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About victoriaruss

I teach World History, Civics, AP Psychology, and AP Government at West Bladen High School.

Imperialism (1800-1914)

1. Which country is represented by the octopus? 2. Why is the octopus appropriate to represent England? 3. Name the countries being grabbed by England’s octopus? 4. What do you think the cartoonist’s point of view is about imperial England? … Continue reading

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Schoolhouse Rocks “No More Kings”

“School House Rocks “No More Kings” Lyrics Rockin’ and a-rollin’, splishin’ and a-splashin’, Over the horizon, what can it be? The pilgrims sailed the sea To find a place to call their own. In their ship Mayflower, They hoped to … Continue reading

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Wordle classroom ideas

Using wordle in classroom

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Henry VIII 6 Wives (Mnemonic Device)

REMEMBERING THE FATES OF HENRY VIII’S WIVES The wives of King Henry VIII met so many unfortunate ends that it can be hard to keep track of them all. This device breaks down the fates of each unlucky lady in … Continue reading

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Pillars of Islam

Few People Cheer For Pizza Explanation: The first letter of each word is the first letter of the 5 Pillars of Islam. Faith Prayer Charity (giving alms) Fasting Pilgrimage What Are the Five Pillars of Islam? The Five Pillars of … Continue reading

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Civil Rights Movement Powerpoint


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Civil Rights Power point (AP Gov)

The Civil Rights Movement Prior to this unit, students learned about the Cold War. The units are arranged thematically; hence the desegregation of the.

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