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13th-17th Century Xinjiang – Mongol Empire

The Mongol Empire, founded by Genghis Khan in 1206, eventually became the largest contiguous empire in history before splitting into the Yuan Dynasty, Golden Horde, Chagatai Khanate, and Ilkhanate. A great unit of work to support a study of the Mongol Empire with a focus on its impact on the Uyghurs of western China. It is ready to go with activities and links to video resources as well. A great resource for understanding the largest land Empire ever.

Uyghurs – Living in Xinjiang, China

Xinjiang in western China has been increasingly in the news due to the Chinese government's treatment Uyghur population in the region. This unit of work provides an introduction to the region and its importance. This unit works in conjunction with the other Xinjiang units on the AETA website. Full of fan tastic graphics and ready-to-go classroom activities.