Ch 21: Eurasia and the Great Dynastic Empires Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Eurasia and the Great Dynastic Empires chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the history of the Ottoman, Safavid and Mughal empires in your classroom. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our curriculum as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Eurasia and the Great Dynastic Empires chapter into a 4-day unit. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday The birth of the three Eurasian empires: Ottoman, Safavid and Mughal The role of political conditions, trade and communications in the rise and maintenance of these empires
Tuesday The Ottoman Empire Leadership of the Ghazis under Osman, expansion into Constantinople, conquests during the reign of Suleiman the Magnificent, conflicts leading to the empire's decline
Wednesday The Safavid Empire Shi-ism in the Safavid Empire; economic, political and cultural developments under Shal Ismail and Shah Abbas the Great
Thursday The Mughal Empire Religious tolerance in the Mughal Empire, formation of the Urdu language, leadership under Babur and Humayun, accomplishments of Abu Akbar

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