Analyzes Social Classes (1926)

Chapter 9: Who and What Gets Included in History?

Lesson 9.1 A Power Governments Cannot Suppress
Lesson 9.2 Women in the Ancient Mediterranean World
Lesson 9.3 The Diary of Lady Sarashina
Lesson 9.4 Egyptian Workers Put Down Their Tools
Lesson 9.5 Class Conflict in Medieval Europe
Lesson 9.6 Putney Debates Define the Rights of Englishmen
Lesson 9.7 Memoir of General Toussaint LOuverture (1803)
Lesson 9.8 Sam Sharpe and the Jamaican Slave Rebellion (1831)
Lesson 9.9 Slave Trade Poem- O Navio Negreiro
Lesson 9.10 Carabina 30-30: A Song of the Mexican Revolution

Chapter 10: Religion in Human History:

Lesson 10.1 Food Taboos from Leviticus
Lesson 10.2 Comparing the Hymn to Aton and Psalm 104
Lesson 10.3 Epic of Gilgamesh and the Story of Noah
Lesson 10.4 Daoist Philosophy from Classical China
Lesson 10.5 Islamic Tolerance
Lesson 10.6 Christian Crusaders Conquer Jerusalem (1099 AD)
Lesson 10.7 New Testament on Slavery
Lesson 10.8 John Newton and Amazing Grace
Lesson 10.9 Time of Affliction in Mesopotamia
Lesson 10.10 Protestant Reformation Challenges Church Authority
Lesson 10.11 Political Islam in Iran in the 20th Century
Lesson 10.12 Liberation Theology in Latin America

Chapter 11: Revolutionary Movements in the Twentieth Century:

Lesson 11.1 Wearing of the Green (c. 1798)
Lesson 11.2 Irish Girl Rebel Tells of Dublin Fighting (1916)
Lesson 11.3 Call to Power by V.I. Lenin (1917)
Lesson 11.4 Multiple Perspectives on the Independence Movement in Kenya
Lesson 11.5 Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution
Lesson 11.6 Patrice Lumumbas Last Letter (1960)
Lesson 11.7 Non-Violent Civil Disobedience in India (1930)
Lesson 11.8 Student Protests in South Africa (1976)
Lesson 11.9 Wretched of the Earth (1961)

Chapter 12: European Holocaust and Genocide:

Lesson 12.1 Memoir of the Armenian Genocide (1915-1918)
Lesson 12.2 Time Magazines Man of the Year (1938)
Lesson 12.3 What is Fascism?
Lesson 12.4 United Nations Defines Genocide (1951)
Lesson 12.5 Jewish Deaths during World War II
Lesson 12.6 Call to Resistance in the Warsaw Ghetto (1943)
Lesson 12.7 Eyewitness and Survivor Accounts
Lesson 12.8 Torture and Death in Cambodia
Lesson 12.9 Is what happened in Rwanda genocide?
Lesson 12.10 One Hundred Days of Genocide in Rwanda (1994)

Chapter 14: Columbian Exchange and the Age of Colonialism (1420-1763):

Lesson 14.1 Spanish Conquistador Impressed by the Inca Empire (1553)
Lesson 14.2 Photographs of Yucatan and Machu Picchu
Lesson 14.3 Lenni Lenape Discover Europeans
Lesson 14.4 Olaudah Equiano Remembers Life in West Africa
Lesson 14.5 Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade
Lesson 14.6 Slavery and the Slave Trade Transform Europe
Lesson 14.7 Importance of Trade and Mercantilism

Chapter 15: Imperialism: The Eagles Talons:

Lesson 15.1 Mid-19th Century British Military Actions
Lesson 15.2 Mills Economic Defense of Imperialism (1848)
Lesson 15.3 John Ruskin on Imperial Duty (1870)
Lesson 15.4 Jules Harmand on the Morality of Empire (1910)
Lesson 15.5 John Hobsons Explanation of Imperialism (1902)
Lesson 15.6 Black Mans Burden (1920)
Lesson 15.7 European Imperialism in the Congo
Lesson 15.8 Amazon Journal of Roger Casement (1906)
Lesson 15.9 Indonesias Battle Against Imperialism
Lesson 15.10 Nehru Opposes Imperialism (1958)
Lesson 15.11 Guevara denounces Yankee Imperialism (1964)

Chapter 16: Globalization:

Lesson 16.1 Index of Globalization
Lesson 16.2 Technological Memories
Lesson 16.3 United Millennium Development Goals
Lesson 16.4 World Economic Situation and Prospects
Lesson 16.5 World Population in Millions and Wealth in Billions
Lesson 16.6 Is the World Flat?
Lesson 16.7 Predicting the Future