How barbaric were the Mongols? There’s no evidence that specifically leans to one side. During the 13th century started the Mongols era, it later ended in 1502. How should we make of the Mongols? “In a word, unless they retreat in a body, all who take flight are put to death.” Document 2 states, when in battle, fleeing is not an option. Unless they retreat in a large group. “... if one or more of the ten are captured, their companions are put to death if they do not rescue them.” Basically, you have no choice but to save your companions. If you rebel in anyway, you will get killed. Based on Document 4, the large number survivors were zero. Kozelsk fell victim to the Mongols and were driven “...all the survivors, men and women, out onto the
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Is Asoka a ruthless conqueror or is he a knowledgeable ruler? Asoka is one of the most acknowledged rulers of the Mauryan Empire. He ruled most of India over 2,000 years ago. Although he may be the greatest ruler of the Mauryan Empire, Asoka is still a merciless emperor because he has done many remorseful things that shall not be forgiven such as exterminating thousands of people and he has also conquered many lands to enhance his kingdom. Several individuals have been slaughtered by the hands of Asoka.
During the Tang and Song dynasty, China made many new advance things like math,literature,technology,and science. These advancement gave many European empires to struggle for years. Their greatest inventions was the gunpowder,the printer and the compass. Here are some reasons of what was the Tang and Song dynasty greatest achievement of all time First was the government. The government had to make important decisons that can change the community.
It is without a doubt that the Mongols were a barbaric group of people whose legacy for being brutal and murdering millions is still alive and very well known today. But what we don't consider often enough is their reasons for acting this way towards outsiders from their own group. The reason for this was because from the beginnings the Mongol people were nomads. Being a nomadic civilization required one to compete for livestock and pasture land with other tribes. This does not excuse the Mongolians for the horrible acts committed but we need to consider their reasons behind their brutality.
Barbaric, which means extremely cruel, are what the mongols were called because of their cruel, violent actions. They have a bad reputation which led them to be called “barbaric” or “barbarians.” They clearly have done brutal things but the question is, how brutal, or barbaric, were they? From my understanding of the mongols and what I have read about them, they are very cold-blooded and evil.
The Mongols were terrible people that lead a large vast land for too long of a time. The Mongols was a tribe that was barbaric and did terribles things. The Mongols were brutal and harsh because they killing th own people if they fled, having as many wives as they want by killing the wife husband, burying people alive, and killing people they didn’t need if the other tribe or group surrender.
The Mongols were a clan of people who showed their barbarism through inflicting ruthless fear tactics, killing hundred thousands of people, and living by a set of uncivilized rules and barbarous body of laws. Mongols had countless ways of forcing fear not only on their enemies but among their own people as well. The Mongols number one method in ensuring that their people will stay in line is by threatening death upon them. If a few, in battle, flee from the enemy the entire group gets killed, unless they return back and in this case only the ones who originally fled are killed. If one or two from a group goes bravely towards the enemy, and others don’t follow, they are killed.
They always obeyed orders and were trained under conditions that would only toughen them up and make them stronger mentally and physically. For example, Polo says that they were trained to stay on the backs of their horses for 2 days and 2 nights straight no matter what. They were sturdy and strong warriors that knew no limits and showed no mercy for their targets/enemies. With these reasons stated, the Mongols were viewed as a force to not be reckoned with, and if anyone dared to stand in their way, they were to be put out with the required force necessary or even more at their own
Causes of Imperialism The acceleration of Imperialism during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries that greatly impacted the world, is due to multiple economic, political, and social forces. Imperialism, a policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force, was becoming drastically more and more important for European and Asian countries. Ultimately, the advancements during the Industrial Revolution made Imperialism easier, and on a very large scale for many European countries. Although there were many factors that contributed to Imperialism by ways of economic, political, and social forces, some proved to be more significant and influential than others.
People had both the right and the duty to make whatever changes were necessary to come up with a new government or new reforms to that government to better serve their needs. This is basically was the mindset of the people who believed that reform was need in society. The Second Great Awakening refers to a period of religious revivals at occurred in the United States in the 1830s. After this period, many reform movements took place to better serve society and the people in it.
Corporate greedy and corrupt politicians were specific problems and injustices that were present in American life during the late 1800s and early 1900s however these were addressed during the progressive era with laws and regulations. Throughout the gilded era corrupt politicians and corporate greedy allowed the upper class and businessmen to take advantage of the working class. This means that a majority of the population were hurt during the gilded age whereas a small percentage benefitted. As seen in document 1, living conditions were crowded, dirty, and unsafe.
Being savagely cruel and exceedingly brutal is called being barbaric. In the 13th century, Mongols had experienced many places around the Silkroad. Like the following Mongolia, China, and Persia. Mongols originate from Mongolia from there they expand their territory outward. Which leads to the following statement the Mongols were simply looking for wealth not to just be savage to the neighboring civilizations.
In times of fear and hysteria in the U.S. it is mass chaos and it only gets worse and worse. During the time of both the witch-hunt eras, whether for communist or actual witches, they prove to have many similarities between them. Both of these times were full of confusion and lying which lead to the temporary downfall of the authority at that time. Joseph McCarthy proved to be a factor in this time and add on to the chaos that was America. Arthur Miller wrote about these times in a book called The Crucible, based on the witch trial era.
The Mongols are perceived as a savage people who only wanted to surmount the world but in authentically they are not troglodytic. They are a misunderstood culture who have authentically done some commendable things like bringing other cultures and religions together without persecution. In document A the Mongol imperium is shown at its height. During this time the imperium had surmounted 4,860,000 square miles of land.
Verdict of the Trial of Genghis Khan. After the trial had taken place, I decided that Genghis Khan and the Mongols were uncivilized. During the time of the trial I learned much more of the brutality that had taken place during his reign. The barbaric attitudes and actions of himself and his followers is what led to him being found guilty of being uncivilized.