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Unit 2: How Trade and Travel Changed the World

Lesson B: Life and Times in the Ottoman Empire

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 the events in Africa, Asia, and Europe reflect the influence of empires in the time period?
  • How might the lack of interaction between empires impact events in Australia, North America, and South America?
  • How did the location of civilizations in Australia and the Americas impact events there?