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Welcome back, future leaders! For today’s warm-up please do the following:

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Welcome back, future leaders! For today’s warm-up please do the following:

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  1. Welcome back, future leaders! • For today’s warm-up please do the following: • Grab your notebook and student log from the crates. • Draw an X through today’s homework box. • Write in today’s objective on your student log. • Open your notebook and respond to the following prompt: • What are some natural geographic features of Baltimore or the • area around it? How have these features affected the way we • live? Write one full paragraph. (Remember, don’t worry about • right or wrong answers - I just want you to think! I.D.K. is • unacceptable.) • Make effort, not excuses. USE YOUR TIME WISELY!

  2. A Quick Note: ________________________________________________________ Before we can really get started… ??? OH NOES! What happened?

  3. World History with Mr. Golden __________________________________________________________ Geography and War – Moving Mountains

  4. Remember this? ________________________________________________________ I’m planning on building a castle and I need to choose a location that is great for defense. Should I build my castle on an island or a mountain? Justify your answer!

  5. Objective: ________________________________________________________ FLWBAT analyze the impact of geographic features on ancient warfare

  6. Agenda: ________________________________________________________ • “Exit Ticket” Review • A little background… • So, where to build? • Video • Foldable? • We’re done!

  7. So, where to build? ________________________________________________________ Pros Cons

  8. A little background: ________________________________________________________ Meet Alexander the Great! • Alexander was tutored by Aristotle (the guy some people think was the smartest guy, you know… ever.) • Became king of Macedonia at the age of 20. • In 10 years of almost non-stop conquest, he assembled one of the largest empires in human history – (it stretched across 3 continents), and he did it 350 years before Jesus was born.

  9. A little background: ________________________________________________________ The Roman Empire: • Ruled over Europe, Africa, and parts of Asia for 500 years. • Has had a lasting impact on world language, religion, philosophy, law, architecture, and just about anything else that you can imagine short of the Nintendo Wii.

  10. A little background: ________________________________________________________ This… is… HISTORY! And there’s no easy way into the book! Alexander’s Macedonian Empire and the Roman Empire are two of the greatest and most powerful societies the world has ever seen, and you’ll understand why after today. Prepare the Wayback Machines – It’s time to learn!

  11. What did they do? ________________________________________________________ Alexander’ siege of Tyre:

  12. What did they do? ________________________________________________________ Alexander’ siege of Tyre: Island Peninsula Siege tower

  13. What did they do? ________________________________________________________ Alexander’ siege of Tyre:

  14. What did they do? ________________________________________________________ Roman siege of the Masada:

  15. What did they do? ________________________________________________________ Roman siege of the Masada:

  16. What did they do? ________________________________________________________ Roman siege of the Masada:

  17. So, where to build? ________________________________________________________ Is any place safe?!? X X High-walled island city? Hardcore mountain fortress?

  18. This… is… HISTORY! ________________________________________________________ The Battle of Thermopylae Between September 8-10 of 480 BCE, a force of Spartan soldiers and their allies held off an invading Persian army long enough for reinforcements to arrive and protect their homes. But… the Spartans didn’t do it alone. They had a little help from mother nature… Spartans & Allies : About 20,000 Soldiers Xerxes’ Persians: About 2,600,000

  19. This… is… HISTORY! ________________________________________________________ The Battle of Thermopylae

  20. This… is… HISTORY! ________________________________________________________ The Battle of Thermopylae

  21. Exit ticket: ________________________________________________________ How did the Spartans in the video clip use geography of the area to turn the battle to their advantage at the Battle of Thermopylae? Use specific examples!

  22. Foldable: ________________________________________________________

  23. Foldable: ________________________________________________________

  24. Foldable: ________________________________________________________

  25. Foldable: ________________________________________________________

  26. Foldable: ________________________________________________________ Mountain Lake Ocean Peninsula Plain Island Desert River

  27. Foldable: ________________________________________________________ Mountain Lake Ocean Peninsula Plain Island Desert River

  28. Foldable: ________________________________________________________ Mountain A high area of land with steep sides and a sharp peak Lake Ocean Peninsula Plain Island Desert River

  29. We’re done! ________________________________________________________ Make sure to put your notebooks in the crate and your folders in folders, please! Thank you for all your hard work today!