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    The Mongols When Westerners such as ourselves and people native to Europe are asked what they know of the Mongols the answer is usually ruthless barbarians intent upon world domination. After all these years you would expect that the educational points presented to the different generations in school would have given a different view of the Mongol civilization. Leaving this vision instilled upon generation after generation is detrimental to learning the different positive aspects left behind by such

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    The Mongols

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    That is, "Unless you're the Mongols" (Green). The Mongols are often portrayed as brutish, mustachioed villains, who oppress women, kill indiscriminately, and are generally uncivilized, but were they? This is something people typically don't think about. It is also one of those things that Hollywood loves to take and run with into historical inaccuracy land. So come with me on a not very, or at all magical journey, as I attempt to convince you all, to love the Mongols. Not really. Actually, I want

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    the mighty Mongol empire, which was expanding its territories through conquering China and Korea with an unstopable force. After the invasion that turned Korea into a Mongol vassal state, the Mongol’s empire decided to turn their focus on the new target, Japan – which still had no idea about the existence of the powerful empire that was spreading its domination throughout Asia. However, even with tremendous efforts and superior military power, this is still the first time the Mongols had a taste

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    The Mongol Empire appeared in Central Asia through the 13th and 14th centuries as the biggest land empire in history. A consequence of the union of Mongol and Turkic tribes, the empire took form under the control of the legendary Genghis Khan, also known as Great Khan, which means emperor. All through his period, Genghis Khan started a series of invasions called as the Mongol invasions, frequently accompanied by the major-scale slaughter of civilian populations. This led in the conquest of the majority

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    The Mongols

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    text-book worthy advancements and its own fair share of conflict, however none would create such an impact on all parts of the world much like the Mongols did. The Mongols, originally a nomadic group which settled on the steppes of Central Asia, began the largest conquest recorded in history during the 13th century. At the end of their reign, the Mongols had acquired a massive area of territory stretching between continents and also they also gained the reputation as barbarians. A loose way to think

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    The Expansion of the Mongols The Mongols were a nomadic people, split into multiple tribes across Central Asia, though most lived in the Eastern Steppes. Once gathered and allied, they were unstoppable, able to conquer any civilization that stood in their way. This was due to their fantastic military leadership and great skill on horseback. The sheer mass and appearance of the Mongols inflicted fear upon those who fought against them, with thousands upon thousands of highly skilled killing machines

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    The Mongols

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    span of a year, from 1212-1213, the Mongols razed some ninety-odd cities to the ground during a massive conquest across northern China. By the end of their expansion the Mongol Empire extended from Korea to modern-day Poland and from Vietnam all the way to Siberia. The empire covered an impressive twenty-two percent of the earth's landmass, or nearly thirteen million miles of land. It may be a surprise to learn that before their expansion across Eurasia, the Mongols were individual tribes, neither numerous

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    Defeat The Mongols

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    actions of the Mongols showed the barbaric nature they needed to display in order to conquer surrounding lands and assure nobody rebelled. In 1211, the Mongols who were led by Chinggis Khan or better known as Genghis Khan, pierced through the Great Wall and in 1215, conquered the capital, Zhongdu, and killed thousands. With the help of skillful engineers, they mastered weapons of mass destruction. From giant crossbows to rockets and trebuchets, these weapons ensured that the Mongols would defeat enemies

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    the Mongols. The Mongols were nomadic people that originated from what is today known as Mongolia. Khan, whose name means ‘Universal Leader’ is known as the founder of the Mongol’s empire before his death in 1227 AD. He started by conquering most of Asia such and pretty much all of China. During this expansion, while the Mongols conquered these places, they did not yet occupy any of them. It was more like unifying the world, or as much of it as possible, under one banner. However, the Mongol expansion

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    Mongol Conquest Essay

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    How did the violence of the Mongol conquests and its legacies shape the first world system and the peoples who lived in it? “…the mongols had learned the power of sexual terrorism” (Weatherford, 2010, p. 90). Rape was a very prominent tool for conquest in regards to the Mongols. After conquering a city or territory, the females were often lined up and were dispersed to the army men, with generals having first pick; subsequently, sometimes they were taken as hostages/concubines. This use of rape

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