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  1. Weekly Homework • Homework is due on the day it appears. For example if notes for pg.210-215 are due Monday, then Monday in class is when they are due. Therefore the homework should be done on the weekend if it is due on Monday.

  2. World History: 8-10-09 Review Questions • None today! Quote None today!

  3. World History: 8-11-09 Review Questions • None today! Quote None today!

  4. World History: 8-12-09 Review Questions • None today! Quote None today!

  5. World History: 8-13-09 Review Questions • Why does talking about controversial subjects make some people uncomfortable? • What is the teacher’s job? • What is the student’s job? • Who is unlimitedly responsible for a failing student? • Quote • “After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.” Aldous Huxley

  6. World History: 8-14-09 Review Questions • What is the most “evil” country in the world? Explain. • What is your favorite part of World History? • Who is your favorite person in World History? • Who is the biggest villain in World History • Who is the biggest hero in World History? • Quote • “A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.” Elbert Hubbard

  7. Weekly Homework • Homework is due on the day it appears. For example if notes for pg.210-215 are due Monday, then Monday in class is when they are due. Therefore the homework should be done on the weekend if it is due on Monday.

  8. World History: 8-17-09 Review Questions • How much money do you give to charity every year? • How does your nationality effect who you are? • What prejudices do people from other countries have against Americans? • Why are obituaries important to people? • Quote • “A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.” -Arnold H. Glasow

  9. World History: 8-17-09 Reflection Questions • In your opinion, what were the two most important reasons to study history? Explain. • Did any of the history related careers interest you? Explain.

  10. World History: 8-18-09 Review Questions • Is our country getting better or worse? Explain. • How can bodies of water play an important role in shaping human society and economy? • How are geography and history linked? • What is culture? • Quote • “Contempt is the weapon of the weak and a defense against one's own despised and unwanted feelings.” -Alice Duer Miller

  11. World History: 8-18-09 Reflection Questions • What is geography? • What is latitude? • How do historians try to reconstruct the past?

  12. World History: 8-19-09 Review Questions • What is your purpose? • What is longitude? • What is prehistory? • How do historians function as detectives? • Where do you think humans came from? • Quote • “Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends. Shirley MacLaine”

  13. World History: 8-19-09 Reflection Questions • What were some of the claims the documentary was making? • What are some of the methods used to reconstruct history?

  14. World History: 8-20-09 Review Questions • Will there be a cure to AIDS in your lifetime? • What is anthropology? • What is archaeology? • What is an artifact? • Quote • “Friendship is one mind in two bodies.” -Mencius

  15. World History: 8-20-09 Reflection Questions • What were some additional claims the documentary was making? • What are some major differences between chimpanzees and humans?

  16. World History: 8-21-09 Review Questions • What do you see yourself doing in 10 years? • What was the Paleolithic age? • What is animism? • Why would economic scarcity often lead to increased warfare? • Why did Geography play a bigger roll in the stone age then it does today? • Quote • “Friendship is one mind in two bodies.” -Mencius

  17. World History: 8-24-09 Review Questions • Pass out and go over quiz

  18. Reflection Questions • What does it mean to domesticate? • How do some people think farming first started?

  19. World History: 8-25-09 Review Questions • What is more useful to learn….Spanish or Chinese? • What is civilization? • What is a city-state? • What is cultural diffusion? • How did job specialization lead to the emergence of social classes in early civilizations? • Quote • “I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.” Plutarch

  20. Reflection Questions • Give 3 examples of cultural diffusion in today’s world • What does it mean to be polytheistic?

  21. World History: 8-26-09 Review Questions • How are you going to impact the world? • Why were many civilizations found in river valleys? • What is a steppe? • What is an empire? • What is government? • Quote • “Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.” Elbert Hubbard

  22. Reflection Questions • How do some people think “government” was started? • How does farming help the military?

  23. World History: 8-27-09 Review Questions • Are cigarettes evil? • What is silt? • What is a cataract? • How did geography influence ancient Egypt? • What were the main features and achievements of Egypt’s three kingdoms? • Quote • “He who devotes sixteen hours a day to hard study may become at sixty as wise as he thought himself at twenty.” Mary Wilson Little

  24. Reflection Questions • How are colossal monument, such as the pyramids, a source of information on Egypt? • Why do you Ramses ordered misleading information about his battles to be etched in public monuments? That jerkface!

  25. World History: 8-28-09 Review Questions • Where is the most dangerous place to live in the U.S? • What is mummification? • What are hieroglyphics? • How did religion beliefs shape the lives of Egyptians? • How was Egyptian society organized? • Quote • “Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.” Thomas Jefferson

  26. Reflection Questions • How were religion, government, and the arts linked in ancient Egypt? • Describe two ways that Egyptian inventions or scientific advances were linked to geography.

  27. World History: 8-31-09 Review Questions • Is it fair that only men have to register for the draft? • What advances did Egyptians make in learning and the arts? • What was your favorite current event last week? • What do you like best about Egypt? • What is demotic? • Quote • “A peace is of the nature of a conquest; for then both parties nobly are subdued, and neither party loser.” William Shakespeare

  28. Reflection Questions • What have you found most interesting about Guns, Germs, and Steel? • How could have religion been used to control workers to build the pyramids? • What does it mean to decipher?

  29. World History: 9-01-09 Review Questions • If there was a draft (for men and women) because more troops were needed in Iraq, would you serve? • What is a hierarchy? • How did geographic feature influence the civilizations of the Fertile Crescent? • What were the main features of Sumerian civilization? • What advances in learning did Sumerians make? • Quote • “A people free to choose will always choose peace.” Ronald Reagan

  30. Reflection Questions • What are some of the benefits and drawbacks of keeping records in cuneiform on clay tablets? • What later inventions made it easier to preserve and pass on information?

  31. World History: 9-02-09 Review Questions • Has the US ever fought an unjust war? • What is a ziggurat? • What is cuneiform? • What does Mesopotamia mean? • Quote • “Even peace may be purchased at too high a price.” Benjamin Franklin

  32. Reflection Questions • Compare the duties of Sumerian rulers to those of rulers of countries today. • How are they similar? How are they different?

  33. World History: 9-03-09 Review Questions • Will cell phones be replaced by brain chips that can ask as cell phones in the next 20 years? • How has geography influenced India? • What is a subcontinent? • How has archaeology provided clues about Indus Valley civilizations? • What theories do historians advance to explain the decline of the Indus Valley civilization? • Quote • “If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon shots.” Napoleon Bonaparte

  34. Reflection Questions • What is a monsoon? • What is veneration?

  35. World History: 9-04-09 Review Questions • Will there ever be another crusade? • What is a caste? • What were the main characteristics of Aryan civilization in India? • What is a Brahman? • How did expansion lead to changes in Aryan civilization? • Quote • “I don't know whether war is an interlude during peace, or peace an interlude during war.” Georges Clemenceau

  36. Reflection Questions • What is a mystic? • What is a rajah?

  37. World History: 9-08-09 Review Questions • none

  38. World History: 9-09-09 Review Questions • Will the South ever “rise again?” • How did geography influence early Chinese civilization? • What were key cultural achievements in early China? • What is feudalism? • What are dynastic cycles? • Quote • “It is an unfortunate fact that we can secure peace only by preparing for war.” John F. Kennedy

  39. Reflection Questions • How did Chinese culture take shape under the Shang and the Zhou? • What are oracle bones?

  40. World History: 9-10-09 Review Questions • Will makeup ever go out of style for women? • What is global warming? • How did geography affect the development of cultures in the Americas? • What were the main features of Olmec and Mayan civilizations? • What is tribute? • Quote • “All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

  41. Reflection Questions • How did the Aztec culture develop? • What is a chinampas?

  42. World History: 9-11-09 Review Questions • Will make up ever become in style for men? • What were the main achievements of the early peoples of Peru? • How did the Incas live? • What is a glyph? • What is a alloy? • Quote • “A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.” Charles Darwin

  43. Reflection Questions • How did Incan emperors extend and maintain their empire? • What is a quipu?

  44. World History: 9-14-09 Review Questions • none

  45. World History: 9-15-09 Review Questions • What year will the world end? • What does it mean to be monotheistic? • What were the main events in the early history of the Israelites? • How did the Jews view their relationship with God? • What moral and ethical ideas did the prophets teach? • Quote • “But now I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.” Umberto Eco

  46. Reflection Questions • What does patriarchal mean? • What is the Sabbath?

  47. World History: 9-16-09 Review Questions • Why are so many women really into shoes? • What is a covenant? • What is a prophet? • What are ethics? • How are ethical beliefs of the Israelites similar to those commonly accepted in out society? • Quote • “Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” Buddha