Global Studies II & Honors Class

Hiroshima

posted May 4, 2011, 5:37 AM by Keith Williams   [ updated May 4, 2011, 5:53 AM ]

Part I

YouTube Video

 
Part II
 

YouTube Video

 
Part III
 

YouTube Video

 
 
 Part IV
 

YouTube Video

Part V
 
 

YouTube Video

 
 
 
 
 
 

"Blood Gold" in the Democratic Republic of Congo

posted Feb 14, 2011, 5:16 AM by Keith Williams

From 60 Minutes on 11/29/09
 

Hobbes vs. Locke Videos

posted Oct 12, 2010, 5:28 AM by Keith Williams

Animated "debate"
 
Another...
 
 

Refresher on the Age of Absolutism

posted Sep 16, 2010, 7:05 AM by Keith Williams   [ updated Sep 16, 2010, 7:09 AM ]

A short video just to refresh you memory a bit...
 
Here's a link to another video with interesting ties to art & music.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Q-uMw52cgk
 
 

Sandinistas...

posted May 19, 2010, 11:54 AM by Keith Williams   [ updated Jun 3, 2010, 8:14 AM ]

An 11 minute video
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Pol Pot

posted May 19, 2010, 11:47 AM by Keith Williams

23 Minute video on Pol Pot
 

The Cold War

posted May 19, 2010, 6:20 AM by Keith Williams

The Iron Curtain Speech of Winston Churchill and the Cold War 1945-47
 

Japanese History of Edo Period to Meiji Restoration Video

posted Mar 12, 2010, 9:29 AM by Keith Williams

These cover a lot of 9th grade information, but then cross over to 10 grade as it enters the 19th century and the Meiji Restoration, a crucial time in Japanese and Asian history. 
    We only watched one segment of the film, but feel free to watch all 6.
    When finished, ask yourself: How did the culture of Japan that Matthew Perry found in 1852 enable the Japanese to modernize so quickly over a 30 year period?  What traits in their society allowed them to overcome the dominance of European nations?
 

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