Lesson Plan

Lesson Four. Writing a Diplomatic Toast

In this lesson students apply the intelligence gathered at the intelligence briefing and through their primary source analysis to prepare a toast for one Early Modern empire. 

Students can chose to toast any of the empires represented in class (Ashanti Slave Trading Kingdom; English Empire; Dutch Empire; Mughal Empire; Ottoman Empire; Qing Empire; Russian Empire; Safavid Empire; and Spanish Empire).

Guiding Questions

How do Empires establish priorities as well as compromise when negotiating diplomatic partnerships?

Learning Objectives

Students synthesize gathered intelligence to inform actions taken to form alliances with other Early Modern Empires.