Category Archives: Unit 7: Cold War and Decolonization

  1. Parliamentary Debates Unit 7 & 8

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    April 22, 2016 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How can we deepen our research to improve the strength and clarity of our debate arguments Classwork: Debate Unit 7 & …
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  2. Lesson – Iranian Revolution

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    April 7, 2016 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: Was the Iranian Revolution a positive change for the country? Classwork: 100 Years of Beauty – Iran Revolution of Values …
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  3. Iran’s Revolutions – Crash Course World History

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    April 6, 2016 by mrcaseyhistory

    In which John Green teaches you about Iran’s Revolutions. Yes, revolutions plural. What was the1979 Iranian Revolution about? It turns …
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  4. Lesson – Breakup in the Balkans

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    April 6, 2016 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: Did the nations of the world have a responsibility to intervene in the conflicts resulting from the breakup of Yugoslavia? …
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  5. Lesson – Apartheid South Africa

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    April 4, 2016 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How was Apartheid driven by both racial and economic motivations? Classwork: Understanding Apartheid Apartheid DBQ Homework Due Wednesday: Persepolis Questions

  6. 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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  7. 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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Why Socrates Hated Democracy from The School of Life. This is one person’s reflection on one philosopher’s reflection on democracy. It doesn’t mean you have to agree with it. But it’s worth hearing a new perspective on something we often don’t stop to consider.
Aristotle vs Pericles on the Best Form of Government. Both were men of Athens, a philosopher and a politician, with very different views. Let us also remember that Democratic Pericles led the Athenians in the Peloponnesian War to defend their exploitation of the Delian League, and Aristotle, advocate of the idealized Philosopher King who tutored Alexander the Great, who did not perhaps live up to that ideal. Who do you think was closer to the right position? . Copyright Peter Casey aka @globalkhan
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Cooperation > Conflict . . Image 2 = Council of Clermont Image 3 = Córdoba, Spain Image 4 = Grand Mosque (now Cathedral) of Córdoba Image 5 = Statue of Ibn Rushd, aka Averroës, Spanish Muslim philosopher and scholar of and commentator on Aristotle, his works studied through translation in medieval Christian Europe. . . . #Cordoba #cordobaespaña #alandalus #andalucia #andalusia #españa #spain #spanishhistory
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Helpful map showing the resettlement of Israelites (Northern Kingdom) by the Assyrians and the Jews (Israelites specifically from the Southern Kingdom of Judah) by the Neo-Babylonians (aka Chaldeans). These removals by the two Mesopotamian empires created early disapproval communities of Israelites/Jews, though later in history, additional expulsions from their homeland would lead to an even wider Jewish Diaspora, such as after the Roman destruction of Jerusalem, the Spanish expulsion in 1492, and various other expulsions in Europe and elsewhere over the centuries. And yet, amazingly, the Jewish people continue to retain an independent cultural identity even after thousands of years.

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