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List of Benchmarks for World History 
 Standard 21.Understands the rise of the Mongol Empire and its consequences for Eurasian peoples from 1200 to 1350
  
Topics1. Mongol empire; 2. Empires and imperialism; 3. Comparative analysis of culture and societies
   Level IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 3.Understands the interaction between the Mongols and cultures of Mongol domination (e.g., the Islamization of the Golden Horde and the Khanate of Persian-Iraq; why the Mongols did not conquer the Mamluks in Northern Africa; comparisons between Mongol and Muslim society and culture; the extent of Mongol control of Southwest Asia; relations between Chinese artists and the Mongol court during the Yuan Dynasty; the advantages of living under Mongol rule for the Chinese, Russians, and Southwest Asians)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  Mongol interaction with other cultures
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the Islamization of the Golden Horde and the Khanate of Persian Iraq   
  2. Knows why the Mongols did not conquer the Mamluks in Northern Africa   
  3. Understands comparisons between Mongol and Muslim society and culture   
  4. Knows the extent of Mongol control of Southwest Asia   
  5. Understands relations between Chinese artists and the Mongol court during the Yuan Dynasty   
  6. Knows the advantages of living under Mongol rule for the Chinese   
  7. Knows the advantages of living under Mongol rule for the Russians   
  8. Knows the advantages of living under Mongol rule for the Southwest Asians   


Citation Log: BD(BE,170;​R;​WE,148,149;​LI,244)
Citation reference
BD = benchmark, declarative
BP = benchmark, procedural
BC = benchmark, contextual

1st letter/number of each code in parentheses:
B   NCHS: Basic Edition
L   Lessons from History
W   NCHS: World History, expanded edition

2nd letter code :
E = Explicitly stated in document
I = Implicit in document

Number:
Page number of the cited document