Monthly Archives: February 2014

  1. Lesson – Crusades Thematic Essay

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    February 28, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How can we write great introductions and get to our essays already? PowerPoint: Thematic Essay Introductions Classwork: Sample Introductions Homework: Crusades Conflict …
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  2. Lesson – Impact of the Crusades

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    February 27, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: Were the Crusades a success? PowerPoint: Impact of the Crusades Classwork: Crusades Effects Mini Stations The Crusades- Wars That Changed The …
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  3. Lesson – The Crusades Through Their Eyes

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    February 26, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How were the Crusades viewed differently by Crusaders, Muslims, and others? Nunc Agenda: You are a young knight who has …
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  4. Lesson – The Crusades Begin

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    February 25, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: What sparked the first Crusade? PowerPoint: The Crusades Begin Classwork: The Crusades Begin Notes Homework: The Council of Clermont

  5. Lesson – Role and Power of the Medieval Church

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    February 24, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: Was the Church a positive force in Medieval Europe? PowerPoint: Role and Power of the Medieval Church Classwork: The Role and Power …
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  6. Lesson – Manor Life

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    February 14, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: Were feudal manors self-sufficient? PowerPoint: Manor Life Classwork: Feudalism Charts The Manor Economy Homework: The Medieval Church AND complete your THEMATIC ESSAY!

  7. Lesson – European Feudalism

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    February 13, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: What role did war play in the development of Feudalism? PowerPoint: European Feudalism Classwork: The World of Feudalism DBQ Homework: Two Views of …
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Aristotle vs Pericles on the Best Form of Government. Both were men of Athens, a philosopher and a politician, with very different views. Let us also remember that Democratic Pericles led the Athenians in the Peloponnesian War to defend their exploitation of the Delian League, and Aristotle, advocate of the idealized Philosopher King who tutored Alexander the Great, who did not perhaps live up to that ideal. Who do you think was closer to the right position? . Copyright Peter Casey aka @globalkhan
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Helpful map showing the resettlement of Israelites (Northern Kingdom) by the Assyrians and the Jews (Israelites specifically from the Southern Kingdom of Judah) by the Neo-Babylonians (aka Chaldeans). These removals by the two Mesopotamian empires created early disapproval communities of Israelites/Jews, though later in history, additional expulsions from their homeland would lead to an even wider Jewish Diaspora, such as after the Roman destruction of Jerusalem, the Spanish expulsion in 1492, and various other expulsions in Europe and elsewhere over the centuries. And yet, amazingly, the Jewish people continue to retain an independent cultural identity even after thousands of years.

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