Genghis Khan, Mongol Emperor from 1167 to 1227, birth name Temujin, succeeded his father Yekusia, the chief of the Mongol tribe. Genghis Khan became famous for his well-organized army, twice the size of any other empire in history, with dictatorship abilities that were so powerful that it lasted a century after his death. Mongols were nomadic people, hunter-gatherers, herding sheep and horses and they were also known for killing off opposing armies who refused to join forces with them, subjugating millions who wanted to create empires of their own. Some rulers chose to collaborate and others refused. The ones who collaborated knew they weren’t any match for the Mongol empire, “There were perhaps 80,000 riders, trailed by a great herd of spare mounts.
In addition, compared with their German counterparts, the Red Army were highly organized, they had superior lines of communication and were better equipped. Stalingrad, reduced to a burning shell within days of the first German assault, was defended by the Soviet 62nd Army led by General Chuikov. Although German troops captured 90% of the city, Chuikov maintained his hold on a strip of land a mile long. Stalin had issued the order 'not a step backwards' therefore discipline was harsh and traitors were killed without sentiment. The Red Army were merciless, executing over 13,000 of their own men.
As the British charge up Bunker Hill for the first time, their spirits high, they are soon slaughtered by the Continental Army’s superior position. British soldiers near death or already dead are scattered around the battle field; soon many more will soon meet the same fate. This is what the beginning of the Battle of Bunker Hill looked like. It was the Continental Army’s first major victory, even though the British had captured the battle field. Looking at the causalities the real victor of this glories battle is easily distinguished, did the British General Gage want to win that much that he sent many men to their demise to win?
His rise to power was significant because he was such a powerful leader at such a young age. To begin, since he was crowned at a young age, he had more time to round up tribes to form the Mongol Horde. With his first few victories, m... ... middle of paper ... ...his Khan). Therefore, the effect of Genghis Khan’s existence on Earth was that he changed the face of history by spreading the Black Death, uniting China, and creating 16 million descendants. Genghis Khan, who was once an innocent child, ended up having a massive impact on history because he was crowned at a young age and because he was a terrifying conqueror.Throughout his life, he conquered more land than anyone had ever owned in history.
The phalanx was used throughout history as an effective battlefield maneuver from roughly 2500 B.C until around 200 B.C and altered and refined as time passed 4. Never was this tactic used more effectively and more efficiently than by Alexander the Great, who used it to expand his empire as far as Punjab, India 5. As a final testament to his military prowess, the fact that under Alexander’s control, the Macedonian civilization army effectively conquered and controlled almost every known region in the ancient world 6. As a military lea... ... middle of paper ... ...to fund further conquest and exploration, leading to the age known as the Hellenistic period 14. Amidst the vast wealth the Macedonians had acquired through Alexander’s conquests, India and other countries had benefited from the dispersion of Persia’s mass wealth.
Genghis Khan transformed the Mongolian civilization by his formidable military, government configurations, and exchange of goods along with ideas that helped develop the modern world. Genghis Khan’s thirst for land and knowledge resulted in his conquering of one of the largest contiguous empires in the world. Genghis Khan and his descendants engendered integrated ideas from all over the empire. The effects of his decisions and artful precision of the execution of his plans is carried on triumphantly throughout the people. The reason for such success among the Mongols is their brilliant military tactics.
Numerous reasons explain the overwhelming success that was experienced by Genghis Khan and his armies however complicated weaponry was not one of them. The development of this empire was one that forcibly began with invasions into other lands between 1200-1400 CE, which branches into another contributing factor to the formation and expansion of the Mongol Empire. The expansion through Eurasia continued through invasion into places like China, these were made possible by the effective military strategies that were conducted by the army. The Mongols were known to be ruthless and savage unless a community surrendered in due time, thus causing fear and unrest in the eyes of the people of Eurasia. Genghis trained the most effective and disastrous army with aims to use those military strengths as a weapon against rivals and to initiate successful invasions and sieges (Biran, 2013).
Winter was the preferred time of year to attack as the Mongols were... ... middle of paper ... ...ng the thinned and unaware forces off guard usually securing the victory. Steiner 6 When led by Genghis Khan the Mongols were the most feared nation at the time, and for good reason. Genghis Khan was able to unite all the different Mongol tribes, something unheard of at that time and use them as a united force to defeat anyone who dared oppose them. Whether the enemy hid in the city of confronted the Mongols the battles ended the same. No one could stop the genius military tactics of the Khan and his second in command, Subutai.
Alexendar shows great leadership and courage as he and his men take down the Persian men to claim their first major victory in Persia (Heckel 30). Darius, the king of the Persian empire at first believed that Alexander wouldn 't create to much trouble, but as he quickly realized, Alexander was a lot different from any other Greek he had ever encounter. Darius decides to try to put an end to Alexander and his men. Darius gather his army
Alexander The Great’s empire, Macedonia, was a Greek empire located in Central Greece. Both of these giant civilizations became the biggest empires the world has ever seen. The Mongol Empire was a very powerful which conquered more land in two years than the Romans did in 400 years. Also, they controlled more than eleven million square miles. The Mongols were very important because they created nations like Russia and Korea, smashed the feudal system and created international law, and created the first free trade zone.