Comparative Document Study--Human Rights in Islam and in the French and American Enlightenment Traditions
http://www.islamproject.org/education/D02_HumanRights.htm

WEB LESSON Students read excerpts from three primary sources--quotes from Thomas Jefferson, the Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen, and the Qur'an and Hadith. Students then determine similarities and dissimilarities between American, French and Islamic provisions for human rights and religious tolerance. HS

History of Jewish-Muslim Relations in Turkey
http://www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/mes/_files/pdf/curriculum/Turkish_Jews_DBQ.pdf

PRIMARY SOURCES This set of primary source documents and questions will help guide students through a history of relations between Muslims and Jews. This set of DBQ style documents will not only be useful for AP classes but for 7th and 10 grade world history classes as well. MS - HS

Debating Religion and Imperialism in Things Fall Apart
http://www.religiousworldsnyc.org/sites/default/files/pdfdownload-debatingthingsfallapart.pdf

WEB LESSON This Religious Worlds of New York Curriculum Development Project lesson is built around reading of Chinua Achebe's "Things Fall Apart." Published just before the independence of Nigeria, the book was intended for a Western audience with cultural foundations rooted in Judeo-Christian traditions. Religion is a dominant theme in this story of civilizations clashing as British Christian missionaries arrive in a fictional Igbo district of Umuofia, located in present day Nigeria. To fully deconstruct the repercussions of European arrival, students develop a deeper understanding of West African religious traditions.HS

New Identities: Nationalism and Religion 1850-1914
http://worldhistoryforusall.sdsu.edu/units/seven/landscape/07_landscape6.php

WEB LESSONS This unit of study from the World History for Us All website has four lessons, of which one "Nationalism, Imperialism, and Religion" specifically relates to religion in the modern world. HS

Nationalism and Social Change in Colonial Empires 1914-1950 CE
http://worldhistoryforusall.sdsu.edu/units/eight/landscape/Era08_landscape4.php

WEB LESSONS This World History for Us All unit of study focuses on four non Western societies colonized by Europeans, India, Korea, Vietnam, and Kenya. The lesson on India is particularly relevant for a study of how religion influenced the push for independence and the challenges of modernity. HS

Imperialism - Document-Based Activities
http://www.socialstudies.com/c/product.web?nocache@28+s@OKjJA_vMGrN8g+record@TF33799+frompage@search

PRIMARY SOURCES & LESSONS This booklet focuses on the causes of imperialism based on primary sources. The "White Man's Burden" and the Missionary Impulse are both highlighted as significant contributors to the idea that imperializing was the right thing for the Western societies to do.