Western Civilization I

 

COURSE INTRODUCTION
 

X Syllabus Fall 2010
X Skills Analysis Worksheet

X Personal Course Objectives
X Textbook Evaluation

X Transformational Learning Experiences

X History as an Academic Discipline

X Guidelines for Source Analysis

X Why Study History?

X PPT: The Historians' Toolbox

X Video: You Canít Be Neutral on a Moving Train

X PPT: A Crossroads in History

 


 


THE ANCIENT WORLD
 

X Film: The Dawn of History 
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Paleolithic and Neolithic Societies
X A Paleolithic Art Gallery
X Ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt
X PPT: Major Transformations in Human Society
X PPT: Egyptian Civilization
X Ancient Myths and Legends
X Platoís Allegory of the Cave
X Aristotleís Ethics
X PPT: Ancient Greek Civilization
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Alexander and the Unity of Mankind
X Roman Civilization: The Republic
X Pax Romana and the Roman Contribution
X PPT: Ancient Rome
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Pax Romana


THE MEDIEVAL WORLD
 

X PPT: The Byzantine Empire
X PPT: Islamic Civilization
X PPT: Charlemagne
X Medieval Life Chart
X Medieval Institutions Chart
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The Medieval Peasant and the Milk Pail
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Trial by Ordeal
X PPT: The Middle Ages
X The Rise of National States
X The Ascendancy of the Church
X Crusades and Jihads
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PPT: The Crusades
X PPT: Crusades and Jihads


THE EARLY MODERN WORLD
 

 Grace before the Meal, by Anthonius Claessins, c. 1538-1613

X PPT: The Calamitous 14th Century
X PPT: The Art of the Renaissance
X Oration on the Dignity of Man
X What Historians Say About Columbus
X PPT: The Roots of the Protestant Reformation

X Ninety-Five Theses

X PPT: The Protestant Reformation in Germany
X PPT: Henry VIII & the Reformation in England

X PPT: John Calvin & the Reformation in Geneva
X PPT: The Society of Friends
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PPT: The Catholic Reformation

X The Catholic Reformation: A Scholarly Account

X Catholic Encyclopedia: Counter-Reformation 
X The Counter-Reformation 
X Protestantism, Capitalism, and Democracy

 

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