Read the section from pages 314 to 317.
1. Create a chart like the one on page 314/317 that shows important events and features of the various occupations of Baghdad
2. How does the Turks’ treatment of the Persians compare with the Mongols’ treatment of the Russians?
3. Why was Anatolia so vulnerable to attack by the Persians and then the Seljuks?
4. Who was Malik Shah and why did he and other Seljuk rulers support the Persian intellectuals and artists?
5. Do you believe it is wise for rulers to place members of conquered peoples in position of government? Why or why not?
6. Provide two succinct paragraphs on your understanding of the Crusades.
7. Write two paragraphs comparing ways in which the different groups in this section interacted