Monthly Archives: November 2014

  1. Current Events – Umayyad Mosque: Archaeologists left horrified historic 11th century minaret reduced to rubble

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    November 26, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    So today we learned about the Umayyad Dynasty, which was based in Syria and built many of the first grand …
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  2. Lesson – Spread of Islam and Muslim Rule

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    November 26, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How did the expansion of Muslim rule differ from the spread of the religion of Islam? PowerPoint: Spread of Islam and …
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  3. Lesson – Islamic Origins

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    November 25, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How is Islam similar to the other Abrahamic faiths? PowerPoint: Islamic Origins Classwork: Islamic Origins Notes Islamic Origins Notes ALT Sources …
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  4. Lesson – Justinian and the Byzantine Empire

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    November 24, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: Was Justinian a good emperor? PowerPoint: Justinian and the Byzantine Empire Classwork: Justinian and the Byzantine Empire Notes The Legacy of …
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  5. Beginning Unit 4: Post-Classical Asia and Africa

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    November 21, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Congratulations on completing Unit 3: Classical Age of Greece and Rome! Next week (Monday), we will officially begin Unit 4: Post-Classical Asia …
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  6. Study Tunes Unit Three: Returns a King from 300

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    November 20, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Since you have all bravely soldiered through the study of Ancient Greece and Rome, here’s a song to close out …
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  7. Review – Unit 3 Test: Classical Greece & Rome

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    November 19, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    This Friday is your Unit 3 Test. It will consist of both multiple choice and short answer questions. The review sheet …
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Classic sketch. I tried to post the video earlier but it got blocked for copyright, so you’ll have to watch it on YouTube. Just search “Executive Order SNL”. Which of the traits we discussed in class might apply? #MakesOrBreaksLaws #CircumventsAssemblies 🏛 #AppliedHistory #EqualTime #HistoricalConnections #Augustus #JamesIofEngland
What do you think? 🤔 Does that sound like one of the traits from our lesson? Perhaps an appeal to #CulturalUniformity? If you don’t align to to a certain standard, “maybe you shouldn’t be in the country.” 🇺🇸 #AppliedHistory #HistoryConnections #ShiHuangdi #LouisXIV #PeterTheGreat
The Trump administration recently announced a new, get-tough policy that will separate parents from their children if the family is caught crossing the border illegally. It was a big news story. So big it overshadowed the fact that the federal government has lost — yes, lost — 1,475 migrant children in its custody. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen told Congress that within 48 hours of being taken into custody the children are transferred to the Department of Health and Human Services, which finds places for them to stay. “They will be separated from their parent,” said Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif. “Just like we do in the United States every day,” Nielsen replied. Just like in the states, only ... not. Except that the states, unlike the federal government, have systems in place to better screen the people who become guardians of the children and much better ways to keep track of those children. And not lose them. That is what happened to 1,475 minors swept up at the border and taken into custody by the federal government. Gone. SOURCE: EJ Montini, USA Today Read more at usatoday.com #WhereAreTheMigrantChildren
Real life #Chinampas! They still exist in #MexicoCity, which was once known as #Tenochtitlán. #Mexica #Aztec #Agriculture #FloatingGardens #NewWorldVenice
My students are my favorite! #ThankATeacherNYC #TeacherAppreciationWeek
#MartinLuther posting the #95Theses and the immediate aftermath. 📜⛪ Featuring the preacher of indulgences #JohannTetzel and the #PrintingPress.
Bryan Stevenson on #WhiteSupremacy as the true evil of American #slavery. This should sound very familiar to all of my students, as we have been hitting this point repeatedly.

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