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Unit Vocabulary: Perception, Cognition and Worldviews

August 30, 2012 Leave a comment

Concepts/Terms:

Perception   Perspective   Position   Cognition   Metacognition   Bias

Orientation   Objective   Subjective   Philosophy  Meme  Values   Worldview

Paradigm  Paradigm-shift   Schema   Culture   Society   Cultural Evolution

Empiricism   Scientific Method    Natural Law   Revolution   Humanism

Social Contract  Framing    Feedback     O.O.D.A Loop

Worldviews:

Prehistoric   Ancient    Medieval   Renaissance   Reformation   Enlightenment

Scientific Revolution

Thinkers:

Socrates   Plato   Aristotle    Cicero   Francis Bacon   Rene Descartes

Isaac Newton   Thomas Hobbes    John Locke

Charles Darwin   Thomas Kuhn   Richard Dawkins    George Lakoff    John Boyd

New Unit: Gilded Age….Age of Imperialism

January 5, 2012 Leave a comment

This unit is focused on the industrial revolution of the 19th century and the emergence of America as a great power in the world. There are components on economics, American and world history.

 
 

Reminder: Quiz Tuesday

January 24, 2011 Leave a comment

A short quiz on economics/gilded age terms – review your three (3) practice quiz sheets and your lecture notes.

Lectures on Econ & Industrial Revolution I. & II.

January 10, 2011 Leave a comment

Are You Smarter About Economics than an 8th Grader?

January 10, 2011 Leave a comment

LJHS 8th Graders answered this question – can you?:

New Unit: The Gilded Age….The Age of Imperialism

January 4, 2011 Leave a comment

This unit is focused on the industrial revolution of the 19th century and the emergence of America as a great power in the world. There are components on economics, social and world history.

Unit Test on Friday

February 17, 2010 Leave a comment

Friday will have a unit Test on the Gilded Age/Age of Imperialism Unit

STUDY GUIDE – Gilded Age/ Age of Imperialism

Economics_____________________________________________
Macroeconomics______________________________________
Microeconomics_________________________________________
Gilded Age_________________________________________
Agricultural Revolution____________________________________
Industrial Revolution______________________________________
Information Revolution_____________________________________
Law of Supply_____________________________________________
Law of Demand___________________________________________
Free Market Capitalism_____________________________________
Invisible Hand____________________________________________
Monopoly________________________________________________
Oligopoly________________________________________________
Trust_________________________________________________
Robber Baron_____________________________________________
Laissez-Faire____________________________________________
Needs & Wants___________________________________________
Equillibrium Price_________________________________________
Mercantilism__________________________________________
Corporation_______________________________________________
Sole Proprietorship_______________________________________
Partnership_____________________________________________
Empire________________________________________________
Imperialism_______________________________________________
Militarism________________________________________________
Protectionism_____________________________________________
Nationalism____________________________________________
Colony_________________________________________________
Nation-State_______________________________________________
Native__________________________________________________
Missionary Society_______________________________________
The Big Stick___________________________________________
The Open Door Policy_____________________________________
The Spanish-American War________________________________
Strategy______________________________________________
Panama Canal__________________________________________
Protectorate____________________________________________
Free Trade_________________________________________
Hegemony_______________________________________________
National Honor__________________________________________
Justifications for Imperialism___________________________

FAMOUS PEOPLE:

Adam Smith John D. Rockefeller Theodore Roosevelt John Hay The Physiocrats