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Download CBSE class 10 Social Science study material in PDF format. MyCBSEguide provides solved papers, board question papers, revision notes and NCERT solutions for CBSE class 10 Social Science. The topics included are The Making of a Global World, The age of Industrialization, Print Culture and the Modern World, Nationalism and Imperialism, Nationalism in India, Water Resources, Resources and Development, Minerals and Energy Resources, Manufacturing Industries, Lifelines of National Economy, Agriculture, Sectors of the Indian Economy, Money and Credit, Globalisation and The Indian Economy, Development, Consumer Rights, Power Sharing, Popular Struggles and Movements, Political Parties, Outcomes of Democracy, Gender Religion and Caste, Federalism, Democracy and Diversity, Challenges to Democracy.

Unit 1: India and the Contemporary World - II (45 Periods)

Term I

Sub-unit 1.2: Livelihoods, Economies and Societies:

Any one of the following themes:

4. The making of Global World:

(a) Contrast between the form of industrialization in Britain and India.

(b) Relationship between handicrafts and industrial production, formal and informal sectors.

(c) Livelihood of workers. Case studies : Britain and India. (Chapter 4)

5. The Age of Indutrialisation:

a) Patterns of urbanization

(b) Migration and the growth of towns.

(c) Social change and urban life.

(d)Merchants, middle classes, workers and urban poor. (Chapter 5)

Case Studies: London and Bombay in the nineteenth and twentieth century.

6. Work, Life and Leisure:

(a) Expansion and integration of the world market in the nineteenth and early twentieth century.

(b) Trade and economy between the two Wars.

(c) Shifts after the 1950s.

(d) Implications of globalization for livelihood patterns. Case study : The post War International Economic order, 1945 to 1960s. (Chapter 6)

Sub-unit 1.3 : Everyday Life, Culture and Politics Any one of the following themes:

7. Print Culture and the Modern World:

(a) The history of print in Europe.

(b) The growth of press in nineteenth century India.

(c)Relationship between print culture, public debate and politics. (Chapter 7)

8. Novels, Society and History:

(a) Emergence of the novel as a genre in the west.

(b) The relationship between the novel and changes in modern society.

(c) Early novels in nineteenth century India.

(d) A study of two or three major writers. (Chapter 8)

Term II

In Sub-unit 1.1 students are required to choose any two themes. In that sub-unit, theme 3 is compulsory and for second theme students are required to choose any one from the first two themes. In Sub-units 1.2 and 1.3 students are required to choose any one theme from each. Thus all students are required to study four themes in all.

Sub-unit 1.1 : Events and processes:

Any two of the following themes:

1. The Rise of Nationalism in Europe:

(a)The growth of nationalism in Europe after the 1830s.

(b) The ideas of Giuseppe Mazzini, etc.

(c) General characteristics of the movements in Poland, Hungary, Italy, Germany and Greece. (Chapter 1)

2. The Nationalist Movement in Indo - China:

Factors Leading to Growth of Nationalism in India

(a)French colonialism in Indo-China.

(b) Phases of struggle against the French.

(c) The ideas of Phan Dinh Phung, Phan Boi Chau, Nguyen Ac Quoc

(d) The second world war and the liberation struggle.

(e) America and the second Indo-China war. (Chapter 2)

3. Nationalism in India:

(a) First world war, Khilafat, Non-Cooperation and Civil Disobedience Movement.

(b) Salt Satyagraha.

(c) Movements of peasants, workers, tribals.

(d) Activities of different political groups.(Chapter 3)

Map work based on theme 3 only. (3 marks)

Unit 2: Contermporary India – II (45 Periods)

Term I

1. Resources and Development: Types – natural and human; Need for resource planning, natural resources, land as a resource, soil types and distribution; changing land-use pattern; land degradation and conservation measures. (Chapter 1)

2. Forest and Wild Life Resources: Types and distribution, depletion of flora and fauna; conservation and protection of forest and wild life. (Chapter 2)

3. Water Resources: Sources, distribut

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