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Citizenship Focus: Perspective and Empathy

Unit 6: Medieval Dynasties of China

Guiding Question: What are some barriers to equality?

Students compare and contrast the leadership styles of multiple dynasties, considering the strengths and shortcomings of each. In doing so, students gain a deeper appreciation for the supports individuals need to overcome adversity, and why equitable practices are often necessary to achieve equality.


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Religious Diversity

Impact of the Period of Division

Rise of the Song Dynasty

Urbanization During the Song

Early Mongol Conquest

The Yuan Dynasty

Building Projects and Other Achievements

Isolationism During the Ming Dynasty

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