This assignment contains 6 primary/secondary source documents covering the conquests of the Mongols and Ottomans. .
The sources includes; (1.) “The Mongols in World History,” Asian Topics in World History online, Columbia University (2.) “From Genghis to Kublai” Author: Duane Damon (3.) “Taking Control”Author: Timothy May (4.) “The Fall of Constantinople”
Author: Judith Herrin (5.) “The Middle East: A Brief History of the Last 2,000 Years”
Author: Bernard Lewis (6.) “The Ottomans in Europe” Author: Geoffrey Woodward
Each document has 1-3 questions each to help students analyze the documents and understand the time period.
Finally a short writing portions exists with the following prompt; Using the documents above compare and contrast the Mongol and Ottoman conquests. Give specific attention to how each conquest was achieved, and the impact of the conquest.
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