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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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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