Welcome to Westside Wolves to AP World History
Do Now: Go to your weebly site that you made your school portfolio through. Make one of the pages a blog page. Choose a picture to put in the heading that represents World History.
Your first blog question will be: "Islam had a revolutionary impact on every society that it touched.” What evidence might support this statement and what might challenge it? (use the Online Textbook to help you answer this question - Due next Friday)
Intro to the Mongols - Use the Textbook and Google to answer the following questions. Put the answers in your OneNote. If you would like to work with a partner to do this, use a google doc so you can collaborate and then copy and paste it into your OneNote:)
How did geography contribute to the success of the Mongols?
What was the nature of the military organization established by Genghis Kahn? What forces led to the rise of the Mongols?
How were a nomadic people able to conquer more advanced civilizations?
What was the impact of the Mongol conquest of Russia and the Islamic heartlands?
Why was the Mongol defeat in Japan significant?
What were the positive aspects of the Mongol conquest?
What was the impact of the Mongol conquest on Chinese society and political structure?
How did the conquest of Timur-i Lang (Tamerlane) contrast with those of the Mongols?
What forces led to the fall of the Mongols?
Don't Forget: Reading Quiz on Monday!
LINK for the DO NOW is above
1. Make a Compare and Contrast Chart in your OneNote
Songhay Empire vs. Mughal Empire
2. Download the Songhay reading (below) and put it in your OneNote
3. Use the reading to fill in your Compare and Contrast Chart
4. Using your chart, write a thesis for this prompt -
Compare and contrast the social and economic similarities and differences of the Songhay and Mughal Empires
When you are finished with your thesis - submit it here:
Reading Quiz 10/17
UPCOMING OVERSEAS TRIPS!
Trip of a lifetime and other announcements!
Check out this 8 day trip to Rome and Athens that we will be taking Summer 2017! Monthly payments can be made to break the price into more affordable installments! See the website below or myself for more details! Hope you can go! There is only ONE spot Left for this trip.
The Summer of 2018 we are going to Paris/Amsterdam! This one will fill up fast! Reserve your spot now!