Monthly Archives: October 2013

  1. Lesson – Rise of the Roman Empire

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    October 31, 2013 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: When did Rome become an Empire? PowerPoint: Rise of the Roman Empire Classwork: Roman Expansion Did Caesar Destroy the Republic? Homework: …
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  2. Lesson – The Roman Republic

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    October 30, 2013 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: Was the Roman Republic closer to monarchy, aristocracy, or democracy? PowerPoint: The Roman Republic Classwork: Evolution of the Roman Republic Twelve …
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  3. Lesson – The Birth of Rome

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    October 29, 2013 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: Was Rome destined for greatness? PowerPoint: The Birth of Rome Classwork: Cicero on Rome Founding Myths of Rome Homework: Evolution of the …
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  4. Lesson – The Legacy of Alexander

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    October 28, 2013 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: Does Alexander deserve to be called Great? PowerPoint: The Legacy of Alexander Classwork: Guided Notes – The Legacy of Alexander Homework: Study …
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  5. Lesson – The Peloponnesian War

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    October 25, 2013 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How reliable are early historians? PowerPoint: The Peloponnesian War Classwork: The Peloponnesian War Herodotus & Thucydides- Fathers of History Homework: Alexander …
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  6. Lesson – Greek Philosophy and Government

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    October 24, 2013 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: Is Democracy the best form of government? PowerPoint: Greek Philosophy and Government Classwork: Philosophy and Democracy Homework: The Peloponnesian War

  7. Interim Assessment #1 Complete!

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    October 23, 2013 by mrcaseyhistory

    Homework: The Trial and Death of Socrates The Trial and Death of Socrates Answer Sheet


October 2013
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Sage advice from the scholars of second period. #FollowFriday #FF
#ChemicalWeapons #WorldWarI
👑💩🚽 The Groom of the Stool (formally styled: "Groom of the King's Close Stool") was the most intimate of an English monarch's courtiers, responsible for assisting the king in excretion and ablution (ie pooping and wiping). The physical intimacy of the role naturally led to him becoming a man in whom much confidence was placed by his royal master and with whom many royal secrets were shared as a matter of course. This secret information—while it would never have been revealed, to the discredit of his honour—in turn led to him becoming feared and respected and therefore powerful within the royal court in his own right. #RoyalPoop #JobFair . . . 📷: A Close-Stool c.1650. Hampton Court collection 📷: The 1st Earl of Holland, Groom of the Stool to Charles I, until 1643.
#WorldToiletDay 🚽
We’re still a few weeks away from studying the Romans, but I just couldn’t help but share this beautiful image of the ruins of the Roman Forum. It’s amazing to see multiple levels of history in one place.
#ReturnOfTheKing In honor of the end of my leave, I wanted to share this beautifully done medieval style artwork depicting King Elessar Telcontar, Elfstone Strider, Aragorn son of Arathorn, the King of Arnor and Gondor, Heir of Isildur son of Elendil of the Faithful of Westernesse. “The hands of the King are the hands of a healer.” 🍃 (Artwork by Jay Johnstone)
Second and third sons of noblemen can sure be trouble, eh? 🏰 Great clip from a Spanish show called El Ministerio del Tiempo (The Ministry of Time) that highlights the way that the inheritance system among nobles in Medieval Europe left most land and wealth to first and maybe second sons of the landowning elites, leaving any younger sons to either join the clergy, join a monastery, or become knights, who were often just armed thugs, either in service of some lord or simply in service of themselves. Remember, weapons cost money, so the wealthy had an advantage in power over the common folk. Tales of chivalry were often more aimed at encouraging good and valiant behavior rather than reflecting actual common practice. #Chivalry #Nobility #TimeTravel #Subtitles (btw the show is on Netflix if you’re interested!)

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