Qin gathered all its forces, led by Zhang Han, who attacked the Chu army, and killed Xiang Liang at the battle of Dingtao. The governor of Pei and Xiang Yu withdrew from Waihuang and attacked Chenliu, but Chenliu was stoutly defended and they could not conquer it. The discussed what their best plan would be and decided that, since Xiang Liang’s army had been defeated and their soldiers were filled with terror, they had better join the army of Lü Chen and withdraw to the east. Zhang Han, the Qin commander, have defeated Xiang Liang’s army, considered that the forces of Chu are were no longer worth worrying about. Therefore he crossed the Yellow River and attacked Zhao, inflicting a severe defeat.
The way it was organized seems rigorous but during that duration military was the backbone of the Mongol civilization. Little to no mistakes could be made or the stability of the imperium would become unstable. During the Mongol conquests millions of people were killed.
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).
The Mongols were a ruthless, controlling power in Asia during the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries with a gargantuan empire that expanded across essentially the entire continent. The impact of their rule formed a lasting impact on states centuries after its collapse in 1368. Mongol conquest of the Song dynasty involving cutting of and methods of ruling such as keeping traditions of Confucianism and squandering money greatly influenced China and the Ming dynasty culturally, demographically, politically and economically. This state was united by a simple tribesman among the steppe named Temujin. After his father was poisoned by political enemies, he began developing a personal following, which quickly expanded over numerous rival tribes.
• During the middle part of his reign a book was published and its name was Fish Scale Records to protect those who brought land under cultivation could keep it as their property. • In 1372 Hung wu ordered the generals to release all innocent people who had been enslaved during Mongol rule. Sources: www . Hung Wu facts-biography.com The Chinese Fisher History Cyclopedia page 159. Q3) How did he rise to power?
(Document 10) The Mongol soldiers were very disciplined, which enabled them to give it their all and work together to defeat their enemy. They were also very organized as they tried to save their energy by dividing their forces. This way they could take turns fighting and get some time to rest. If they were still unable to capture the fortress they would use the fat from dead bodies to make an unextinguishable fire. (Document 3) These organization strategies and problem solving skills make them advanced and civil people.
Obvious negative effects of the invasions were immediately evident such as death counts and destroyed property. But slowly peace was restored as the Mongol rule spread to much of the known world. Needed changes began occurring such as the Silk Road was reopened by the Mongols. The Mongols introduced gunpowder and the importance of written language. They contributed considerable to the commerce of both China and the Middle East as they once again began trading and exporting their goods and
They’re gonna beat us in a cultural victory like in Civ 5! First the Mongols invaded China, and after Genghis Khan died, then Kublai Khan was the one that took over the Chinese territory. But do you know what the Chinese did? They turned Kublai CHINESE! They fed him Chinese food, gave him Chinese clothes and even gave him a Chinese wife!
Kublai Khan was the 5th Khagen of the Mongol Empire. He reigned from 1260 to 1294 when he died. He came into power after his brother Mongke in 1260, but fought his brother in the Toluid Civil War until 1264. This caused splitting inside of the empire, so he was mostly powerful in China and Mongolia, but had some influence elsewhere. He founded the Yuan dynasty in China in 1271, and ruled it until his death.
The Mongols completely destroyed all of Azerbaijan (this was where the Mongols invaded). They destroyed all of their buildings, but this time they specifically destroyed religious buildings and symbols for Muslims. They also even attempted to destroy their economy by trying to destroy their paper money trade. They were disrespecting religions and wiping out an entire city, which is very barbaric. Finally, the Mongols also did some very bad stuff to Baghdad.