Summary: The Great Genghis Khan

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The Great Genghis Khan Genghis Khan was a Mongol leader from (1162-1227) he started from rough and humble early life to creating the biggest land empire in world history. Genghis conquered big parts of central Asia and china, also expanding it further too far places like Poland, Vietnam, Iran, and Korea. With his rule, the Mongols controlled between 11 and 12 million square miles of land. Genghis offered religious freedom to his people and, he has put an end to torture and he encouraged trade and created the first postal system. He died in 1227 and his final resting place is unknown.

Genghis khan early life was a rough life and he battled his fears and his depression throughout his life. When he was young his name was Temujin,
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He stopped the warfare between tribes and, he made the selling & kidnapping woman illegal, banned the enslavement of any Mongol and made agriculture theft punished by death. Over that, Khan adopted the writing system and allowed the freedom of religion before that idea was caught. Genghis Khan first mission outside of Mongolia was a war against the Xi Xia kingdom of northwestern China. After a lot of raids from the Mongols, they excelled their way to the capital city of Yinchuan in 1209. The Mongol army traveled by no supply train other than a huge amount of horses. The army consisted mostly of cavalrymen, who are very good and deadly at using the bow and arrow. In Yinchuan, the Mongols made a false withdrawal from the battle and this is one of their signature tactics, and then they surrounded the capital and controlled it. Though they attempted to flood the city but it failed and the Xi Xia ruler accepted tribute to Khan. The Mongols next attacked the Jin Dynasty of Northern China, their ruler demanded Genghis to surrender. From 1211 to 1214, the Mongols invaded and they sent refugees into the cities of Jin Dynasty and food shortage became a problem in the country and the Jin army started killing tens of thousands of its own peasants because of food. In 1214 the Mongols surround the capital of Zhongdu now its Beijing, The

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