Talking Points Sheets:
Textbook Chapters for Debate Topics:
Alexander – Chapter 4 Section 5
Genghis Khan – Chapter 12 Section 2
Marco Polo – Chapter 12 Section 2
Ibn Battuta – Chapter 11 Section 3
Chinese Golden Age – Chapter 12 Section 1
Islamic Golden Age – Chapter 10 Section 3
Additional sources for each debate question follow. This are just a list of a few sources. You must additionally research on your own!
Question 1: Were Chinese inventions more influential than Islamic inventions?
Question 2: Was Marco Polo a greater traveler than Ibn Battuta?
Question 3: Was Alexander the Great a greater conqueror than Genghis Khan?