Monthly Archives: February 2015

  1. Lesson – The Black Death

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    February 27, 2015 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How did the Black Death spread, and how did it change Europe? PowerPoint:  Classwork: Will The Real Pope Please Stand …
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  2. Video: How to Shoot an English Longbow

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    February 26, 2015 by mrcaseyhistory

    Thought you guys might find this cool. Obviously I do. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EvKJcxa8x_g]

  3. Lesson – Ming China and Zheng He

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    February 25, 2015 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: Did China make a mistake by ending its maritime voyages? PowerPoint:  Classwork: Zheng He Background Research Organizer Zheng He Documents …
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  4. Lesson – Land of the Tsars

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    February 24, 2015 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: Does Russia deserve to be called the Third Rome? PowerPoint:  Classwork: The Golden Horde Reshapes Russia The Golden Horde Reshapes …
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  5. Lesson – The Birth of Russia

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    February 23, 2015 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: Which culture had the greatest influence on Russia? PowerPoint:  Classwork: The Rise of Russia The Rise of Russia Activity The …
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  6. DBQ Essay: Conquerors – Mongols and Ottomans

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    February 14, 2015 by mrcaseyhistory

    Here you have EVERYTHING you need to write your DBQ essay. I didn’t mention this is class, but I created …
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  7. Lesson – The Mughal Legacy

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    February 13, 2015 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How did the Mughals leave a lasting impression on India? PowerPoint: The Mughal Legacy Classwork: Historical Perspectives on the Mughal Emperors …
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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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