Genghis Khan Essay

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Tyler Lanham
Mrs Culler
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5-9-14

Inside The Life of Genghis Khan

In 1162-1227, the time of Genghis Khan, the world in the eastern hemisphere was greatly changing. Genghis Khan spent a large portion of his life exploring, conquering, and expanding throughout Asia, leaving an extensive legacy behind. Mongolian warrior and ruthless leader, Genghis Khan created the largest empire in the world by destroying individual tribes and clans in northeast Asia, and in turn unified the tribes in Mongolia and left a legacy that his ancestors followed by conquering places as far as Poland, Vietnam, and Korea.
Genghis Khan was born in 1162 in what is now known as modern day Mongolia. Because his father was poisoned by enemy clans after betraying them, when Khan was at the age of ten, he built a strong hatred towards people in general, and he sought revenge. He was determined to gain allies with local tribes, but he knew he needed to defeat them In order to gain people for his army. He achieved this by overthrowing their leader, taking over their land,and making the people his own. He soon developed the reputation as a warrior and soon gained over one million subjects. "He used his subjects to help him engage in his first campaign in northern China where he defeated the Xi Xia kingdom" (imdb.com line 17-19). Khan mercifully attacked and ransacked this empire, therefor contouring it, and making the subjects members of his own army.
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This was just the first step in the intense and remarkable journey that Genghis Khan took to conquer over twelve million square miles throughout the Asian continent. Without the events that took place in Genghis Khan's childhood years, he almost certainly ...

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... Khan paved the way for his grandsons by dividing his empire I to khanates before he died, and leaving his grandsons to rule them after he dies. Without Genghis Khan, the world world be different in unimaginable ways.
Mongolian warrior and ruthless leader Genghis Khan created the largest empire in the world by destroying individual tribes in northeast Asia, and in turn unified the tribes in Mongolia and left a legacy that his ancestors followed by conquering places as far as Poland, Vietnam, and Korea. During changing times In the eastern hemisphere, Genghis Khan took on the challenge to expand his land, and conquer millions of square miles throughout Asia, despite the possible
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doubt. He left behind an incredible legacy that no one could possibly recreate, and for that, he is one of the most influential characters in ancient history.
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