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Reading week6

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