Classical Conversations Cycle 2 Week 14

History

Clemenceau

Who was Clemenceau?

Georges Clemenceau lived from 1841 to 1929. He was the premier of France from 1906 to 1909. During his time in office, he returned control to the government from the military.

 

Lloyd GeorgeWho was Lloyd George?

David Lloyd George lived from 1863 to 1945. He was the Secretary of War under King George V on the British War Committee. His goal was to destroy German military capabilities. During the Versailles peace negotiations he took the middle ground between Clemenceau and Wilson.

Nicholas IIWho was Nicholas II?

Nicholas II lived from 1868 to 1918. He was the Czar of Russia from 1894 to 1917. The Czar was very unpopular during World War I and because of the rioting in protests by his people in 1917 he was forced to abdicate, which ended the 300-year-old Romanov dynasty and brought in Lenin’s Communist government.

 

Wilhelm IIWho was Wilhelm II?

Wilhelm II lived from 1858 to 1941. In 1888 he became the emperor (Kaiser) of Germany but due to his poor leadership during the war his army began to dominate and ultimately forced him to abdicate (November 9, 1918). Wilhelm fled to Holland and lived out the rest of his life in exile.

 

Woodrow WilsonWho was Wilson?

Woodrow Wilson lived from 1856 to 1924. Wilson was became President of the United States in 1912 and re-elected in 1916. He originally did not want to enter into the war rather to remain neutral. However, in 1917 Germany continued to conduct unrestricted submarine warfare and Wilson declared war on April 6.  Wilson delivered his Fourteen Points speech to Congress on January 8, 1918 which presented a preliminary peace plan for Europe and laid the groundwork for the League of Nations.

 

World War IIHow did the end of World War I set the stage for World War II?

The conditions imposed on Germany during the Paris Peace Conference in 1919 were used to fuel Hitler’s campaign for Germans to follow his nationalist agenda. The Paris Peace conference was attended by the US, Italy, Britain, and France to decide Germany’s fate. Germany was not included in the discussion of their fate, which caused resentment and later would cause them to follow Hitler. The Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919.

 

Other Resources: World History Homework p.94, Story of the World Vol. 4 Ch. 7, 21 & 23 pp.71-81, 222-231 & 245-249, Mystery of History V.4 L. 47 & 48

Science

Difference between acid and base

acidAcid – Donates a hydrogen atom (H+), is sour tasting, and turns blue litmus paper red.

Base – Accepts a hydrogen atom (OH-), bitter tasting, and turns red litmus paper blue.

 

(week 14 starts at 3 minutes and 03 seconds)

 

Other Resources: Everything You Need to Know About Science Homework p.97-100; Apologia Chemistry and Physics; Classical Science Elementary Physical Science Unit 2

Math

Linear Equivalents (image source)

linear equivalents

 

 

 

 

 

 

English

Adverb (week 14 starts at 4 minutes and 26 seconds)

 

Latin

1st Conjugation Endings Present Tense (same as week 1, 2, 13, &14)

 


Match up game
http://www.halfahundredacrewood.com/2013/05/latin-conjugation-match-up-game.html

Geography

Baltic Europe

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Week 14 starts at 15 seconds

 

Timeline

(week 14 starts at 0 minute and 34 seconds)

 

Fine Arts

Great Artists

When it comes to Fine Arts the best resource out there is Half a Hundred Acre Wood! She has an entire post dedicated to the great artists for weeks 13-18 and with tons of great resources. Be sure to scroll down the page for the artist you want. Click here to be taken there! 🙂

Booklist

Click here for a great correlating booklist  created by halfahundredacrewood.com. The list is broken down for each CC subject.

Click here for another great reading list created by livingouthislove.com.

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