Social Studies - 2019-20

WHI.11d - Mongol Empire

The student will apply social science skills to understand the civilizations and empires of Asia, with emphasis on Japan and China, by

d) evaluating the impact of the Mongol Empire throughout Asia.


Adopted: 2015

BIG IDEAS

UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD

Mongol armies invaded Russia, Southwest Asia, and China, creating an empire.

ESSENTIALS

The Mongols

 Nomadic herders

 Genghis Khan

 Golden Horde

 Mongols converted to local religions, such as Islam, after conquest


Mongol armies

 Invaded Russia, China, and Muslim states in Southwest Asia, destroying cities and countryside

 Created an empire


KEY VOCABULARY

Terms

Maritime (10a)

Amber (10b)

Textiles (10b)

Watermills (10b)

Windmills (10b)

Lateen sails (10b)

Archipelago (10c)

Shinto (10c)

Animism (10d)

Torri

People

Samurai

Mansa Musa (10d)

Places

Indian Ocean (10a,b,d)

China Sea (10a)

Black Sea (10a)

Middle East (10b)

Korea (10b)

Japan (10b)

Sea of Japan (10c)

East Sea (10c)

Ghana (10d)

Mali (10d)

Songhai (10d)

Axum (10d)

Ethiopian highlands (10d)

Zimbabwe (10d)

Great Zimbabwe (10d)

Sahara (10d)

Timbuktu (10d)

Zambezi River (10d)

Limpopo River (10d)

Niger River (10d)

Updated: May 17, 2018