Ms Niedzwiecki & World History

Topics for Research paper
BIG IDEA: How did the people of China contribute to the development of an interconnected world during the Middle Ages?

Topic: Did ___________________influence change and make connections to the world during the Middle Ages? Why? Why not?

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Topic
Geography
analyze the geography Of China
Politics
Tang dynasty
changes between the Sui and Ming Dynasties
Genghis Khan
Kublai Khan
Warfare
Economy
economic developments during the Sung dynasty
Economic developments during the Tang Dynasty
Marco Polo’s influence on China
Silk Road
Religion
spread of Buddhism
Confucianism
Daoism
Technology

historic influences of Chinese
inventions such as tea, paper,woodblock printing,
the compass and gunpowder

Education
rise of the scholar class
Social Structure
role of women