World History 9B, Assignment Six, Worldwide Changes from 1850 - 1900


Assignment Six
Important Individuals from 1850 -1900
Packet, Deadline 2/11, 80 points

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How did the change makers from 1850 - 1900 shape their world and ours?

Queen Victoria and Family

Queen Victoria and Family


From 1850 to 1900 the modern world began to take shape. The European nations were forced to abandon expanding their empire interests in the New World and they set their sights on other parts of the globe.

Throughout the fields of philosophy and science new ideas began to challenge the concepts of the Scientific Revolution.


Students will identify and explain the effects of their chosen person or event on the time from 1850 - 1900.

Essential questions

How did the person  you chose change their time?

How were they received by their contemporaries?

How did the person  you chose change our time?

Oh, and please provide us with some background about the person.

Include an essay of about 350 words describing your findings. Share it with me.

Special instructions









Printed files

See the instructions in the middle of the page.

Media files

To view the PowerPoint from Mentor Schools about the five people who challenged the world view, click here.

To view the PowerPoint about the Monroe Doctrine, click here.

Online files

Queen Victoria, 1, 2, 3

Alexander II, 1, 2, 3

Karl Marx, 1, 2, 3
(There is probably more on the first link than you will ever want.)

Charles Darwin, 1, 2, 3

Abraham Lincoln, 1, 2, 3

Florence Nightengale, 1, 2, 3

Mark Twain, 1, 2, 3

Sound files