Cecil Rhodes: The Man Who Expanded an Empire

Sandy Phan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433383830

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In this biography, readers will discover the remarkable journey of Cecil Rhodes from England to the diamond mines, parliament houses, and battlefields of Africa. The stunning facts, vibrant images, and engaging sidebars work in conjunction with the supportive text and helpful glossary and index to give readers a look into the Age of Imperialism and into Rhodes' life as he ventured into diamond mining, created the De Beers diamond company, started a scholarship fund, settled Rhodesia, and shaped policies that limited the rights of black South Africans through his belief in Social Darwinism.

Reading Level
Lexile
790L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
S
ATOS
5.1
DRA
40
Categories
Genre
Biographies History Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade
Subject
Language Arts Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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