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Contextualizing British Imperialism in India

Contextualizing British Imperialism in India


Students often put a modern slant on history, particularly when they know the results. "Why didn't they just..." is a common refrain when hindsight and modern bias is part of a student's mindset.

Contextualization is a skill that asks student to live in the moment they are studying. Don't let your modern knowledge taint your interpretation of the facts at hand.

Watch the video below to hone your skills of contextualizing. Then, complete the worksheet about Indian responses to British imperialism.

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