Monthly Archives: January 2015

  1. Lesson – Late Medieval Cultural Revival

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    January 22, 2015 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: Do the Crusades deserve credit for Europe’s revival? PowerPoint:  Classwork: Late Medieval Scholarship and Literature Late Medieval Scholarship and Literature …
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  2. Lesson – Medieval Monarchy

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    January 21, 2015 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How and against whom did Monarchs compete for power in Medieval Europe? PowerPoint:  Classwork: Medieval Monarchy Notes and Magna Carta …
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  3. Lesson – Trade Towns and Guilds

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    January 20, 2015 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How did the expansion of trade impact Europe politically, socially, and economically? PowerPoint:  Classwork: Trade Towns and Guilds Notes Impact …
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  4. Lesson – The Aftermath of the Crusades

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    January 16, 2015 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: Were the Crusades a success? PowerPoint:  Classwork: The Fourth Crusade The Crazy One The Crusades- Wars That Changed The …
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  5. Lesson – Perspectives on the Crusades

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    January 15, 2015 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: Were the Crusades just wars? PowerPoint:  Classwork: Pope Urban Discussion Organizer The Council of Clermont The Crusades Begin Notes Homework: …
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  6. Lesson – The Crusades Begin

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    January 14, 2015 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: Why did the Crusades happen? PowerPoint: The Crusades Begin Classwork: A Violent Yet Religious World The Crusades Begin Notes The Council …
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  7. Lesson – The Power of the Papacy

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    January 13, 2015 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How did the Papacy increase its power during the Middle Ages? PowerPoint: The Power of the Papacy Classwork: Clash of Powers …
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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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