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  • 1. Week 6 – British Institutions Reading British & American Culture Professor Hayashi
  • 2. Today’s Class
    • attendance
    • news article presentations & discussion
    • review
    • mind mapping
    • British institutions
  • 3. Review
  • 4. Review
    • What did the Romans leave behind in Britain after their 200 year rule?
    • - roads, sites of important cities, seeds of Christianity
    • What is the Black Death?
    • - a plague in 1348 that killed 1/3 of the population
    • Who was the queen during the Goldent Age of English history?
    • - Queen Elizabeth I (restored national unity, enabled prosperous trading to develop)
  • 5. Review
    • The civil war of 1642 was between which 2 powers?
    • - King Charles I & Parliament
    • What is the Enlightenment?
    • - an era when people began to use reason to dominate both nature & society
    • How did Queen Victoria change life in Britain during her reign?
    • Established the Crown in the Constitution (politically neutral), Revived support for the monarchy, affirmed Victorian values (paternalistic integrity, family, puritanism)
  • 6. Review
    • The Industrial Revolution sparked S__________ R_________ such as the creation of the police force, free education, and the extension of the vote
    • - social reforms
    • What was a positive outcome of WWI?
    • What significant event happened in the 1930’s?
    • - The great Depression
    • Germany lost WWII after ___________.
    • - it unsuccessfully invaded Russia and Britain & US intervened
  • 7. Review
    • Describe life in Britain in the 1950’s.
    • - massive growth, increase in wages, affluent society
    • How was life for young people in the early 1960’s?
    • exciting, liberating, ‘swinging sixties’
  • 8. Mind Mapping
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MlabrWv25qQ
    • What is a mindmap?
    • How do you do it?
  • 9. Mind Mapping
    • WHAT: a thinking tool that reflects what goes on inside your head
    • HOW: start in center, connect branches to central image, then other levels. add one word to each branch. use color & image.
  • 10. Good Links!
    • http://www.squidoo.com/Improve-Your-Study-Skills-with-Tony-Buzan-s-Mind-Mapping-Tips-in-Note-Taking
    • http://www.informationtamers.com/WikIT/index.php?title=How_to_make_a_mind_map#How_to_make_a_map_while_note_taking
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_mind_mapping_software
  • 11. Your Turn!
    • Get artsy!
    • Let’s mind map the chapter on “British Institutions”
    • The top 3 students will get bonus professionalism points

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