Monthly Archives: December 2016

  1. Lesson – The Role of the Medieval Church

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    December 23, 2016 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: What role did the Church play in Medieval life? PowerPoint:  Classwork: The Power of the Medieval Church Notes Benedictine and …
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  2. Lesson – European Feudalism and the Manor Economy

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    December 21, 2016 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: What role did war and defense play in the development of Feudalism? PowerPoint: European Feudalism and the Manor Economy Classwork: European …
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  3. AP Causation Essay – Imperial Expansion and Consolidation

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    December 20, 2016 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How did Classical Empires expand and consolidate? Materials: Causation Essay – Imperial Expansion and Consolidation APWH Causation LEQ Outline & …
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  4. Lesson – Viking Invasion

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    December 20, 2016 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How did the Vikings change Medieval Europe? PowerPoint: Viking Invasion Classwork: Viking Invasions Dual Illustrations Vikings Terror of Europe Homework: Charlemagne …
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  5. Beginning Unit 5: Medieval Europe

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    December 19, 2016 by mrcaseyhistory

    Congratulations on completing Unit 4: Post-Classical Asia and Africa! We have now officially begun Unit 5: Medieval Europe! As for the homework… Due …
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  6. AP Lesson – Manichaeism and Religions of the Silk Road

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    December 16, 2016 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How did the popularity of and the diversity within Christianity and Buddhism create fertile ground for the development and …
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  7. Lesson – Medieval Europe and the Franks

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    December 16, 2016 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How did the culture of Medieval Europe exhibit Germanic, Christian, and Roman influence? PowerPoint: Medieval Europe and the Franks Classwork: Medieval …
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Such a devastating loss. Earlier today, the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, perhaps the most famous monument of Medieval European architecture, suffered a massively destructive fire that engulfed much of the building and destroyed large sections of the structure, including the complete obliterations of the central spire. It is a sad day for France and for the world. President Macron has said the worst has been avoided, as the two main towers were mostly left unharmed, and he has vowed that they will rebuild Notre Dame. At moments like these, we remember that we are not at the end of history, with everything set in its final place, but rather, we are living in the midst of history ongoing, and nothing in this world lasts forever. Of the original Seven Wonders of the World, only one, the Giza Pyramids, remains standing. Notre Dame has suffered damage before, and has been restored. We can only hope that the building can be salvaged in part and perhaps one day be returned to something close to its former glory. #NotreDame
#ootd #PlagueDoctor #BlackDeath #YersiniaPestis #BubonicPlague #StudentProject #GalleryWalk #InvestigatingHistory #Miasma
The #Amazing 5th period #APWorld class doing some #ModelUnitedNations simulation of the #UNSCOP to try to solve the issue of what to do with the British Mandate of Palestine. As one might imagine, there was quite a lively discourse. After four days of debate, negotiation, and compromise, the committee voted on and passed one of the two proposed resolutions. Unfortunately, war broke out anyway, highlighting the delicate nature of international diplomacy that is often accompanied by a sense of futility. Nice try, guys. #Israel #Palestine #Zionism #UnitedNations #Partition #1947 #1948 #1967 #Nakba #IsraeliIndependence #SixDayWar #BalfourDeclaration #QuestionOfPalestine #Salaam #Shalom #Peace
Most people don’t know very much about Central Asia. It very often gets sort of skipped over. But historically, Central Asia was a major crossroads of civilization. Take a look at this actually pretty legit map I found from the January 2017 Regents exam. It does a very nice job of showing the physics geography of the region clearly and simply. #SilkRoad #IndoEuropeans #Turkistan #Turkic #EasternIranian #Pamir #Tocharian #TarimBasin #TaklamakanDesert #Steppe #EurasianSteppe #CentralAsia #AryanMigration #Huns #WhiteHuns #Kushans #Bukhara #Samarkhand #AltaiMountains #RIPAralSea #AralSea
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Fatima al Fihriya: Founder of the World’s First University . . It’s all thanks to Fatima al-Fihri that universities around the world exist. After founding the world’s first known university, the University of al-Qarawiyyin, a centre of higher education, it ultimately paved the way for modern universities around the globe. . What did she do? . Fatima al-Fihri was a Muslim woman from Tunisia who founded the first known university more than 1,000 years ago: the University of al-Qarawiyyin in Fez, Morocco. Guinness World Records acknowledges it as the oldest existing and continually operating educational institution in the world. . Much of the information about al-Fihri’s early life is lost to time, but we do know that she was born into a wealthy merchant family who prized education – even for women. Fatima and her sister, Mariam, were well schooled and devoutly religious. In the early 9th century, the al-Fihri family, along with many other Arabic people, left Tunisia and emigrated to Fez – considered a bustling, cosmopolitan metropolis by the standards of the time. When her father died, Fatima inherited his fortune. The sisters then decided to invest the money in something that would benefit their local community. . In 859 CE, al-Fihri decided that a place of higher learning was much needed in the city and founded the al-Qarawiyyin Mosque and University, naming it after her hometown. She oversaw construction of the building – 30 metres long with a courtyard, prayer hall, library and schoolrooms. . In the beginning, the educational part of al-Qarawiyyin offered courses in religious instruction and the Qur’an, but its curriculum gradually expanded into Arabic grammar, mathematics, music, medicine and astronomy, and then began conferring degrees on its graduates. The university swiftly became a famous spiritual and educational centre, visited by scholars and intellectuals from all over the world. Al-Fihri attended lectures there until her later years. . Why was she a trailblazer? . [more in comments] . #Fatima #FatimaAlFihri #FatimaAlFihriyya #FatimaAlFihriya #University #WomensHistory #WomensHistoryMonth #IslamicHistory #NorthAfricanHistory #MoroccanHistory
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