Monthly Archives: October 2014

  1. Lesson – The Founding of Rome

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    October 31, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: What do the legends about Rome’s founding tell us about the their cultural influences and characteristics? PowerPoint: The Founding of Rome …
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  2. Lesson – Legacy of Alexander

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    October 30, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: Does Alexander deserve to be called Great? PowerPoint: Legacy of Alexander Classwork: Alexander of Macedon Legacy of Alexander Notes and DBQ …
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  3. Current Events – The Good Guys and Bad Guys in Iraq

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    October 29, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Hey guys. Thought you might find this interesting. We’ve been talking about the problems of identifying the “good guys” and …
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  4. Lesson – The Peloponnesian War

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    October 29, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: Who were the good guys in the Peloponnesian War? PowerPoint: The Peloponnesian War Classwork: Military History of the Peloponnesian War The …
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  5. Lesson – Democracy and Philosophy

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    October 28, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: Is Democracy the best form of government? PowerPoint: Democracy and Philosophy Classwork: Two Views on Government Pericles and Aristotle on …
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  6. Lesson – Golden Age Athens

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    October 27, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: Should the Fifth Century BCE be considered a Golden Age for Greece? PowerPoint:  Classwork: Golden Age of Athens Museum …
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  7. Lesson – Greco-Persian Wars

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    October 24, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How were the Greeks able to defeat the Persian Empire? PowerPoint:  Classwork: Scenes from the Greco-Persian Wars Organizer Rethinking the …
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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.
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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Cooperation > Conflict . . Image 2 = Council of Clermont Image 3 = Córdoba, Spain Image 4 = Grand Mosque (now Cathedral) of Córdoba Image 5 = Statue of Ibn Rushd, aka Averroës, Spanish Muslim philosopher and scholar of and commentator on Aristotle, his works studied through translation in medieval Christian Europe. . . . #Cordoba #cordobaespaña #alandalus #andalucia #andalusia #españa #spain #spanishhistory
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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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