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  1. Early Traditions of Russia

  2. Have Textbook today!

  3. Agenda-moved up b/c mark wedding personal day sub • 3rd Rome/Kiev and Moscow • Peter the Great Video • Scavenger Hunt • Review • Hwk: Russia Notes, map quiz tomorrow

  4. 3rd Rome? • In 1453 AD a Russian Monk declared: “The third Rome. . . shines like the sun. . . throughout the whole universe. . . Two Romes have fallen and the third one stands, and a fourth one there shall not be.”

  5. Rise of Kiev and Moscow • Mongol Invasion (Golden Horde) • Tolerated the Orthodox Church (powerful) • Trade grew/but cut Russia off from Europe • Russian Princes had to submit to Mongol overlords • Absolute power of the Mongols served as a model for later Russian Tsars • Rise of Moscow • Head of Orthodox Church made it its capital became spiritual center • Defeated the Mongols • Byzantine Christian missionaries went to Kiev to convert the Slavs. • Cyrillic alphabet-adapted from Greek • Prince Vladimir of Kiev married a sister of a Byzantine Emperor. • Made Orthodox Christianity the official religion

  6. Peter the Great Video • What was Peter determined to do? • What were his achievements? • Why did he cut off the beards of his nobles? • Why did he build St. Petersburg?

  7. Review • Who was Vladimir? • What impact did Ivan the Great have on Russian history? • Who was Ivan the Terrible? • What is a Czar? • What is Serfdom? • What were the achievements of Peter the Great? • What might have happened in Russia’s past that would make them skeptical of foreigners?

  8. Early Traditions of Russia

  9. Agenda (see next lesson) • Russia Map Quiz • Scantron: • Name: ? • Date: 4/7/06 • Subject: Russia Map Quiz • Pd: ? • Test #: ? • After Quiz work on Russia Notes!

  10. Early Traditions of Russia

  11. Agenda • Map Quiz • After Quiz: • Do Now Statement/Make sure Scavenger Hunt is complete • Review Now Statement • Notes Byzantine and Russian Empire • If Time: Web Inquiry on “The 3rd Rome” • Review • Hwk: Final Project due May 1st! • Objective: To evaluate if Russia is the 3rd Roman Empire.

  12. Now Statement • What are some facts you know about the Roman Empire? • How can the Roman Empire be similar to Russia?

  13. Roman and Byzantine Empires • Roman Empire was split into east and west • West: Roman Empire • East: Byzantine Empire • West Fell b/c: • Corruption/poor rulers/invasions by barbarians • Byzantine Empire Fell many years later b/c: • Corruption/No clear successors/Invasion by Muslims (1453)

  14. Great Schism • When the west fell the Pope in Rome lost power and influence • The Patriarch of Constantinople became the leader of the Byzantine Church • Both argued over religious interpretations • Both declared each other heretics (recently rescinded) • Eastern Orthodox: • Believe they hold the line of succession from the original Apostles

  15. Web Activity • Go to www.sasinschool.com/ • Username: bulldog10 • Launch Number 182 • Chart-4 or 5 facts per section • Blog-Response (not letter)-underline 7 facts

  16. Review • Why did the Roman and Byzantine Empires fall? • What was the Great Schism? • Who is a Patriarch? • What were some reasons given for Russia being the 3rd Rome?

  17. Early Traditions of Russia

  18. Agenda • Review Scavenger Hunt • Web Inquiry on “The 3rd Rome” • Review • Hwk: Chart and Blog and respond to someone else (5 facts underlined in posting) Due Monday!, Final Project Due (no exception) May 2nd • Objective: To evaluate if Russia is the 3rd Roman Empire.

  19. Dates • Tentatively: • Russia Quiz April 20th • Current Events Group Russia April 30th • Test May 4th Russia Notes Due • China/Japan Rest of may (3wks) • Final Project due May 2nd

  20. Roman and Byzantine Empires • Roman Empire was split into east and west • West: Roman Empire • East: Byzantine Empire • West Fell b/c: • Corruption/poor rulers/invasions by barbarians • Byzantine Empire Fell many years later b/c: • Corruption/No clear successors/Invasion by Muslims (1453)

  21. Great Schism • When the west fell the Pope in Rome lost power and influence • The Patriarch of Constantinople became the leader of the Byzantine Church • Both argued over religious interpretations • Both declared each other heretics (recently rescinded) • Eastern Orthodox: • Believe they hold the line of succession from the original Apostles

  22. 3rd Rome? • In 1453 AD a Russian Monk declared: “The third Rome. . . shines like the sun. . . throughout the whole universe. . . Two Romes have fallen and the third one stands, and a fourth one there shall not be.”

  23. Web Activity • Go to www.sasinschool.com/ • Username: bulldog10 • Launch Number 182 • Chart-4 or 5 facts per section • Blog-Response (not letter)-underline 7 facts

  24. Review • Why did the Roman Empire fall? • Why did the Byzantine Empire fall? • Who is the Patriarch? • What is one way that Russia could be the 3rd Rome?

  25. Review • Why did the Roman and Byzantine Empires fall? • What was the Great Schism? • Who is a Patriarch? • What were some reasons given for Russia being the 3rd Rome?