Category Archives: Global History I

  1. Enduring Issues Essay – Power and Persecution of Religion

    March 15, 2019 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: What role has religion played in relationship to governments throughout history? Materials: Power and Persecution of Religion Enduring Issues Essay …
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  2. Trade and Exchange in the Indian Ocean Basin *

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    March 13, 2019 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How did the Indian Ocean Trade Network create more connection and cultural diffusion throughout the Indian Ocean Basin? PowerPoint: Indian …
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  3. Tang and Song Golden Age

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    March 11, 2019 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How did Tang and Song China have a lasting impact on their neighbors and the wider world? PowerPoint: Tang and …
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  4. West African Culture and Tradition *

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    March 7, 2019 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: Is oral tradition a trustworthy source of history? PowerPoint: West African Culture and Tradition Classwork: West African Culture and Tradition …
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  5. West African Kingdoms and the Trans-Saharan Trade

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    February 26, 2019 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: Did favorable geography or cultural interaction play more of a role in the development of West African kingdoms? PowerPoint: …
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  6. Late Medieval Economic Revival

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    February 25, 2019 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How did the expansion of trade and the commercial revolution have a political and socio-economic impact on medieval European …
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  7. Crusades Perspectives Articles Project

    February 15, 2019 by mrcaseyhistory

    Directions: Crusades Perspectives Articles Project Resources: First Crusade: The Crusades Through Their Eyes The Crusades Through Their Eyes Primary Sources Third …
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#MurasakiShikibu is the best known writer to emerge from Japan's glorious #Heian period. Her novel, The #TaleOfGenji (#Genji-monogatari) is considered to be one of the world's finest and earliest novels. Some argue that Murasaki is the world's first modern novelist. Shikibu was born into the Fujiwara family, daughter of the governor of a province, who also was a well known scholar. Always very intelligent, as a child she learned more quickly than her brother, causing her father to lament, "If only you were a boy, how happy I should be!" He did, however, allow Shikibu to study with her brother, even letting her learn some Chinese classics, which was considered improper for females at the time. . When she was in her early twenties, Lady Murasaki was married to a distant relative. Her only daughter was born in 999. After the death of her husband in 1001 A.D, knowing of her writing talent and her brilliant mind, the imperial family brought Lady Murasaki to court. . At court, #LadyMurasaki began a diary she kept up for two years. While giving a vivid account of court life, it also gives us insights into what Lady Murasaki thought. For example, she didn't like the frivolous nature of court life. Once she described a picture competition there as a "moment in the history of our country when the whole energy of the nation seemed to be concentrated upon the search for the prettiest method of mounting paper scrolls!" She also went to great pains to hide her knowledge of Chinese, fearing the criticism of those who felt it to be unladylike to be happy reading this obscure language. . #Shikibu may have begun The Tale of the Genji before she came to court. Yet much of it was written there, loosely based on her years as lady-in-waiting to the Empress Akiko. It is a very long novel about complications in the life of a fictitious prince called Genji. Like many of the court ladies, Shikibu was a master at observing the daily activities and attitudes of upper class society. . ...See comments for the rest of the bio! . . #WomensHistory #WomensHistoryMonth
I didn’t want to leave out #APWorld! Here are some of the organizational approaches for writing the DBQ essay that we discussed in class. I look forward to seeing what you guys produce! You got this! #GroupsOrPeriods
This will make plenty of sense to my Global students but basically no sense to anyone else. Here you go guys. I know you can do it. You got this. You have what it takes. I believe in you. Make it happen. #EnduringIssues #EssayWriting #Global
#Zenobia, the Rebel Queen Who Took On Rome: This ancient #Syrian queen of #Palmyra conquered Egypt, captured Roman provinces, and nearly transformed her realm into an empire equal to #Rome. (Her real name was Septimia Bat-Zabbai, hellenized as Zenobia.) . . ...The showdown had been decades in the making. By the middle of the third century A.D. the Roman Empire was mired in political and economic crisis, its frontiers under constant attack, and its center struggling to hold. The catastrophic defeat and capture in 260 of Emperor #Valerian by the #Persians thrust Roman rule into even greater disarray. In Europe the rebel #Gallic empire started to break away from Rome. Weakened and distracted, the empire was facing threats on all fronts. Observing from the east, Zenobia saw her opportunity and knew that she had an empire to gain... . . Read the full story at NationalGeographic.com or through link in my bio. . . #WomensHistoryMonth #AncientWomen #WomensHistory #AncientHistory #SyrianHistory
#Boudica was a #Celtic queen who led a revolt against #Roman rule in ancient #Britain in A.D. 60 or 61. As all of the existing information about her comes from Roman scholars, particularly #Tacitus and #CassiusDio, little is known about her early life; it’s believed she was born into an elite family in Camulodunum around A.D. 30. At 18, Boudica married Prasutagas, king of the Iceni tribe of modern-day East Anglia. When the Romans conquered southern #England in A.D. 43, most Celtic tribes were forced to submit, but the Romans let Prasutagas continue in power as a forced ally of the Empire. When he died without a male heir in A.D. 60, the Romans annexed his kingdom and confiscated his family’s land and property. As a further humiliation, they publicly flogged Boudica and raped her two daughters. #Boudicca promised vengeance after this violation: “Nothing is safe from Roman pride and arrogance. They will deface the sacred and will deflower our virgins. Win the battle or perish, that is what I, a woman, will do.” Like other ancient Celtic women, Boudica had trained as a warrior. With the Roman governor Gaius Suetonius Paulinus leading a military campaign in Wales, Boudica led a rebellion of the Iceni and members of other tribes resentful of Roman rule. After defeating the Roman Ninth Legion, the queen’s forces destroyed Camulodunum, then the capital of Roman Britain, and massacred its inhabitants. They went on to give similar treatment to #London and Verulamium. By that time, Suetonius had returned from Wales and marshaled his army to confront the rebels. In the clash that followed, the Romans managed to defeat the Britons despite inferior numbers, and Boudica and her daughters apparently killed themselves by taking poison in order to avoid capture. In all, Tacitus claimed, Boudica’s forces had massacred some 70,000 Romans and pro-Roman #Britons. Though her rebellion failed, and the Romans would continue to control Britain until A.D. 410, Boudica is celebrated today as a national heroine and an embodiment of the struggle for justice and independence. #WomensHistoryMonth #AncientHistory
Incredible vivid images of life in #Ottoman #Jerusalem, 1900-1918. Muslims, Christians, and Jews. Before the British #Mandate. Before the World Wars. Before the #Holocaust. Before the #UNPartition. Before the State or #Israel. Before #Nakba. Before the many wars and attacks. Before #Occupation. Before #Intifada. Before the rockets fired at Israel. Before the repeated destructions of Gaza and the illegal #settlements in the West Bank. Before the separation wall. May we one day (soon) see a #JustPeace in #Jerusalem and all the land of #Canaan. #Israel #Palestine 🇮🇱 🇵🇸 #Yerushalayim #AlQuds
#MuhammadAli on the #VietnamWar. #GOAT #BlackHistoryMonth

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