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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Week 21: Jan. 21-25, 2k19

No School Monday -- MLK Day -- It wouldn't hurt for you to watch this video about Martin Luther King, JR.  Enjoy!



Day 1
In Class:  Go over Las Casas HW Q's based on the reading assigned Friday: Click Me! 
1. Who was Las Casas?
2. What made Las Casas change his mind about exploration and the conquest of Americas?
3. What were Las Casas' four arguments against Indian slavery and conquest?


HW:  Work on the Xploration Writing Assignment  -- Paper due Monday, Jan. 28

Day 2
In Class: Work on the Xploration Writing Assignment
HW:  Work on the Xploration Writing Assignment -- Paper due Monday, Jan. 28

Day 3
In Class: Work on the Xploration Writing Assignment
HW:  Work on the Xploration Writing Assignment  -- Paper due Monday, Jan. 28

Friday, January 18, 2019

HW for the weekend #Davis7 -- Due Tuesday, Jan 28 -- NO XCeptions!

HW: As you’ve learned there were many pros and cons of European Exploration.  The impact was simply tremendous in all of world history. Exploration vastly increased Europeans’ knowledge of the world.  New foods led to a population explosion. Investments in expeditions and colonies contributed to the growth of capitalism and new empires.  European nations became the most dominant in the world…

Read about Bartolome de Las Casas and answer the following… Click Here For The Reading if you did not already take a hard copy from class. Answer the following Q's for an HW grade!

1. Who was Las Casas?

2. What made Las Casas change his mind about exploration and conquest of the Americas?

3. What were Las Casas’ four arguments against Indian slavery & conquest? (Put them in your own words!)

For Mr. Barry's Class -- Follow the format below for your answers to the Q's

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Week 20: Jan. 14-18, 2k19

Welcome to our second week of the Age of Xploration!

Day 1
In Class: The ExplorersWho were they?  What did they explore?  Where are they from?  
  • Leif Erikson
  • Marco Polo
  • Ibn Battuta
  • Vasco da Gama
  • John Cabot
  • Juan Ponce de Leon
  • Hernando de Soto
  • Francisco Coranado
  • Samuel de Champlain
  • Francis Drake
  • Rene Robert de La Salle
  • Henry Hudson
HW:  None!

Day 2
In Class:  Continue our Explorers!
HW:  None!

Day 3
In Class:  Continue our Explorers!
HW:  None!

Day 4
In Class:  Go over The Xplorers -- Who were they? What did they explore?  Where are they from? What is their true contribution to the Age of Xploration?
HW: As you’ve learned there were many pros and cons of European Exploration.  The impact was simply tremendous in all of world history. Exploration vastly increased Europeans’ knowledge of the world.  New foods led to a population explosion. Investments in expeditions and colonies contributed to the growth of capitalism and new empires.  European nations became the most dominant in the world…

Read about Bartolome de Las Casas and answer the following… Click Here For The Reading Answer the following Q's for an HW grade!

1. Who was Las Casas?

2. What made Las Casas change his mind about exploration and conquest of the Americas?

3. What were Las Casas’ four arguments against Indian slavery & conquest? (Put them in your own words!)


For Mr. Barry's Class -- Follow the format below for your answers to the Q's