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The consequences of the Mongol expansion, including its impact on life in China during and after the Mongol conquest and contributions to European knowledge and trade routesĀ  (ACDSEH079)

Elaborations
  • explaining the role of the Mongols in forging connections between Europe and Asia through conquest, settlement and trade (for example, the use of paper money and coinage; the growing number of European merchants travelling to China)
  • examining life in China before, during and after the Mongol conquest
General capabilities
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Ethical understanding Ethical understanding
Cross-curriculum priorities
ScOT terms

Imperialism,  International trade,  Indian history,  Chinese history,  Middle East history,  Mongolian history

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