Welcome to My Classroom

  • Mr. Bell

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    Visit Mr. Bell's interactive classroom website: www.teachmehistory.org

     

    Contact Me: pbell@medinacsd.org or 585-798-2710 x 5227

     

    Courses taught: 

    • U.S. History & Government (11th grade) 
    • AVID (Coordinator and the 11th grade elective) 

    Education:

    • Akron High School - '02
    • Canisius College ’06 – Bachelor of Arts – History & Secondary Education
    • College of William & Mary ’07 – Master of Arts – American History

    Favorites

    • Place on Earth: Maui and Kauai
    • Books: Radicalism of the American Revolution by Gordon Wood; American Slavery, American Freedom by Edmund Morgan (non-fiction); The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (fiction)
    • Music: Classic rock! Long live Led Zeppelin, the Stones, Pink Floyd, and CCR! 
    • Hobbies: Reading, debating politics, golf, basketball, baseball, woodworking, Revolutionary War re-enacting 

    Favorite Quotes: 

    • “All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing” – Edmund Burke
    • “Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity” – Horace Mann
    • “Some men look at the way things are and ask why. I dream of things that never were and ask why not” – Robert F. Kennedy