Monthly Archives: April 2014

  1. Lesson – Conquest to Colonization

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    April 30, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio:  How did Spanish conquest and colonization change life in the Americas? PowerPoint: Conquest to Colonization Classwork: Document 1 – …
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  2. Interim Assessment #4 Complete!

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    April 29, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Homework: Spanish and Portuguese Colonies in the Americas

  3. Interim Assessment #4 Review Sheet!

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    April 28, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Your interim assessment is tomorrow! In addition to the review sheet, which was due today, you also have the key from …
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  4. The Black Legend, Native Americans, and Spaniards – Crash Course US History

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    April 26, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Check it out! I know this is from the US History series, but it’s totally relevant to what we’ve been …
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  5. Lesson – Legacy of Discovery

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    April 24, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio:  What aspects of the story of the “discovery” of the “New World” are most valuable to us as history? …
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  6. Lesson – The Columbian Exchange

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    April 23, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How did the Columbian Exchange impact Old World and New World populations, and was that impact positive or negative? PowerPoint: Columbian …
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  7. Lesson – Peoples of North America

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    April 13, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: Were Pre-Columbian North American societies advanced? PowerPoint: Peoples of North America Classwork: Advances of North American Peoples Homework: The Columbian Exchange The …
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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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