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Colonizer vs Colonized

For 10th grade World History Class

James Huerta

on 19 February 2013

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Transcript of Colonizer vs Colonized

Source I The white man is very clever. He came quietly and peaceably with his religion. We were amused at his foolishness and allowed him to stay. Now he has won our brothers, and our clan can no longer act like one. He has put a knife on the things that held us together and we have fallen apart.

-Chinua Achebe
Things Fall Apart Objective Today we will be looking at two different perspectives. We will be looking at colonialism/imperialism from the perspective of the colonizer and from the perspective of the colonized. You will be looking at various different resources and answering questions about them. Then you will create a t-chart comparing the two different views of colonialism. Colonizer Refers to the people who were sent out to live in a
new place and establish political, economic and cultural control over a group of people. Source II 1.Describe the image. 2.From whose perspective is this source? 3.What does this image say about colonization? What do you think is the White Man's Burden? Source III From whose perspective is this source? What does the speaker say about his experience growing up? What does the speaker say about teachers and education? Source IV Describe the image. From whose perspective is
this source? What is colonization based on this advertisement? What role does the soap play in colonization? How did the two view each other? Colonizer vs Colonized Colonized Refers to the group of people who were colonized. Those who were conquered. Questions 1. How did colonialism begin? 2. How did the people react to the colonists? 3. What held this group of people together? 4.Why do you think people began to convert to the new religion? 5. What do you think the last sentence means? Standard 10.4.3 Explain imperialism from the perspective of the colonizers and the colonized and the varied immediate and long-term responses by the people under colonial rule. Questions Assignment I Create a T-chart showing the characteristics of each perspective and how each side views colonialism, the colonizer and the colonized. Assignment II Write a one paragraph reflection answering the question: Based on the sources, how did the two sides, colonizer and colonized, view each other?
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