Shmoop History

Middle Passage Interactive Map

Great Depression

Interview about migrant camps, camp life, labor issues, attitude toward "Okies."

California’s Repatriation of Mexican citizens during 1930’s NPR Interview http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5079627

Cherokee Removal & the Trail of Tears http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/nchist-newnation/10.0


World War 2

Japanese Internment Interactive Smithsonian Exhibit

Internment of Japanese Americans Digital Archives

Korematsu v. United States Court case http://landmarkcases.org/en/landmark/cases/korematsu_v_united_states

Mrs. Stewart’s History Class

The Holocaust

Timeline http://fcit.usf.edu/holocaust/timeline/timeline.htm

Nazi Rise To Power http://fcit.usf.edu/holocaust/timeline/nazirise.htm

The Final Solution Part 1 Youtube video

Auschwitz-Birkenau http://isurvived.org/AUSCHWITZ_TheCamp.html

Interactive Map of Auschwitz  http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/interactive/animations/auschwitz_map/index_embed.shtml

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Movie Clip Schindler’s List


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Star of David


Star Of David
All Jews are forced to wear the Star of David emblem in public and are then targeted for discrimination.

Themes: Discrimination, History, War, Disrespect, Dignity, Humanity, Hate, Holocaust, Cruelty, Humiliation, Racism, Ridicule, Oppression, Inhumanity, Bigotry, Intimidation, Nazi, World War 2

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Miep Gies


Miep Gies, one the Dutch citizens who hid Anne Frank, inspires the students with her powerful testimony and words of encouragement

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Magna Carta

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Jr. Scholastic Magazine “10 Cool Things About India”

taj mahal
Class Starter. Copy & paste the following questions to your penzu journal. Find the answers in the Jr. Scholastic magazine article starts on page. 8.
1. What is the primary language in India?
2. What do cows symbolize (mean) to Hindus?
3. What 4 major religions were born in India?
4. Which of these religions is the largest in India today?
5. What are some superstitions people of India have? (p. 10)
6. What are 2 inventions of ancient India?
7. Why was the Taj Mahal built?
8. Define monsoons.
9. When does monsoon season start and end?
10. What is the capital city of India?
11. Which countries border India?

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8/31 Class Starter

Class Starter  Use the textbook to define the following Ch. 1 terms

  1. prehistory (p. 4)
  2. archaeology
  3. artifacts
  4. anthropology
  5. fossils
  6. radiocarbon dating (p. 5 paragraph 2)

Today’s Agenda

  • Finish Jane Goodall video
  • Create online flashcards for Ch 1 terms at http://www.examtime.com or write definitions on paper.
  • HW US Culture Questionnaire
  • Study for Ch. 1 Vocabulary test Wed.
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