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The Mongol Empire: History and Legacy

from Inner Asian & Uralic National Resource Center

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This program explores the history and legacy of the Mongol Empire that ruled over much of Asia and Europe in the thirteenth century. It explores both how the empire rose, how it was maintained, its eventual disintegration and the wide-ranging, global effects thereof. Beginning with Chinggis (Genghis) Khan's rise to power, it charts the trajectory of the empire from its early days to its fall.

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Length

40 minutes + Q&A


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:

5

Maximum participants:

n/a


Primary Disciplines

International, Social Studies/History, Foreign/World Languages


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Zoom



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Inner Asian & Uralic National Resource Center

Bloomington, IN
United States

The Inner Asian and Uralic National Resource Center (IAUNRC) at Indiana University's Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies is a U.S. Department of Education Title VI National Resource Center dedicated to raising awareness about its target area: namely the Turkic, Iranian, Mongolian, Uralic, and Tibetan cultural spheres. Some countries included are Turkey, Azerbaijan, Hungary, Uzbekistan, and Afghanistan.

Contact:
Michael Krautkraemer
iaau@indiana.edu
8128561126

Program Details

Format

1. The program begins with introductions and background
2. Using PowerPoint, the presenter will guide the audience through the history of the Mongol Empire, paying particular attention to its legacy in the years after its fall
3. We conclude with a Q&A session.

Objectives

The participant will:
- Learn something of the history of the Mongol Empire and Chinggis (Genghis) Khan
- Explore what happened to his empire following his death and its fragmentation
- Begin to have some understanding of the Silk Road and Central Asian trade networks
- Be able to discuss the Mongol Empire and its history.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

National
NSS-G.K-12.6 THE USES OF GEOGRAPHY

As a result of activities in grades K-12, all students should
- Understand how to apply geography to interpret the past.
NSS-WH.5-12.5 ERA 5: INTENSIFIED HEMISPHERIC INTERACTIONS, 1000-1500 CE
The student in grades 5-12 should understand
- the rise of the Mongol empire and its consequences for Eurasian peoples, 1200-1350.