Lesson Plan

Lesson Seven: Treaty Negotiations

Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror (1432-1481).
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Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror (1432-1481).

One of the important roles of diplomats is to negotiate treaties between countries. In this lesson, students, working with their empire teams, will negotiate a treaty.

Guiding Questions

How did Early Modern empires use diplomacy to maintain and expand their power?

Learning Objectives

Students will compare the priorities of their empire in relationship to other Early Modern empires.

Students will collaboratively negotiate a treaty using evidence to justify their proposals.