Ch 22: Rise of the Russians & the Turks

About This Chapter

Watch fun videos that highlight the rise of the Russians and the Turks. Take the self-assessment quizzes to make sure you understand key historical concepts.

Rise of the Russians and the Turks - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Go inside the Russian Empire in this chapter, and discover its cultural roots in Slavic and Byzantine societies and relationship with the West. Subject experts teach you about how the Turks came to power in Anatolia and discuss some critical battles of the period. When you've viewed the lessons in this chapter, you'll be familiar with:

  • Early Russian traditions
  • Conversion of Turkish people to Islam
  • Battles with Crusaders
  • Empires formed by the Turks

Video Objective
The Rise of the Russian Empire Witness the emergence of Russia from Slavic and Byzantine cultures and its adoption of Eastern Orthodox traditions. Connect Russia's early separation from the West to modern-day cultural differences.
The Rise of the Turks & Their Impact on Islam Examine the details of the Turks' rise to power. Study the new Turkish empires that played a role in the renewal of Muslim civilization.
Seljuk Battles with the Crusaders & the Mongols Illustrate these key historical events and the reasons they occurred.

Chapter Practice Exam
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