Video Summaries<br />By: Todd Beasley<br />
Little Ice Age: Big Chill<br />14th – 19th Century<br />In 1653, a monster came upon the village of Montesay townspeople b...
Little Ice Age: Big Chill<br />New York Harbor froze for five weeks<br />Sulfur deposits in preserved ice from 115,000 yea...
Story of God<br />Winston explores the origins of religion and discusses belief in God<br />It is the priests job to tend ...
Story of God<br />People believe in God/gods to be involved in something greater than oneself<br />Monotheism is the belie...
Journey of Man<br />The story consists of man named Spencer Wells and his journey.<br />Information from history comes fro...
Journey of Man<br />Well’s believes that the human race began in Africa eventually moved to the rest of the world<br />Hum...
Cracking the Maya Code<br />Spanish explorer Jose Calderon rediscovered the temples of Palenque and the ancient hieroglyph...
Cracking the Maya Code<br />Hieroglyphic’s were carved on monuments and painted on pottery<br />A friar “Diego” thought th...
Conquistadors – HernanCortés<br />Born in Medellin<br />Cortés was part of the generation of Spanish colonizers that began...
Conquistadors – Hernán Cortés<br />Cortes had fought several battles throughout Mexico<br />First had studied law but late...
Engineering and Empire: The Maya<br />Maya is a Mesoamerican civilization<br />The Mayan’s had powerful rulers<br />Writin...
Engineering and Empire: The Maya<br />Bahlamand his fatherhad ruled for over one hundred years<br />Maya civilization’s sh...
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  1. 1. Video Summaries<br />By: Todd Beasley<br />
  2. 2. Little Ice Age: Big Chill<br />14th – 19th Century<br />In 1653, a monster came upon the village of Montesay townspeople believe only God can save them from the “titanic river of ice”<br />Crops failed and livestock could not be maintained by the harsh winters resulting in famines and illnesses 
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  3. 3. Little Ice Age: Big Chill<br />New York Harbor froze for five weeks<br />Sulfur deposits in preserved ice from 115,000 years ago indicates that there were about 5 volcanic eruptions each century.<br />Over 25 million people perished between a five-year period from the year 1347 to 1352<br />
  4. 4. Story of God<br />Winston explores the origins of religion and discusses belief in God<br />It is the priests job to tend it, and he has to wear a mask in case his breath pollutes the flame<br />Aztecs sacrifice was giving god a beating heart<br />
  5. 5. Story of God<br />People believe in God/gods to be involved in something greater than oneself<br />Monotheism is the belief in the existence of one god<br />Farming was described as an organized religion <br />
  6. 6. Journey of Man<br />The story consists of man named Spencer Wells and his journey.<br />Information from history comes from blood<br />Blood s considered by some as a time machine.<br />
  7. 7. Journey of Man<br />Well’s believes that the human race began in Africa eventually moved to the rest of the world<br />Humans were able to adapt all over<br />Well’s later visits the tribe of the San Bushman<br />
  8. 8. Cracking the Maya Code<br />Spanish explorer Jose Calderon rediscovered the temples of Palenque and the ancient hieroglyphs of the Maya<br />Cities were filled with hieroglyphics<br />Around 200 C.E. the Ancient Mayan lived in the Yucatan Peninsula<br />
  9. 9. Cracking the Maya Code<br />Hieroglyphic’s were carved on monuments and painted on pottery<br />A friar “Diego” thought that hieroglyphics were a tool of the Devil<br />Maya was abandoned and later discovered again by a Spanish explorer named Jose Calderon<br />
  10. 10. Conquistadors – HernanCortés<br />Born in Medellin<br />Cortés was part of the generation of Spanish colonizers that began the first phase of the Spanish colonization of the Americas<br />Cortes was known as one of the first conquistadors<br />
  11. 11. Conquistadors – Hernán Cortés<br />Cortes had fought several battles throughout Mexico<br />First had studied law but later followed Christopher Columbus’s steps<br />Was not trained in warfare<br />
  12. 12. Engineering and Empire: The Maya<br />Maya is a Mesoamerican civilization<br />The Mayan’s had powerful rulers<br />Writing, epigraphy, and the calendar did not begin with Mayan’s<br />
  13. 13. Engineering and Empire: The Maya<br />Bahlamand his fatherhad ruled for over one hundred years<br />Maya civilization’s shares several different features with the Mesoamerican civilization.<br />Scabesor white roads were causeways being up to sixty miles long<br />

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