This set of resources introduces to students the three dominant forms of government in Chinese history- 1. Meritocracy, 2. Aristocracy, and 3. Foreign Government.
1. Warm Up:
Imagine that you need to leave $1000.00 w/ someone for1 yr. Which of these people would you trust MOST w/ your $$$ & WHY?
a.) A friend who is from another country?
b.) A friend who is considered smart & an excellent student
c.) A friend who is very rich
2. Power Point and Guided Cornell Notes: "Who Should Rule China?"
3. Activity: Who Should Rule? Teacher chooses an emperor and divides class into 3 large groups- Meritocracy, Aristocracy, and Foreign Rule- that compete for the favor of the emperor.
Alia Klein."Who Should Rule?" September 2007. PowerPoint presentation.