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AP World History On-Line Review Materials

May 8, 2017

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D-Day is Thursday. Yes, I know that I’ve said that if you don’t know it by now, you probably don’t know it at all – but there’s a difference between not knowing and just needing your memory jogged. Don’t study to learn new material for this exam; study to refresh what you know. Rice University’s […]

Post-Cold War Notes

April 27, 2017

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Here’s the rest of the course. Please make sure that you familiarize yourselves with this PowerPoint that goes along with the last chapter in your textbook. You’ve survived APWH in one semester. Well done! Post Cold War  

Crash Course: Globalization

April 27, 2017

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I mentioned these as key must watch Crash Course videos – please, do watch them. They not only are beneficial as far as the exam goes, they’ll also help you understand today’s world and the complicated stuff that you constantly are getting news alerts about on your phone.  

PBS’s Armenian Genocide Roundtable

April 12, 2017

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About a third of the country’s PBS stations did not air the roundtable discussion that we will view in class. The roundtable was protested by many Armenian groups because it gave a platform for those who deny that a genocide took place. The New York Times published an article regarding the cancellation, which you guys […]

The Teenage Soldiers of WWI

April 10, 2017

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I discussed/will discuss some of the kids who fought in WWI. They fought on all sides of the war, giving up school, family, and their futures to serve their country. Nearly 250,000 teenagers would join the call to fight. The motives varied and often overlapped – many were gripped by patriotic fervour, sought escape from […]

King Leopold’s Ghost Film Discussion Topic

March 29, 2017

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Yesterday, today, and for a tiny bit tomorrow, we will be viewing the film King Leopold’s Ghost in class. It has many implications for what we will be studying next unit after Spring Break – namely de-colonization in Africa after WWII and continuing problems on the continent after the departure of the Europeans. These issues, […]

Missing Assignments/End of Grading Period

March 27, 2017

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The end of this grading period is Friday, March 31st. ALL MISSING ASSIGNMENTS SHOULD BE TO ME NO LATER THAN WEDNESDAY. Failure to do so will result in a zero in the gradebook. If you need to make up an exam, make arrangements to do so with me in class. I apologize for the short […]