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  1. Lesson – The Mughal Legacy

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    May 15, 2017 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How did the Mughals leave a lasting impression on India? PowerPoint: The Mughal Legacy Classwork: Historical Perspectives on the Mughal Emperors …
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  2. Lesson – England Rejects Absolutism

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    May 12, 2017 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How and why did England reject absolute monarchy PowerPoint:  Classwork: England Rejects Absolutism Organizer English Civil War Bloc Positions …
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  3. Lesson – Absolutism of Louis and Peter

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    May 10, 2017 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How were Louis and Peter absolutists and how did their absolutism impact their countries? PowerPoint: Russia Under Peter the Great Classwork: …
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  4. Lesson – Louis XIV and Absolute Rule

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    May 8, 2017 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: What actions were taken by Louis XIV to become an absolute ruler? PowerPoint: Louis XIV and Absolute Rule Classwork: Louis …
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  5. Lesson – Rise and Fall of Spanish Power

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    May 4, 2017 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: What monetary, marital, and martial factors led to both the growth and decline of Spanish power? PowerPoint: Rise and Fall of Spanish …
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  6. Thematic Essay – Ideas That Spark Change

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    May 2, 2017 by mrcaseyhistory

    Ideas That Spark Change – Martin Luther Ideas That Spark Change – Columbus Directions: Thematic Essay Ideas That Spark Change Columbus …
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  7. Lesson – European Domination of Old World Trade

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    April 27, 2017 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio:  How did Europeans gain control over Old World trade? PowerPoint: European Domination of Old World Trade Classwork: Da Gama …
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Globally, democracy is in decline. Only 22 countries were classified as full democracies. Our country was not one of them.
How the Crusades began... #PopeUrbanII #AlexiusI #Seljuks #Crusades #FirstCrusade #Clermont #Jerusalem #Constantinople #CatholicChurch #Pope #Papacy #Medieval #MedievalHistory
Monks hard at work in the Scriptorium of the Monastery, copying important texts from old withering parchment to new fresh parchment. Enjoy the soothing sounds of the Gregorian Chant.
Use your critical thinking when people in power call for war. They will use every trick in the book to convince you that war is a good idea. They will say it’s necessary. They will demonize “the other”. They will straight up lie to you. They will call those who disagree traitors who disrespect the troops. They will insist that you agree in the name of patriotism. They might say it will be quick and easy and that the people there actually want us to do it. If you need an example, look back to what was said about going into Iraq. Remember the billions of tax dollars that will be lost. Remember the lives that will be destroyed. Remember our shared humanity.
Neville Chamberlain and Adolf Hitler: When our face-to-face intuition fails us... badly. @malcolmgladwell discusses his new book Talking To Strangers as it relates to History.
On #ThisDayInHistory December 27, 537, the first religious services were held in the newly built #HagiaSophia. Built under the reign of #Byzantine Emperor #Justinian, it was once the #GreekOrthodox Christian patriarchal cathedral, briefly a #RomanCatholic cathedral, later an #Ottoman imperial mosque, and now a museum (Ayasofya Müzesi) in #Istanbul, #Turkey, formerly known as #Constantinople. Built in AD 537 before the Middle Ages, it was famous in particular for its massive dome. It was the world's largest building and an engineering marvel of its time. It is considered the epitome of Byzantine architecture and is said to have "changed the history of #architecture". You can see both the #Christian mosaics and the #Islamic calligraphy decorating the interior. The four towers, called minarets, were added by the Ottomans for delivering the five-times-daily call to prayer.
#Aramaic, the language spoken by #Jesus of Nazareth, along with most of the rest of the Middle East from the Iron Age until the early Middle Ages, still survives in this tiny town in #Syria. This is how it sounds.
#Confucius
#FlashbackFriday to the last day of school 2018! Epic rap battle between MC Hammurabi & DivineIntervention. My lyrics are recycled bars from the previous year’s talent show. His are straight #off the dome.
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