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rustichello
golden tablet
silk road
merchant
kublai khan
maffeo
niccolo
the million lies
italy
venice
china
explorer
marco polo

The Adventures of Marco Polo Word Search

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Word Search
Description

adventure
Balkh
China
golden paiza
Kashgar
Kerman
Kublai Khan
Layas
Maffeo
Marco
Mediterranean Sea
Mongol
Niccoló
Polo
route
Shangdu
Tabriz
Venice

MARCO POLO CROSSWORD PUZZLE

Type
Crossword
Description

European Traveller Marco Polo
The name of the city where Marco Polo was born Venice
Marco Polo spent this long of his life travelling 24 years
The name of the route through Baghdad and Gobi dessert Silk Road
A great and wealthy ruler of China in the thirteen century Kublai Khan
Marco Polo spent this long to journey home 3 years
A passport given to Marco Polo by Kublai Khan Golden tablet
A person of great importance very important person
Marco Polo wanted to contact people in East to trade for spices SPICES
Marco Polo was born in this year 1254

The Mongolian Empire Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

one of several separate territories into which Genghis Khan’s empire was split, each under the rule of one of his sons Khanates
a revised form of Confucianism that evolved as a response to Buddhism and held sway in China from the late Tang dynasty to the end of the dynastic system in the twentieth century NeoConfucianism
a ceramic made of fine clay baked at very high temperatures Porcelain
What influenced artists to find the "way" in nature? Daoism
What type of people were the Mongols? Pastoral
People of an empire that originated out of the steppes of Eurasia that grew to become the largest empire in the world's history. Mongols
A person whose lifestyle consists of hunting, gathering, and moving from one place to another Nomad
a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement barbarian
grassland plains without trees steppes
(ruled 1206-1227) name means "Universal Ruler," led a fierce Mongol army, best known for his military campaigns Genghis Khan
the area that the khan ruled Khanate
people who lived off of domesticated herds and followed herds to grazing pastures Pastoralists
grandchild of Genghis Khan, became Great Khan of Mongol Empire in 1260, completed conquest of China, created the Yuan Dynasty in China, ruled the Great Khanate, increased foreign trade, was ruler when Marco Polo arrived in China Kublai Khan
Venetian traveler who explored Asia in the 13th century and served Kublai Khan (1254-1324) Marco Polo
What major technology brought by the Europeans greatly increased the Mongols strength Firearms
Mongolian ruler of Samarkand who led his nomadic hordes to conquer an area from Turkey to Mongolia (1336-1405) Tamerlane
An extensive interconnected network of trade routes The silk road
Too much spending on foreign conquests, corruption at court, and growing internal instability plagued what dynasty? Mongol Dynasty
Who ended the Mongol dynasty? Zhu Yuanzhang
What belief influenced the portrayal of humans as insignificant in the midst of nature Daoism
Who perfected the making of porcelain? Tang artisans
medicine man or wizard, people believed he had the power to summon spirits and cure the sick. Shamans
The ___________needle and thread take the place of brush and ink, while pieces of silk and brocade are transformed into areas of color. Embroidery
Empty spaces were left in the paintings because in the ______ _______, one cannot know the whole truth Daoist vision
During the Song and Mongol dynasties,__________ __________ was a major cultural development. Landscape Painting

The Mongol Empire Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Korea
dynasty
war
attacks
empire
conquest
Genghis Khan
invasion
Kublai Khan
Marco polo
Mongolia
mongols
sharmans
Siberia
Yuan Dynasty

The spread of civilization in East and Southeast Asia Word Search

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Word Search
Description

paddy
stupa
matrilineal
Zen
bushido
samurai
kana
selective borrowing
Shinto
tsunami
archipelago
literacy rate
hangul
King Sejong
Choson Yi dynasty
celadon
Koryo dynasty
Silla dynasty
Zheng He
Ming dynasty
Marco Polo
Yuan dynasty
Kublai Khan
Genghis Khan
steppe
great wall
paper money
reunification
east asia
asia
southeast
golden ages
pagoda
dowry
gentry
song dynasty
land reform
tributary state
tang taizong
tang dynasty

Marco Polo - BrainPOP Crossword

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Crossword
Description

MP was a 13th c. European _____ merchant
Length of MP's stay in the Orient (3) twentyfouryears
Traveled extensively in this region asia
13th c. Europe was composed of hundreds of these (2) tinykingdoms
Trade route, Europe to China (2) silkroad
Those who read MP's _____ were often skeptical of his stories book
Uncle Polo, Venetian trader maffeo
Daddy Polo, Venetian trader niccolo
Young Marco first met his father at this age fifteen
Uncle, father, and son befriended this leader (2) kublaikhan
Covered half the continent of Asia (2) mongolempire
Name for "strange black burning rock" coal
MP's notoriety-seeking co-author rustichello
Original title of MP's book (4) thebookofmarvels
Name for "monstrous water lizard" crocodile
Name for "unicorn pig" rhinoceros
Name for "immense striped cat" tiger
Mongols heated their homes and bathwater with _____ rocks
Mongols used this form of currency (2) papermoney
MP's book may include fanciful _____ exaggeration
MP's age at first journey seventeen
Another name for Cipango japan
Another name for Cathay china
MP was jailed here after fighting in a local war genoa

Age Of Exploration Crossword Puzzle:

Type
Crossword
Description

In 1592______ sailed the ocean blue. Columbus
Conquered the Inca civilization. Francisco Pizaro
Discovered New York State, Canada and Hudson Bay Henry Hudson
Fierce sailors who raided towns in their free time Vikings
A navigation device which replaced the Astrolabe and the Cross-staff because it could be used on land and sea. Sextant
A faster and more efficient cargo ship invented for better sea tavel. Caravel
Famous Portuguese leader who created a school for navigational sailing. Prince Henry
A system used for mass-producing books and maps. Printing Press
Long stories passed down verbally generation to generation. Saga
Northern part of Europe which includes Denmark, Norway and Sweden. Scandinavia
Eric The Red's son, viking explorer who discovered Greenland Lief Ericson
A very long and sleek ship used by the vikings. Longship
The Incan emperor that Francisco Pizaro captured and murdered. Atahlupa
Famous conquistador who conquered the Aztecs of Mexico. Hernando Cortes
Number of natives Christopher Columbus took back to Spain to serve as slaves. 500 natives
Columbus's sons name. Ferdinand
Name of the biggest main ship Columbus sailed with on his most famous voyage. Santa Maria
Name the other two ships in the same voyage in number 17. Nina and Pinta
A term used by the vikings to describe the savage natives. Skraelings
What the vikings were called/what they called themselves. Norsemen
A famous explorer who has a game named after him and found a lot of the Silk Road Marco Polo
An enormous trading route from East Asia to Europe. Silk Road

The Silk Road Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The name of the road that was commonly used for traveling while doing trade SILK ROAD
A good that was commonly traded and used for pots and kitchenware PORCELAIN
The most common form of transport along the Silk Road CAMELS
One of the most commonly traded fabrics SILK
The type of plague that was thought to have travelled along the silk road to Europe BUBONIC
The period of time the Silk Road was created HAN DYNASTY
Afamous explorer thought to have travelled across the Silk Road MARCO POLO
People who traded goods MERCHANTS
The country known as the land of silk CHINA
What the romans called the people who made the silk SILK PEOPLE
A precious stone that was often traded JADE
A metallic element that was often traded for goods SILVER
One of the place china traded with INDIA
A seed or plant substance used for flavouring and was often traded SPICES
The name of the person who named the Silk Road FERDINAND VON RICHTHOFEN
Thieves that would often come along the silk road and steal merchants products BANDITS

Mongolian word search

Type
Word Search
Description

Tamerlane
Marco Polo
Yuan Dynasty
Four Khanates
Kublai Khan
Genghis Khan
Khanate
Khan
Barbarian
Steppes
Pastoralists
Nomad
Mongols

Ancient China Vocab Contract Word Search

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Word Search
Description

Steppes
Kublai Khan
Genghis Khan
Landscape Painting
Li Bo
Compass
Diamond Sutra
Ships
Gunpowder
Printing
Calligraphy
Porcelain
Ming Dynasty
Imperial City
Confucius
Silk
Rubber
Monasteries
Nuns
Monks
Buddhism
Song Dynasty
Himalayians
Empress Wu
Civil Service Exam
Tang Dynasty
Chang Jiang
Huang He
Great Wall
Yangdhi
Sui Dynasty
Han Dynasty
wendi
Neo-Confucianism