The Mongol Conquests

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The Mongol Conquests

Click the mouse button or press theSpace Bar to display the answers.knowledge You should be aware of what you know and what you do not know.similar; they both indicate that you should be aware of what you do not knowDaily Focus Skills Transparency 2

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MongolsNomadic people from the Asian Steppe Lived in Portable tents called YurtsTraveled in groups called clans

NomadsRode out of the Steppe to invade towns and villages.

The Great WallChinese built and rebuilt the Great Wall in an attempt to keep out nomadic invaders.

1206 Genghis KhanUniversal ruler conquered China and most of Central Asia.

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Genghis KhanBrilliant OrganizerGifted strategistAdopted new techniquesUsed cruelty as a weapon

Destruction of the Mongol fleet attacking JapanKublai Khan, grandson of Genghis Khan

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Chinese Empires Chinese Empires 220-589 period of disunion589-618 Sui dynasty618-907 Tang dynasty960-1297 Song dynasty

The Mongol ConquestsMongols Nomadic people from the Asian Steppe-Lived in Portable tents called Yurts.-Traveled in groups called clansNomads rode out of the Steppe to invade towns and villages.Chinese built and rebuilt the Great Wall in an attempt to keep out nomadic invaders.1206 Genghis Khan- universal ruler conquered China and most of Central Asia.Brilliant OrganizerGifted strategistAdopted new techniquesUsed cruelty as a weapon1227-after the death of Genghis Khan the Mongol Empire was divided into four Khanates.