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

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Use your critical thinking when people in power call for war. They will use every trick in the book to convince you that war is a good idea. They will say it’s necessary. They will demonize “the other”. They will straight up lie to you. They will call those who disagree traitors who disrespect the troops. They will insist that you agree in the name of patriotism. They might say it will be quick and easy and that the people there actually want us to do it. If you need an example, look back to what was said about going into Iraq. Remember the billions of tax dollars that will be lost. Remember the lives that will be destroyed. Remember our shared humanity.
Neville Chamberlain and Adolf Hitler: When our face-to-face intuition fails us... badly. @malcolmgladwell discusses his new book Talking To Strangers as it relates to History.
On #ThisDayInHistory December 27, 537, the first religious services were held in the newly built #HagiaSophia. Built under the reign of #Byzantine Emperor #Justinian, it was once the #GreekOrthodox Christian patriarchal cathedral, briefly a #RomanCatholic cathedral, later an #Ottoman imperial mosque, and now a museum (Ayasofya Müzesi) in #Istanbul, #Turkey, formerly known as #Constantinople. Built in AD 537 before the Middle Ages, it was famous in particular for its massive dome. It was the world's largest building and an engineering marvel of its time. It is considered the epitome of Byzantine architecture and is said to have "changed the history of #architecture". You can see both the #Christian mosaics and the #Islamic calligraphy decorating the interior. The four towers, called minarets, were added by the Ottomans for delivering the five-times-daily call to prayer.
#Aramaic, the language spoken by #Jesus of Nazareth, along with most of the rest of the Middle East from the Iron Age until the early Middle Ages, still survives in this tiny town in #Syria. This is how it sounds.
#Confucius
#FlashbackFriday to the last day of school 2018! Epic rap battle between MC Hammurabi & DivineIntervention. My lyrics are recycled bars from the previous year’s talent show. His are straight #off the dome.
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Why Socrates Hated Democracy from The School of Life. This is one person’s reflection on one philosopher’s reflection on democracy. It doesn’t mean you have to agree with it. But it’s worth hearing a new perspective on something we often don’t stop to consider.

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