An article written by Robert Marshall in 1993 describes how the Mongols equipped and traveled while they went on their military duty (Doc. B). The Mongols were very smart, their deft behavior was one of the key factors that led them to be so successful, yet so brutal. Men aging 15 and above would be awaited to partake in military service (Doc. B).
Both sides involved in the civil war had distinct advantages and disadvantages, which all played a part to decide the outcome of the civil war. The north for example, was an economic and industrial powerhouse. They also had excellent communication and transportation networks to efficiently organize their army. The south however, had a home advantage where they could get supplies from anywhere they pleased. Additionally, Southern generals were vastly superior to their northern counterparts.
Throughout history, warriors have played many vital roles in government. Warriors have been fighters, protectors, and at times political personnel. They have helped shape the structure of governments, protect and defeat empires, and help empires expand. Warrior Aristocracy helped ancient empires grow their armies, learn more efficient war tactics, and control their citizens and land. Being part of an army was a symbol of honor and those with such a high position could be heavily compensated.
All the great empires , most notably the Byzantine and Mongols were all defeated after enjoying long periods of success. Mongols were successful because they were interacting with many countries because of their conquests. Conquering others allowed the trade routes in Asia to move north. All these great countries and civilizations were so successful , mostly in part that they all worked together and their ideas spread to one another. Examples are Middle East/Mediterranean thrived with introduction of Indian crops , Arab and India were trading partners , Muslim and Mongol empires spread ideas and goods throughout Afro Eurasia, Industrial revolution , and the list goes on and on.
He created a system to support his kingdom and make it thrive. Also, he brought outside knowledge to his kingdom to ensure it grows. He had a close relationship with the churches which gave him the success in his conquest. When combining all of these factors, it shows that he is one of the greatest kings in European history. The reason that Charlemagne was the most powerful king of all of Europe was because of his leadership and character as a king.
During the formation and expansion of the Mongol Empire (c. 1200-1400CE), there were three main defining factors that allowed for the empire to flourish. The empire existed as a unified, ever expanding entity that ruled between 1206-1260 (Brian 2013, p. 1022). The first and most essential to their formation and expansion was their military strength, ability and ruthlessness; which enabled them to conquer lands and people rapidly. The second was the empire’s religious tolerance of the people that they conquered became quite reputable during the initial formation and expansion of the empire. The third was their use of the trade routes in Asia, which under the Mongol empire came together as a political, social and economic tool that was able to facilitate safe trade and travel (Biran 2013, p. 1024).
Having a leader who cared about you and treated you like everyone else would've been great. Alexander chose to help and improve others, rather than himself. According to Lined with gold, “In large-heartedness, Alexander always looked to set an example to others. After defeating the Persian king Darius in the Battle of Issus, Alexander got hold of a lot of Darius’ wealth and his family including his mother, wife, and daughters. Alexander treated Darius” (para 8).
The English Longbow From about the beginning of the 14th century to the late 16th century, the English longbow became the most prevalent weapon of the time. Its rapid rate of fire and long distance shooting range secured victories for the English in many battles against the French. These longbows in the hands of the English Longbowmen were the crucial element of the English victories in the Hundred Years’ War; notwithstanding, England was at a sizeable disadvantage militarily. The longbows not only provided an advantage militarily, but they were also economically effective in their cheapness and in the simplicity of making them. While the English longbows were eventually bested by the French adaptation to the newly invented firearms, these
Whom were all ambitious businessman and loaned huge money to finance this project. The reasons why the Railway Engineering cost was so high are for the following, $16,000 per mile orbit in plains grasslands, $ 32,000 per mile in the hilly terrain, and $48,000 per mile in the mountains. To aid their efforts, the government provided abundant land. According to the book -- "Union Pacific Railroad," “by historians Joe Welsh and Kevin Holland, an amended Pacific Railroad Act of 1864 increased this figure to twenty alternate sections” (or around 12,000 acres for every mile completed). Additionally, the federal loans from 16,000 dollars to 48,000 dollars.
Anglo-Saxon Culture The Anglo-Saxon Culture is based on kinship,courage,and honor. Kinship in the Anglo-Saxon culture was the respect of social standards and the hierarchy and in turn helped the society to run relatively smoothly. Courage to the Anglo saxons was very important because it showed how high your social status should be and how much of a “man” you are and weather you deserve the honor given to you . Honor is arguably one of the most important things to the Anglo-Saxons seeing as if you earned enough honor you could move up in society and accand to positions such as a high ranking soldier or even at times under some conditions the king. The Anglo-Saxons were a complicated people with an even more complicated society but they are nonetheless a very interesting people’s.