Category Archives: Unit 2: Era of Revolutions

  1. Thematic Essay Revision: French and Haitian Revolutions

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    November 12, 2015 by mrcaseyhistory

    Rewriting the Thematic Essay – French and Haitian Revolutions Thematic Essay – French and Haitian Revolutions Regents Thematic Rubric If …
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  2. Lesson – Peer Editing Thematic Essays

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    October 7, 2015 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How can we improve the quality of our thematic essays? PowerPoint:  Classwork: Europe in Revolt The June Rebellion Peer …
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  3. Latin American Revolutions – Crash Course World History

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    October 6, 2015 by mrcaseyhistory

    In which John Green talks about the many revolutions of Latin America in the 19th century. At the beginning of …
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  4. Lesson – Europe in Revolt

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    October 6, 2015 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: PowerPoint: Europe in Revolt Classwork: Europe in Revolt The June Rebellion Homework: Latin American Revolutions Crash Course: Latin American Revolutions …
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  5. Lesson – New Latin American States and Societies

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    October 5, 2015 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: To what extent did revolutions in Latin America alter the social order? PowerPoint: New Latin American States and Societies Classwork: Textbook …
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  6. Lesson – Revolution Sweeps Haiti

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    October 2, 2015 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How did the Enlightenment and the French Revolution influence revolution in the Haiti? PowerPoint: Revolution Sweeps Haiti Classwork: Haitian Social …
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  7. Thematic Essay – French and Haitian Revolutions

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    October 1, 2015 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How do we structure and write a thematic essay? PowerPoint: Thematic Essay Writing Classwork: Thematic Essay – French and Haitian …
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What’s the connection between the #LouisianaPurchase, the #HaitianRevolution, and the expansion of slavery? Swipe to find out! Technically a day late so more of a #YesterdayInHistory 🇭🇹 🇫🇷 🇺🇸 #AtlanticRevolutions
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

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