Lesson Plan

Lesson Five. Hosting a Diplomatic Reception

Follower of Gentile Bellini, Portrait of Mehmet II (1432–1481).
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Follower of Gentile Bellini, Portrait of Mehmet II (1432–1481).

In this lesson students synthesize the information gathered in the earlier intelligent briefings and in the written intelligence in order to build a relationship with one other team of student diplomats.  

Students throw a diplomatic reception for student-diplomats representing Early Modern empires. Each diplomatic group will present a toast to an empire with which they would like to build a relationship.

Guiding Questions

How do Empires determine priorities and compromise when negotiating diplomatic partnerships?

Learning Objectives

Students synthesize information to inform actions taken to create advantageous alliances.