Unit 2: How Trade and Travel Changed the World
Lesson B: Life and Times in the Ottoman Empire
Activity 7: Trade Under the Ottomans
Below is the map we used during the opening of the lesson. This world map displays important events during the period 1300-1550. Review each of the events below by selecting each pushpin, focusing on the events directly related to the Ottoman Empire. Think about the following key questions as you review each pin:
- How and why did trade and interaction lead to changes in political, economic, and social systems?
- How did geography and location significantly impact events in history?
- How did the diversity of the Ottoman Empire present challenges for groups such as non-Muslims, women, and merchants?