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Are We Evil? Understanding the role of government via an analysis of human nature

Are We Evil? Understanding the role of government via an analysis of human nature

Have you ever pondered this question? Maybe not in these exact words, but have you ever wondered why some people break the rules and others don’t? Why some societies and cultures have high crime and others don’t? These questions are at the core of political […]

What makes a Good Leader? An inquiry

What makes a Good Leader? An inquiry

What makes a good Ruler? This is an absolutely massive question! You have to answer this for yourself every time you vote for student office or team captain, and will eventually consider it when you vote in national elections. Ideas in regard to what makes […]

Does art change us?

Does art change us?

We’ll investigate this question in both a modern and historical context via the learning helper linked HERE

Understanding Humanism

Understanding Humanism

In order to understand the ideology / intellectual orientation of humanism, engage in the learning helper linked HERE titled, “Understanding Humanism”

Putting Trump through the OPVL Test!

Putting Trump through the OPVL Test!

The following source analysis activity linked HERE is designed to create familiarity and comfort using the OPVL approach to document analysis!

Are you down with OPV(L)?! Yea you know me!

Are you down with OPV(L)?! Yea you know me!

Source analysis is a key skill in not just history class, but all classes. You need to develop the ability to look at a stimulus and say, “what is this? What purpose does it serve? And are there any inherent biases that could be corrupting […]

Modern World Final Review!!!

Modern World Final Review!!!

Your Final Exam for semester 2 will consist of one essay question. You can find your final exam review sheet HERE. If you’re comfortable/familiar with all the information on it, this final exam won’t be no thing!

Mercantilism and Imperialism: The race for resources and markets

Mercantilism and Imperialism: The race for resources and markets

Key Learning Objectives today: Understand Mercantilism Understand the desire for colonies Understand what a “colony” is Understand the “secondary factors” regarding imperialism: racism; militarism; wars, etc. Learning task: Predict problems with mercantilism as an economic theory as well as colonialism as a national policy. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KCsjohKYRyDhYGONainR8xPYd__kDHO2uZwruUu4iFo/edit?usp=sharing

Problem Solving the Industrial Revolution

Problem Solving the Industrial Revolution

After learning about the benefits as well as the “problems” of newly industrialized society, it is now up to you to SOLVE those problems! Use the learning helper below to do so: Make a copy of the following doc! https://docs.google.com/document/d/19YVayI6sY5DhJN5RMY1KMLLpIGxUvQF83dVcczyT850/edit?usp=sharing  

Understanding the French Revolution via Allegory

Understanding the French Revolution via Allegory

An allegory is an extended analogy designed to articulate information. There have been many famous allegories throughout history such as George Orwell’s Animal Farm, a cautionary allegory about the rise of soviet style communism. The Greek philosopher Plato used an allegory to explain his meta-physics via his […]