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Genghis Khan and the Mongols. Who were the Mongols?. From Mongolia (northern Asia) First leader to unite them- Genghis Khan Pastoralists- herders Lived in family groups called clans Clans were determined by common ancestors. Genghis Khan.

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Genghis khan and the mongols

Genghis Khan and the Mongols


Who were the mongols

Who were the Mongols?

  • From Mongolia (northern Asia)

  • First leader to unite them- Genghis Khan

  • Pastoralists- herders

  • Lived in family groups called clans

    • Clans were determined by common ancestors


Genghis khan

Genghis Khan

  • Expanded Mongol rule and conquered many territories, including Russia, Korea, and Afghanistan

    • Allowed for easier, safer travel from coast to coast

  • After his death, the Mongol Empire became even greater under the leadership of his son, Ogadai


Mongol peace

Mongol Peace

  • Period of stability and law in the Mongol Empire

  • Allowed for greater trade and communication

    • Revived trade along the Silk Roads


Kublai khan

Kublai Khan

  • Genghis Khan’s grandson

  • Known as the Great Khan

  • Divided empire into 4 khanates

  • Capital in modern-day Beijing

  • Conquered China; failed to conquer Japan

    • First time China is united in 300 years

    • Set up Mongols to rule China- thought they had no loyalty to the Chinese people

    • Tolerant of Chinese culture

    • People resist through literature


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