Non-Fiction Reading Assignment

  Nonfiction Reading Assignment TFA – IMPERIALISM Humanities and English 8 Name: Sam   Name: Immigrant Song – Led Zeppelin http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hC-T0rC6m7I Please provide an MLA Citation of the Text: Led Zeppelin. Immigrant Song. Jimmy Page, 1970. CD. Vocabulary: Threshing – To move violently   Valhalla – a palace in which heroes killed in battle were believed … [Read more…]

Reading Questions: The Age of Imperialism

1.Why did European nations compete for overseas empires during the late nineteenth century? They competed for more land so that they could have more resources, become richer and also become more powerful. They were trying to evolve their empire by taking land and expanding. Specifically, Germany and The US were trying to become more economically … [Read more…]

Achaemenid Empire Citations and Source Analysis

Works Cited “Achaemenid.” Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 03 Mar. 2014. Web. 05 Mar. 2014. “Babylon.” Keyway.ca. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Mar. 2014. <http://www.keyway.ca/gif/babylon.gif>. Cambyses II. Digital image. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Mar. 2014. <http://0.tqn.com/d/ancienthistory/1/0/c/P/3/Cambyses.jpg>. Cambyses II Lost Army. Digital image. Wikimedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Mar. 2014. <http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/32/Cambyses_II-lost-army.jpg>. Cambyses II Portrait. Digital image. S9. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Mar. 2014. … [Read more…]

Age of Exploration: Video Questions

1. What are some reasons Native Americans resent the fact that Christopher Columbus was glorified for so long? Because Christopher Columbus lead the other europeans to America which caused genocide of the native Americans and also caused them to enslave the native Americans. Columbus and his colleagues also did not treat the native Americans well. … [Read more…]

Guns, Germs and Steel Video Questions

Video: 1. At the time that the Spanish conquistador’s invaded the Inca Empire, they were armed with state of the art weaponry. Describe this weaponry. They used steel swords, guns and also armor. this gave them an advantage over the inca. They also rode horses. 2. What is Jared Diamond’s explanation for why the Spanish had … [Read more…]

Christopher Columbus

Volcabulary   Word Definition Sentence from the Text Petrel A bird that lives around the sea. “we saw petrels, and a green reed…” Doublet Two similar things “I would give a silk doublet to the man…” Laden Something that is weighted down. “and a thorn branch laden with red fruits” Indistinct Something which is not … [Read more…]