Monday, February 11, 2019

Current Work: Century Overview Unit
The course starts with a study of key people and events during the 16th century.


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Past Work
Feb 18, 19
Journal Entry
Two topics from the 1500s. A person and an event relating to:
1. The Renaissance:
"Ninja Turtles," Machiavelli, Dante Aligheri,
2. The Protestant Reformation:
Martin Luther, John Calvin, Martin Luther, William Tyndale, King Henry VIII, John Knox
3. Diet of Worms, Council of Trent, St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre, Edict of Nantes
4. The Rise of the Ottoman Empire
5. The Rise of Muscovy/Russian Tsardom
6. English-Spanish War
7. The Spread of World Exploration/Conquest:
Harnan Cortes/Montezuma (Aztecs), Francisco Pizarro/Atahualpa (Inca), Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, Spain forms Mexico City, Spanish settlement of America, Portugal forms Rio De Janeiro, Portugal starts to trade with Japan (St. Francis Xavier)
Five needed things sheet.
Mar 25, 26
Journal Entry
Two topics from the 1600s. A person and an event relating to:
1. The Thirty Year War:
Gustavus Aldofus, Albert Wallenstein, Cardinal Richelieu
2. The Catholic Reformation,
3. The English Civil War:
Charles I, Oliver Cromwell or The Glorious Revolution: James II, William of Orange
4. French Absolutism:
Cardinals Richelieu and Mazarin, King Louis XIV
5. Russian Absolutism:
Romanovs, Tsar Peter the Great
6. 17th Century Literature:
William Shakespeare, John Milton, John Bunyan, Miguel de Cervantes
7. Baroque Art:
Rembrandt, Rubens or Music: George Handel, Johann Sebastian Bach, Johann Pachelbel
8. Dutch settlement of America:
New Amsterdam/New York
9. French settlement of Canada:
Quebec City
10. British settlement of North America:
Jamestown, Plymouth Rock, Hudson Bay Company
11. Dutch settlement of Africa:
Cape Hope
12. The Chinese peasant revolt:
Ming dynasty overthrown by less European-friendly Qing (Manchu) dynasty
13. Dutch overturning of Portugese monopoly on trade with India
14. Reestablishment of the Japanese feudal system:
Sengoku Jidai
15. Europeans exploit instability in India to take over
Five needed things sheet.
Apr 8, 9
Journal Entry
Two topics from the 1700s. A person and an event relating to:
1. The Scientific Revolution:
Galileo Galilei, Isaac Newton, Francis Bacon, Renee Descartes
2. 18th Century Philosophy:
Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, Voltaire, Rousseau, Goethe, Kant, David Hume, Adam Smith, Mary Wollstonecraft, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Payne/Common Sense, Catherine II
3. Formation of Anabaptist communities in America:
Amish, Mennonite, Hutterite, Shaker and Quaker
4. British colonies formed in North America:
Nova Scotia and Upper Canada
5. British colonies continue to form all over America:
New England, Rise of Britain/decline of France
6. The Seven Years War:
Treaty of Paris, Quebec Act, Growth of Britain/East Indian Company, growth of Prussia and Austria/Maria Theresa, Joseph II, rise of Russia/Peter the Great, Elizabeth I and Catherine II of Russia
7. French settlement of North America:
Province of Quebec
8. 18th Century music:
Beethoven, Mozart
9. The American Revolution:
Battles of Lexington and Concord, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, overtaxing, Boston Massacre, Boston Tea Party, War of Independence, Declaration of Independance
10. The French Revolution:
Storming of Bastille, Robespierre, the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen, Napoleon Boneparte, Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette, Reign of Terror, Jean-Paul Marat, Charlotte Corday, Olympe de Gouges, religious persecution, new calendar
11. Industrial Revoluation:
Jethro Tull, James Watts/steam engine, Bourgoisie/middle class, child labour, dangerous factories
12. Decline of the Ottoman Empire:
3. French/Indian War
: Battle of the Plains of Abraham, Thomas Wolfe, Montcalm
Five needed things sheet.
Apr 23, 24
Journal Entry
Two topics from the 1800s. (Englightenment, Revolutions) Five needed things sheet.
1. The American Civil War: Ulysses S. Grant, Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee
2. The Napoleonic Wars:
Napoleon Bonaparte, Wellington,
3. Crimean War: Russia loses
May 6, 7
Journal Entry
Two topics from the 1900s.
1. Russian Revolution
2. Soviet Union: Lenin, Stalin
3. First World War
4. The Great Depression
5. Second World War
6. Korean War
7. Cold War
8. Vietnam War
9. Fall of the Soviet Union
10. Gulf War/Kuwait
(Global Warfare, Urbanification)
Five needed things sheet.