1. The Mongols conquered and united most of present day China and Korea for approximately 80 years during the 13th and 14th centuries. This dynasty strengthened trade in China by exporting porcelain and silk.
2. Feudalism developed as a political system based on small local units controlled by lords bound by an oath of loyalty to a Monarch. The decline of feudalism in Europe resulted from interactions between the Muslim world and the European states. These interactions influenced the rise of new ideas and institutions.
1. Computer-side Chat
2. Computer-side Chat Questions
2. Silk Road
4. Cultural diffusion
5. Death Macabre
6. Genghis' Khan
7. Kublai Khan
4. Quest Questions
1. Looking at the image above (click it to see a larger version), what can you tell me about the black death before we begin this quest? At least three ideas!
2. Complete the EdPuzzle in your account called: MONGOLS 12 mins film clip.
When you finish: Please click the link below and respond to the questions:
3. Who are the Mongols?
4. What did the Mongols do in China and the Middle East?
How much land did they control when they are at their largest?
Why are they important in regards to Europe? Another reading on this topic, but lots of ads.
For questions 5-7 following questions, view these websites (many many more, but this is a good starting place):
BBC covers the Black Death
The Black Death
Spread of the Plague
PBS videos investigating the Plague
Music Video on Black Death
Introduction video from Discovery Education
5. What goods traveled along the silk road to Europe in 1354? SEE THIS IMAGE
What was one negative thing traded along the silk road?
6. Tell me seven facts you learned about the black death?
7. Describe what happened when you caught the Black Death? See this image
For 8-10 Watch the Edpuzzle in your account called: Effects of the Black Death .
8. How did the Black Death change your daily life?
9. How did the Black Death effect the Feudal System?
10. How did the Black Death effect the power of the Church?
Check out this short reading.
Click this link and response to one question: http://goo.gl/forms/o8yu0UEP2m
11. Use the image below to describe what it is trying to say. Click the image of a larger version.