Finish your Virunga essay and submit to firstname.lastname@example.org
You will have a test on the Industrial Revolution and World War 1 on Monday, Oct. 16. Study all notes and hand outs.
You will have a map quiz based on the study map of Europe in 1914 that you made in class. The quiz is set for Friday, September 29.
Roger K. Strickland is an economics professor at Santa Fe College in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Watch his short lecture on the economic theory of Mercantilism. It is important to our study of history because it was the dominant economic theory of imperialism which was one of the causes of World War 1. It was the cause of the expansion of empires and the wars that expansion caused.
1 Watch the video and make a sketch using colour that reproduces the excellent diagram he uses to explain Mercantilism. Make clear notes that explain Mercantilism. Be prepared to use that sketch and the notes to explain Mercantilism to the teacher and other students.
Watch the first half of ‘Life in the Trenches’ video from The Great War Channel on Youtube. Answer the questions on the sheet you receive in class.
Worst Jobs in the Industrial Revolution.
Your letter to the newspaper on the ‘worst jobs’ assignment is due Thursday.
Complete the worksheet you receive in class from this video.
First of all the test – Physical Regions of Canada and Capitals – will be on Friday, September 15. Review your notes on the regions chart you completed and the study package you got in class.
Second, complete your notes for your first seminar on the Industrial Revolution – pages 236-238.
Complete the Physcial Regions chart.
Quiz on the Asia Map on Friday, Sept. 8.
An interesting video about the definition of continents. Which of the definitions to you think is best and why?