Unit #5: Nationalist Revolutions: Nationalist Revolutions Sweep the West
 Learning Target: I can GENERALIZE how common bonds such as history, government, and culture led to the creation of a nation-state.

Directions: Please follow the directions in the box below to complete the assignment.  Be sure to complete the assignment and carefully check your work before submitting your assignment for a grade. 

Part 1: What Makes a Nation-State?

 1.  By the late 1700's the ideas of the Enlightenment had spread to Latin America!  People across the Americas were energized by the American and French Revolutions and determined to create their own
      nations.  By the 1800's the concept of "Nationalism" led to the creation of many of "Nation-States" in Europe we know today.  In this activity, we will be learning about the idea of Nationalism and of a nation
      state.  We will also be going over important vocabulary words and geography in order to understand how nations around the world formed their own states. 

      Take a moment to download the Nationalist Revolution Advanced Organizer Student Assignment.  Be sure to click on "File" > "Save As Google Slides"

2.   Discuss with the class the idea of a "nation-state."  What is a "nation-state? What are some examples of "nation-states?"

nation-state is form of political organization in which a group of people who share the same history, traditions, or language live in a particular
  area under one government.

3.  Next, in order to better understand the concept of a "Nation-State" discuss with a partner the following question:

      What common bonds do people in the United States share that help us act as one nation?

3.  Use what you discussed to complete the chart on slide #2 of the


Part 2: Important People & Terms associated with Nationalist Revolutions!

 1.   Use your text book pages 603-618, or conduct your own Internet research, to define the terms on slides #3-#8. 

 2.  Place the definitions in your Nationalist Revolution Advanced Organizer Student AssignmentDO NOT COPY AND PASTE



      Simon Bolivar

      Jose de San Martin

      Padre Jose Morelos

      The Baulkins

      Camillo di Covour

      Red Shirts

      Otto Von Bismarck



 3.  Be prepared to discuss the definitions with the class.

Part 3: Nationalistic Geography

 1. Before we begin learning about Nationalistic Revolutions in Latin America and Europe, it is important to know where each of these nations are located.  Use the resources below to complete the maps on slides
     9 and 10 of your Nationalist Revolution Advanced Organizer Student Assignment.

Map of Latin America  |  Map of Europe


Part 4: Submit your work for a grade

 1.   Once you have completed your Nationalist Revolution Advanced Organizer Student Assignment, use the Google Form below to submit your work for a grade.  Be sure to check your answers using the 
       Nationalist Revolution Advanced Organizer Student Assignment.

 2.    Carefully check your answer and submit your work for a grade. 

      Turn in your Nationalistic Rev. Adv. Org r Here!

3.    Good Job!

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