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Curipod generated lesson: "Prussia". #8-10

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1. Word cloud
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How will you know when you're officially old?
2. Slide
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Prussia was a kingdom that existed in Germany from 1701-1918. The kingdom was founded by the Hohenzollern family, and was a major power in Europe. It played a major role in the unification of Germany in 1871.
The Kingdom of Prussia
3. Slide
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Prussian Monarchy: The government of Prussia was a monarchy, which meant that the heads of state were hereditary. The rulers of Prussia were King Frederick II, King Frederick III, and Kaiser Wilhelm II. Prussian Army: The Prussian army was one of the most powerful forces in Europe during the 19th and early 20th centuries. It was famous for its innovative tactics and strong discipline. Prussian Education: Prussia had a highly developed system of education, with an emphasis on scientific and technical studies. This system was later adopted by other countries around the world.
4. Slide
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In the late 18th century, Prussia's population was only 2.5 million people. Prussia was the first country to abolish torture as a form of punishment. Prussia is credited with being the first country to introduce a national flag in 1701.
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5. Open question
300 seconds
What role did Prussia play in the unification of Germany in the 19th century?
6. Open question
300 seconds
What were the social and political structures of Prussia during the 19th century?
7. Open question
300 seconds
What do you think were the long-term effects of Prussia's 19th century policies?
8. Open question
300 seconds
What do you think were the benefits or drawbacks of Prussia's unification of Germany?
9. Drawings
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Brain break: Draw a bear sitting in a beach chair drinking lemonade with an umbrella in its hand.
10. Drawings
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Question: What are the main contributions of Prussia to modern day society? Clues: • Prussia was a kingdom in north-central Europe in the 18th and 19th centuries. • Prussia had one of the strongest militaries of its time. • Prussia was involved in major historical events such as the Napoleonic Wars. In pairs: Select and solve one of the tasks: A. Research Prussia and create a timeline of important events. B. Discuss with your partner how Prussia's legacy is still felt in modern day society.
11. Poll
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When was the Kingdom of Prussia established?
  • 1701
  • 1756
  • 1807
  • 1861
12. Poll
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Which famous military leader was born in Prussia?
  • Frederick the Great
  • Napoleon Bonaparte
  • Alexander the Great
13. Poll
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'Prussian blue' is a shade of which color?
  • Blue
  • Green
  • Red
14. Poll
60 seconds
Which prominent German city served as the capital of Prussia?
  • Berlin
  • Munich
  • Frankfurt
15. Poll
60 seconds
In what year did Prussia officially become part of Germany?
  • 1871
  • 1918
  • 1939
16. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What were the main ideas behind Prussian military and educational reforms during the 18th and 19th centuries?

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