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Unit  6 The Early Middle Ages
Chapter 17 The Germans
200 A.D. - 550 A.D.

 

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Day 1
Topic    Map Germanic Kingdoms                                                               
Objective
16.A.3b  Make inferences about historical events and eras using historical maps and other historical sources.
18.A.5  Compare ways in which social systems are affected by political, environmental, and economic and technological changes.
State Goals
Classwork-Homework
Germanic  Tribes  1:35

atlas.gif (1202 bytes) Atlas of World History

readme.gif (1442 bytes) Altlas of World History pp. 56-57

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes)Early Kingdoms of Medieval Europe  32A & 32b

 

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Day 2
Topic  17-1 Village Life    
Objective
Describe family life in German villages.
Analyze how the love of battle and their laws influenced the Germans.
State Goals
18.A.5  Compare ways in which social systems are affected by political, environmental, and economic and technological changes.
Classwork-Homework
Chalkboard.bmp (15654 bytes) Terms to Learn
Clans:
groups based on family ties
Chieftan: military leader
Wodan: German's chief god; god of war, poetry, learning, magic
Thor: god of thunder, god of war
Blood Feuds: quarrels where the families of the original fighters seek revenge
Oath-helpers: swore that the accused was telling the truth
Ordeal: severe trial to determine guilt or innocence
Wergeld: fine as punishment

BATTLE OF TETUOBURG FOREST 9 AD  animation
Battle of the Teutoburg Forest  Part 1/3  7:20
Battle of the Teutoburg Forest  Part 2/3  7:20
Battle of the Teutoburg Forest  Part 3/3  7:18

The Roman legions vs. The Germanic Tribes: The Battle of Teutoburg Forest  5:59

BATTLE OF ARMINIUS  9 AD
Battle of Arminius  1/5  10:57
Battle of Arminius  2/5  10:55
Battle of Arminius  3/5  10:49
Battle of Arminius  4/5  6:20
Battle of Arminius  5/5  5:40

readme.gif (1442 bytes) Section 17-1 Village Life pp. 265-269
Warriors
Law


Note02.gif (247 bytes) Germanic Law  trial by ordeal

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Medieval Law and Order Easier

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Medieval Law and Order Hard

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Day 3
Topic  17-2 The Conquerors
Objective
Discuss what role the Goths and the Vandals played in the decline of Rome.
Describe what replaced the Roman Empire in the West.
State Goals
18.A.5  Compare ways in which social systems are affected by political, environmental, and economic and technological changes.
Classwork-Homework
Chalkboard.bmp (15654 bytes) Terms to Learn
Goths
: Germanic people who lived in the Balkan peninusula.                           
East Goths:
Visigoths:
West Goths; fought the Vandals for Rome
Ostrogoths: East Goths
Vandals: Pirates from North Africa; originally from Asia/Europe

Chalkboard.bmp (15654 bytes) People to Know
Attila:
Leader of the Huns
Alaric: Led West Goths; sacked Rome in 410 AD

Alaric: The Fall of Rome  6:49

Lecture.gif (2227 bytes) Germanic Time Line

readme.gif (1442 bytes) Section 17-2 The Conquerers pp. 270-272

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Day 4
Topic    The Goths
Objective
Discuss what role the Goths and the Vandals played in the decline of Rome.
Describe what replaced the Roman Empire in the West.
State Goals
18.A.5  Compare ways in which social systems are affected by political, environmental, and economic and technological changes.
Classwork/ Homework
THE GOTHS  43:00
The Goths  1/5  8:59
The Goths  2/5  8:01
The Goths  3/5  8:48
The Goths  4/5  8:37
The Goths  5/5  8:52
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Day 5
Topic    Huns
Objective
Discuss what role the Huns played in the decline of Rome.
State Goals
18.A.5  Compare ways in which social systems are affected by political, environmental, and economic and technological changes.
Classwork/ Homework
THE HUNS  452 AD
The Huns  1/5  8:59
The Huns 2/5  8:42
The Huns 3/5  8:21
The Huns 4/5  8:59
The Huns 5/5  8:05
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Day 6
Topic    Attila the Hun
Objective
Discuss what role the Goths and the Vandals played in the decline of Rome.
Describe what replaced the Roman Empire in the West.
State Goals
18.A.5  Compare ways in which social systems are affected by political, environmental, and economic and technological changes.
Classwork/ Homework
ATTILA THE HUN  452 AD
Attila the Hun  Part 1  5:54
Attila the Hun  Part 2  6:49
Attila the Hun  Part 3  6:49
Attila the Hun  Part 4  6:48
Attila the Hun  Part 5  6:49
Attila the Hun  Part 6  6:49
Attila the Hun  Part 7  5:53
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Day 7
Topic    Vandals
Objective
Discuss what role the Goths and the Vandals played in the decline of Rome.
Describe what replaced the Roman Empire in the West.
State Goals
18.A.5  Compare ways in which social systems are affected by political, environmental, and economic and technological changes.
Classwork/ Homework
BARBARIAN SERIES: THE VANDALS
Vandals part 1/5  9:07
Vandals part 2/5  8:52
Vandals part 3/5  10:35
Vandals part 4/5  6:55
Vandals part 5/5  9:33
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Day 8
Topic German Triangle Fold   
Objective
Discuss what role the Goths and the Vandals played in the decline of Rome.
Describe what replaced the Roman Empire in the West.
State Goals
Classwork-Homework
crayon0a.gif (328 bytes) German Triangle fold 
Section 1  p. 269 Strengths and weaknesses of German Law
Section 2  p. 272 Key Dates in the Fall of Rome
Assessment p. 273 German Contributions
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Day 9
Topic    
Objective
State Goals
Classwork-Homework
Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) The Germans By the Number
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ALARIC
Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Alaric King of the Visogoths and the Fall of Rome in 410 AD
Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Alaric the Visigoth  In the year 394 they chose as their king one of the chiefs named Alaric. He was a brave man and a great soldier.
ATILLA The HUN
Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Atilla the Hun Character Report
bookpages.gif (1592 bytes) Dining With Attilia the Hun 448 AD  Priscus was an envoy of the Eastern Roman Empire sent to meet with Attila at his encampment. His visit coincided with that of representatives of the Western Roman Empire. We join Priscus' account as he and the other envoys are invited to dine with the leader of the Huns:
BARBARIANS
Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Medievial Civilization
GENSERIC the VANDAL
Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Genseric the Vandal
GERMANIC LAW
Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Three Examples of Germanic Law  The following are four examples of "trial by ordeal" taken from various sources. This method of determining guilt or innocence was widely practiced until it was outlawed by the Church at the Fourth Lateran Council in 1215.
GOTHS
 
HUNS
Earth.gif (6650 bytes) The Huns from Mr Dowling    
THEODORIC
Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Theodoric the Ostrogoth
VANDALS
 
 

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