Lesson – Kublai Khan and the Mongol Khanates

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February 28, 2018 by mrcaseyhistory


Quaestio: What impact did the Mongols have on the lands they conquered and ruled?

PowerPoint: Kublai Khan and the Yuan Dynasty

Classwork:
Kublai Khan and Marco Polo Biographies
Marco Polo Documents
The Travels of Ser Marco Polo

Homework:
The Rise of Russia
The Rise of Russia Activity
The Golden Horde Reshapes Russia

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