Monthly Archives: December 2014

  1. Beginning Unit 5: Medieval Europe

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    December 23, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Congratulations on completing Unit 4: Post-Classical Asia and Africa! When we return from Holiday Break (Monday 1/5/15), we will officially begin …
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  2. DBQ Essay: Spread of Religions

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    December 21, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How can we write the perfect DBQ essay?   Essay Materials: DBQ Writing Guide – Islam and Buddhism DBQ …
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  3. Study Tunes Unit Four: Masters of the Kora – Like Father Like Son & Harmony of Cultures

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    December 20, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    I thought you guys would appreciate this. We learned about West African griots, storytellers who passed down history through song, and …
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  4. Review – Unit 4 Test: Post-Classical Asia & Africa

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    December 19, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    This Monday is your Unit 4 Test. It will consist of both multiple choice and short answer questions. The review sheet …
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  5. Debates Unit 4

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    December 15, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How can we conduct research more effectively? Classwork: Debate Unit 4 Class 94 Debate Unit 4 Class 95 Debate Unit …
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  6. Lesson – Heian and Feudal Japan

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    December 12, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: Was Japan truly feudal during the Tokugawa Shogunate? PowerPoint:  Classwork: Feudal Japan Diagram Sheet The Four Tiered Class System of …
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  7. Interim Assessment #2 Complete!

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    December 11, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Homework: Cultural Developments in East and Southeast Asia 5th Period: Finish Spread of Islam & Buddhism

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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
Confío en que mantendréis el secreto de nuestra organización. Espero que trabajareis duro para encontrar la mejor solución para la humanidad. Nuestro pasado, presente y futuro están en vuestros manos.
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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