They conquered nearly all of Asia and achieved the dream of controlling the continental caravan routes from China to Persia (Doc J). The Mongol Empire made significant contributions to the political institutions, economic development, and cultural diversity of many lands (Doc J). In both China and Persia the Mongols had taken up homes among their subjects and blended with the local societies which led to the diversified economic development (Doc J). Mongol emperors built canals to improve transportation and communication also the silk industry benefited from the Mongol conquest. When visited by travelers the Mongols were known to have harsh laws on theft make them very trustworthy to trade with (Doc K).
They were experts at horseback riding, as it was taught from a young age. They traded with settled societies for products they could not obtain from their horses. Even though the Mongols were just pastoralists, they were feared by many since they were skilled at fighting while riding their horses and had great military tactics, which led them to prey on weak cities. The Mongols were able to rule Eurasia because they were skilled at archery while on horseback and in every other aspect of warfare. This impacted all of Eurasia by increasing commerce/communication and
Document N describes the main convivial customs of the Mongols. The Mongols seem to in some venerates give more rights to women than other cultures in that duration. Rashid ad-Din indites in the amassed chronicles ¨When a man goes out hunting or to war, his wife must maintain the household, so that the messenger or guest who dismounts there finds all in order and the wife is able to provide for him with good food and anything else they may require.” The Mongols lived in an environment where extreme sexism could not be abode or the tribes and clans who crumble. Genghis Khan valued his mother because she was the main role model in his life. Because the Mongols predicated their values on Genghis Khan's values they integrated.
The Mongols dominated into many different parts different around the world from between 1206- 1368. They spread from Eastern Europe to the Sea of Japan and were dominate with their military. They had many skilled archers and horseman to help in battle. They were very respectful of other dynasties beliefs through them mixing different cultures together, which is called cultural diffusion. The Mongols overall were very barbaric, but many would say that the Mongols wouldn't be barbaric because the woman did everything the men did.
However, by 1000 CE, the European political leaders were already improving and became politically more stable than before because of the Mongol exchange. The Mongols trade from the East to the West, global trade expanded sharply under the Mongol Empire. Exchanges during the Mongol era by the Christian missionaries, Italian merchants and European diplomats. Intellectual exchanges of art and knowledge were continuous. Historian Jack Weatherford stated in his book that “The Mongols made culture portable: it was not enough to merely exchange goods, because whole systems of knowledge had to also be transported in order to use many of the new products” For example, drugs were not profitable unless one knew its medical
The Mongols were easily one of the most dangerous and powerful empires in the 13th and 14th century. The Mongols were known for conquering most of the eastern empires of that time. Some may argue that the Mongols spread their culture and blended it with cultures across the eastern empires. The mongols did not desire to blend their culture and ideals with other empires but desired power and wealth and only what would benefit their own empire. The Mongols would take citizens from empires they conquered and recruit them into their army, make them slaves or require the citizens to pay tribute.
To begin, the mongols were civilized because they had a structured military. For example, in Document B, it talks about when a soldier undertakes military duty and the type of equipment they had depending on the situation. This portrays that the mongols were orderly enough to enlist members and give an equal amount of equipment to each soldier. Moreover, Document D discusses the Mongol’s tactics in battle such as making themselves appear to have bigger numbers and how they divided their forces according to rank. This document shows that the Mongols had a military that was disciplined and structured enough to be efficient in
The Mongols, a native asian tribe, eight hundred years ago conquered much of the known world. Said tribe originated from the grasslands of central asia and went on to become one of the most successful and most conversed about castes in history. The story of the mongols, however, is one that is quite difficult to tell. The Mongols were an illiterate clan, making it close to impossible to receive a message in full context, much like the telephone game nowadays were a message is spread through many individuals until reaching the final destination. For hundreds of years the Mongols have been a center of debate for many history related discussions, though the common conclusion is yes, the mongols were a barbaric tribe, that’s not really the case, and it’s backed by facts.
Social mobility was very important to the conquered citizens because it allowed them to move up in ranking in their new empire. The citizens could go through the ranks and become an important part in the empire 's government. Creating wealth and limiting tax were both helpful to the empire greatly, and go into play with each other. The Ottomans helped open up vendors to a trade route that went through the Mediterranean Sea, allowing them to make more money. They also didn’t have to pay an enormous amount of tax, which caused them to make more profit.
They too had a great leader in Sha Abbas he helped centralize government, he made alliances with the Ottomans, and he tolerated non-muslims. The golden age of China came after the Mongols fell in the 15th century. The Mongols were one of the most dominant empires in history, they tore through China,India, Russia, Byzantium, Italy, Germany, and parts of the Spanish Empire. There great ruler Genghis Khan was a big factor in there dominance. After the mongols fell, China became the most advanced society, and with help from Zheng He China began to explore the world.