Monthly Archives: March 2016

  1. Lesson – Rwanda Genocide

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    March 31, 2016 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: What historical circumstances led to the Rwanda Genocide? Classwork: Rwanda: Background to Genocide The Rwandan Genocide: 20 Years Later DBQ …
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  2. Lesson – Aztec Empire

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    March 31, 2016 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How did the Aztecs build a strong empire? PowerPoint: Aztec Empire Classwork: Aztec Empire Notes Homework: DBQ- Chinampas

  3. Lesson – New African Nations

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    March 30, 2016 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: What struggles did new African nations face after gaining independence? Classwork: African Leader Profiles Homework: Mau Mau RadioLab “Mau …
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  4. Lesson – Mesoamerican Civilization

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    March 30, 2016 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: Should Mesoamerican culture be admired? PowerPoint: Mesoamerican Civilization Classwork: Mesoamerican Civilization Notes Mesoamerican Ball Game Mesoamerican Ball Game Discussion Organizer Homework: …
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  5. DBQ Essay – Migration

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    March 29, 2016 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: What were the historical circumstances that led to the migrations in Israel/Palestine and India/Pakistan and what impact did they have …
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  6. Lesson – The First Americans

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    March 29, 2016 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: Why did populations in the Americas develop more slowly than populations in Eurasia? PowerPoint: The First Americans Classwork: Different Continents Different …
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  7. Beginning Unit 8: The Americas and the Age of Exploration

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    March 28, 2016 by mrcaseyhistory

    Congratulations on completing Unit 7: The European Renaissance! Tomorrow, we will officially begin Unit 8: The Americas and the Age …
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Eight stages of #Genocide. Know the signs. It’s on you to prevent the next one. #NeverAgain
DID YOU KNOW? #EthnicCleansing is not limited to acts of #genocide, and can happen in much more subtle ways. For example, before the death camps, the original Nazi plan to get rid of the Jews was by mass #deportation, and by trying to encourage “self-deportation” by making life difficult for Jews in Germany. However, ethnic cleansing can very easily turn into genocide. We study history to enable us to see the signs of wrong turns by recognizing their similarity with the past. Always keep you eyes open, remain attentive, and MOST importantly, if and when you see things start to go in the wrong direction, TAKE ACTION to correct our course! If you don’t do it, who will? Why else are we teaching you this? Just so you can feel upset? No, it’s because you are the future, and you are the ones who have to guide the world in the right direction. We are all counting on you.
Did you know? 🥖 🍞 🌾 Really shows how important bread was, and still is to many people around the world. In modern developed nations (for lack of better terms), people are trying NOT to eat bread, but for most of history, crunching on carbs was the primary goal of each day. You may have heard the line of a famous prayer, “Give us this day our daily bread...” Not sushi 🍣. Not Chipotle 🌯. Bread 🥖. That prayer is known, interestingly, as “The Lord’s Prayer”. Think about it. 🤔💭 #Bread #Carbs #Lord #Lady #Etymology #AngloSaxon #OldEnglish #LordsPrayer
Oh I would so go for this! Would you? These guys have spent centuries creating an environment perfect for quiet contemplation, reflection, and study. What better place to prepare for exams? #LearnFromHistory #Monasticism #Scriptoria #Abbey #Monastery #Belgium ⛪ 📚 🇧🇪
#AbsolutePower Latest cover of Time Magazine depicts Trump as an Absolute Monarch. Very relevant to our final unit of the year! Now these references will be even more meaningful for you guys. #Consolidation #Absolutism #LouisXIV #JamesI #PeterTheGreat #SuleymanTheMagnificent #AkbarTheGreat #Augustus #ShiHuangdi
From Global Khan to AP World Sultan! (It rhymes if you pronounce it right!) #CaseyTheLawgiver #CaseyTheMagnificent
Congratulations to all the participants in the #ScienceFair, especially Group 7 with the amazing Archery Project! Great work guys! 🏹 #PewPewPew

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