Hagia Sophia will become a mosque again

The Hagia Sophia

According to Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Edogan, the Hagia Sophia will not remain a neutral historical site. Instead, it will be converted back into a mosque. This is a pretty important development in world history, should it actually occur. There's a chance it's political maneuvering as elections in Turkey come near, but it's a good reminder that even ancient cathedrals are still living historical artifacts today.

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APUSH Review Sunday

APUSH Study Sunday, May 5th at 2pm, 2019

Meet up in the auditorium at SoHi for several hours of content and skill review for the AP exam on May 5th at 2pm. The exam is on May 10th at 8am (plan to be at the exam rather early).

AP World: Review is Upon Us


Freeman-pedia is a phenomenal resource that I cite all over my website. I highly encourage you to start following his blog, which is a daily review queue with videos, concepts, vocab, maps, and any number of other things that you can use in the countdown to the test.

Slave Ship Primary Source

After discussing the Atlantic slave trade in 10th World History today, I thought it would be good to post the primary source that we used to gain a visual understanding of conditions on board slave ships. Here it is.

We also read this primary source in class: Olaudah Equiano's Description of the Middle Passage (1789)

Also, check out this resource that I've posted before: The Atlantic Slave Trade in Two Minutes