Monthly Archives: October 2017

  1. AP Debates MP 1

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    October 27, 2017 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How can we become the best debaters ever? PowerPoint: Introduction to Debate Classwork: Debate MP1 Class 101 Debate MP1 Class 102 …
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  2. Lesson – Beliefs and Philosophies of Early China

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    October 25, 2017 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How did religious and philosophical beliefs shape early Chinese society? PowerPoint: Early Chinese History and Philosophy Classwork: Beliefs and Philosophies of …
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  3. Lesson – Comparative Essay Writing

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    October 23, 2017 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How can we formulate a quality thesis statement for an AP Long Essay Question? Materials: AP LEQ Rubric and …
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  4. Lesson – Vedic Age of India

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    October 19, 2017 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How did a belnding of Aryan and Dravidian traditions create new religious traditions in India? PowerPoint:  Classwork: Caste System DBQ …
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  5. Lesson – Indo-Europeans and the Aryan Migrations

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    October 18, 2017 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How did the Indo-Europeans impact the regions to which they migrated and settled? PowerPoint: Indo-Europeans and the Aryan Migrations Classwork: …
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  6. Lesson – Comparative Essay Preparation

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    October 17, 2017 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How can we formulate a quality thesis statement for an AP Long Essay Question? Classwork: AP LEQ Rubric and …
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  7. Lesson – Iron Age Opportunists

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    October 16, 2017 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How did the Bronze Age collapse create opportunities for new groups to rise to prominence and how did they …
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The Epic of #Gilgamesh opening lines sung in ANCIENT #SUMERIAN and played on the Sumerian Long-Neck Gishgudi! Beautifully performed by Peter Pringle. #Mesmerizing #LanguageIsolate #CradleOfCivilization 🥖 🍺
Boy oh boy! These textile factory workers sure did not appreciate the long hours of grueling labor and unsafe working conditions! ✂️ They were churning out those shirts nicely for a while there though! 👕 who needs machines when you have #MechanizedLabor amirite? And to think, until the #Enclosure movement, they started out as simple farmers. 👨🏽‍🌾 👩🏻‍🌾
Yo what the heck?! Look at this! This is what I find on my egg carton 🍳. What kind of world are we living in? LITERALLY! I don’t know if I can buy these eggs anymore 🥚. I like that they’re cage free and they respect the chickens 🐓 , but how can you have so little respect for BASIC GEOGRAPHY?!?!?! 🌎 🌍 #TheWorldIsBackwards #YouGottaBeYolking #AboutToCrack #EggstremelyOffended
The Story of the Guillotine: The Enlightened Killing Machine Check out the full documentary on YouTube!
It really doesn’t feel like 17 years ago. It feels like a million years ago. And it feels like yesterday. The emotions are still strong. It’s still hard for me to think about it, to talk about it. We are still dealing with the effects of it. We must always remember that day and make sure we take the right lessons from it. Here’s to hoping for a better, safer world for everyone in which the power of love, peace, and acceptance can overcome hatred, violence, and intolerance. I hope that you guys can play a role in making that world a reality. 🗽
As we finish our first day #BackToSchool, consider this... On #ThisDayinHistory 1957, the town of Little Rock becomes a idealogical battleground. Under orders from the governor of Arkansas, armed National Guardsmen prevent nine African-American students from attending the all-white Central High School in Little Rock. Hazel Bryan was just 15 when this photo was taken, as was Elizabeth Eckford, the girl Bryan was screaming at. It was the first day of school in Little Rock, Arkansas. In 1957, a Federal District Court ordered the all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, to allow African-American students to attend. Governor Orval Faubus declared that he would not follow the decree. When nine African-American students attempted to enter the school on September 4, 1957, a crowd of several hundred angry and belligerent whites confronted them. Hundreds of National Guardsmen, called up by Faubus, blocked the students’ entry into the school. Faubus’s action won him acclaim from many but it was a serious embarrassment to the Eisenhower administratiuon. Eisenhower tried to negotiate a settlement with Faubus, but when this failed, he sent in federal troops. The nine African-American students were finally allowed to attend Central High. #CivilRights #BacktoSchool #USHistory
19-Day #PrisonStrike is currently taking place across the country. Prisoners and supporters are protesting against what they consider to be unfair prison labor practices that they call “prison slavery”. What are your thoughts on this issue? Do you think the system of prison work is just? We spend a decent amount of time in class discussing slavery as well as other forms of unfree unpaid labor such as serfdom, encomienda, and corvée labor for the state, such as the mit’a system. Do you think prison labor, as it is practiced in the United States is a modern form of slavery? Should the practice be changed? Discuss in comments...

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