A eulogy is a speech or written work that praises a person or thing, especially a deceased person.
Decide which empire in this lesson you think was the most impressive. Create a eulogy praising the empire.
Your eulogy must:
Exploring the Essential Question: How did approaches to cultural interaction shape empires in Eurasia?
The way empires responded to outside powers affected their rise and decline. Some empires decided to embrace outside ideas and cultures. Others tried to isolate themselves from foreign influences.
Suppose you are an adviser to an emperor. The emperor is trying to decide whether to focus his attention on contact with other cultures or to look inward and increase his country’s isolation. Write a letter to the emperor in which you examine the pros and cons of each position and decide what to advise him.
Use what you have learned from the lesson to: