Monthly Archives: November 2015

  1. Lesson – Spread of Islam and Muslim Rule

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    November 30, 2015 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How was the religion of Islam able to spread beyond the lands under Muslim rule? PowerPoint: Spread of Islam and Muslim …
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  2. Islam, the Quran, and the Five Pillars – Crash Course World History

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    November 26, 2015 by mrcaseyhistory

    In which John Green teaches you the history of Islam, including the revelation of the Qu’ran to Muhammad, the five …
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  3. Samurai, Daimyo, Matthew Perry, and Nationalism – Crash Course World History

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    November 25, 2015 by mrcaseyhistory

    In which John Green teaches you about Nationalism. Nationalism was everywhere in the 19th century, as people all over the …
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  4. Lesson – Chinese and Japanese Responses to Imperialism

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    November 25, 2015 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How did China and Japan differ in their responses to European Imperialism? PowerPoint: Chinese and Japanese Responses to Imperialism Classwork: China Resists …
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  5. Lesson – Islamic Origins

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    November 25, 2015 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How did Islam represent both continuity with and change from the past? PowerPoint: Islamic Origins Classwork: Sources of Islamic Tradition …
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  6. Lesson – Imperialism in Ireland and Scientific Racism

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    November 24, 2015 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: Classwork: Drought and Famine Ireland in the Age of Imperialism Homework: Complete Ireland in the Age of Imperialism

  7. Beginning Unit 4: Post-Classical Asia and Africa

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    November 24, 2015 by mrcaseyhistory

    Congratulations on completing Unit 3: Classical Age of Greece and Rome! Even though we technically had our first lesson yesterday, we will …
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Use your critical thinking when people in power call for war. They will use every trick in the book to convince you that war is a good idea. They will say it’s necessary. They will demonize “the other”. They will straight up lie to you. They will call those who disagree traitors who disrespect the troops. They will insist that you agree in the name of patriotism. They might say it will be quick and easy and that the people there actually want us to do it. If you need an example, look back to what was said about going into Iraq. Remember the billions of tax dollars that will be lost. Remember the lives that will be destroyed. Remember our shared humanity.
Neville Chamberlain and Adolf Hitler: When our face-to-face intuition fails us... badly. @malcolmgladwell discusses his new book Talking To Strangers as it relates to History.
On #ThisDayInHistory December 27, 537, the first religious services were held in the newly built #HagiaSophia. Built under the reign of #Byzantine Emperor #Justinian, it was once the #GreekOrthodox Christian patriarchal cathedral, briefly a #RomanCatholic cathedral, later an #Ottoman imperial mosque, and now a museum (Ayasofya Müzesi) in #Istanbul, #Turkey, formerly known as #Constantinople. Built in AD 537 before the Middle Ages, it was famous in particular for its massive dome. It was the world's largest building and an engineering marvel of its time. It is considered the epitome of Byzantine architecture and is said to have "changed the history of #architecture". You can see both the #Christian mosaics and the #Islamic calligraphy decorating the interior. The four towers, called minarets, were added by the Ottomans for delivering the five-times-daily call to prayer.
#Aramaic, the language spoken by #Jesus of Nazareth, along with most of the rest of the Middle East from the Iron Age until the early Middle Ages, still survives in this tiny town in #Syria. This is how it sounds.
#Confucius
#FlashbackFriday to the last day of school 2018! Epic rap battle between MC Hammurabi & DivineIntervention. My lyrics are recycled bars from the previous year’s talent show. His are straight #off the dome.
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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.

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