Tuesday, December 18, 2012

French Revolution and Napoleon Notes

Hi folks

Sorry that posting has fallen off as of late.  I will try to be better about getting stuff up here in a timely fashion when we return from break.  For now, here are the notes from the French Revolution and Napoleon.  Hopefully they help you review for the test on Thursday.

French Revolution Notes


And here are the notes on Napoleon

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Enlightenment Review Sheet

...can be found here.

Remember, in addition to knowing the names and terms, you need to know why these things are still important, and how the ideas of Enlightenment era philosophers can be applied today.

Online reading due 11/16

Please read this article that summarizes the significance of the Enlightenment era, and answer the questions found here.  You can either write in complete sentences on a lined piece of paper, or you can print out the questions and answer directly on the sheet.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Enlightenment Syllabus

You can find a copy of the Enlightenment Syllabus here.  There are links there to the online articles and questions as well. 

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

English Revolution Test Review

The test on the English Revolution has been moved from Friday, October 19, to Monday, October 22nd. 

You can find the review sheet for the test here.

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Henry VIII and family

Here is the keynote presentation on Henry VIII and the creation of the Church of England.  Here are the points that make all this stuff so important, historically:

1.  Henry used Parliament to separate the Church of England from the Catholic Church (even though he didn't have to do that).

2.  Henry didn't really care about "religion" so much as he did his divorce.  Therefore he left it very unclear exactly what the religious practices of the Church of England were.

3.  He never solved the problem of a strong male heir, so the mess he left wasn't easily resolved.

Additionally, here's the homework assignment about Elizabeth.  The reading can be found online here, and the questions here.

English Revolution Syllabus

This is a long unit; here's the syllabus in case you need it.

Also, if you are curious about the Magna Carta of 1215, here's a translation of the whole thing.  (We looked only at points 12 and 39, and we used a slightly different translation.)

Again, remember - why is the Magna Carta so important?

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Homework due 9/13

In case you misplaced the homework assignment, it can be found here.

Review Materials

When reviewing, think not only of the names and terms, but also how these ideas fit together to form a narrative.  In other words, you should be able to use names and terms to tell the story of the Protestant Reformation as a whole.

A fun way to review!  The Protestant Reformation Song!

Review the terms and apply them using the Protestant Reformation Perspectives chart.

Coming soon - the Protestant Reformation Review Sheet.

Monday, September 10, 2012

Differences between Catholics and Lutherans

Trying to remember what all Christians have as their core beliefs?  How about the differences in religious practice between Catholics and Lutherans?  Here's the keynote presentation we did together in class.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Setting the Stage

Trying to remember what Europe was generally like in 1500?

Here are the notes from class.

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Course Description and Expectations

Please click here and here to access the MEH Course Description and MEH Rules and Expectations.

You need to read these to complete your 10 point homework for August 30.

Misplace the question sheet?  It's located here.

Intro Syllabus

Misplace the syllabus?  Here's a copy.

MEH Block 7 Introductory Syllabus