How did Islam influence the development of Europe, Asia, and Africa politically economically, and socially?
How do the monotheistic traditions interact with each other, and what effects do they have on the development of Europe, Asia, and Africa?
How do the Mongols and their invasions affect Russia, China, and the Islamic world politically, economically, and socially?
What were the political, economic, and cultural developments in Tang and Song China?
What impact did Tang and Song China have on Eastern Asia?
TEKS for Unit 4
4D- explain the political, economic, and social impact of Islam on Europe, Asia, and Africa
4E- describe the interactions among Muslim, Christian, and Jewish societies in Europe, Asia, and North Africa
4H- summarize the major political, economic, and cultural developments in Tang and Song China and their impact on Eastern Asia
4K-summarize the changes resulting from the Mongol invasions of Russia, China, and the Islamic world
25D-explain how Islam influences law and government in the Muslim world
27A-identify the origin and diffusion of major ideas in mathematics, science, and technology that occurred in river valley civilizations, classical Greece and Rome, classical India, and the Islamic caliphates between 700 and 1200 and in China from the Tang to Ming dynasties