Today, we are very quickly going to cram the Indian independence movement, as well as independence movements in Turkey, Persia and Saudi Arabia, into one class period. We started class by examining Gandhi’s views on passive resistance by reading and discussing the primary source posted in the document below. Then, we read Chapter 30, Section […]
Today we are shifting gears and will begin looking at Revolutions in China in the 20th Century. In 1911, China overthrew 3000 years of dynastic rule in favor of nationalism, democracy and economic security. Unfortunately, as you can see in the power point presentation below, it didn’t work out so well.
Today, we will be reviewing the Russian Revolution by creating a timeline of important events. But first, we started out by looking at a couple of quotes by revolutionary leaders and looking at methods of accomplishing a revolution. Check out the power point below for the quotes. You’ll need to answer the three questions on […]
Today in class were are going to watch a “Docudrama” about the Russian Revolution and Lenin’s rise to power. This is an interesting documentary because it tells the story of the Russian Revolution through the eyes of some Russian sailors who are sympathetic to the Revolution’s aims, but dislike how the revolution ends in an […]
Today, we finished up the power point notes that we started yesterday. Then, we read an except from Father Gapon’s autobiography as a class to highlight the injustice the Russian people faced as they protested for food, working conditions and representation on Bloody Sunday. We discussed the three questions as a class. Then, students individually […]
The articles for this week are available below. Pick Two! Be sure to check out the updated assignment sheet on the Current Events page. NOTE: This week we have half days for Parent=Teacher Conferences. Periods 1 and 3 will meet on Wednesday 3/23 for Current Events, while Periods 4, 5 and 6 will meet […]