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Unit 2: How Trade and Travel Changed the World

Lesson D: The Chinese Continent

Activator: The World 1300-1550

Directions: Select each continent to preview some of the events from this time period.

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Written Activity - Notebook

In your notebook, respond to the following questions:

  • How do you think that the events shown on the map might be related?
  • How do the events in Africa, Asia, and Europe reflect the influence of empires in the time period?
  • How did the location and isolation of civilizations in Australia and the Americas impact events there?