Genghis Khan And The Mongol Empire Summary

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Genghis Khan and the Mongol Empire

Genghis Khan and the Mopopngols are invariably associated with tales of conquest, destruction, and bloodshed. Khan and his immediate successors order to strengthened Khan’s realm and improve the ability to expand the territory. Such as the conquest in Northern China, when Genghis khan moved to secure his borders in order to secure his northern border and subduing an enemy.
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Temujin, a man born with brain and strength, was the son of the chief of the Yakka Mongols, who was poisoned. Which meant, that Temujin became chief at ten years old after his father’s death. However, the tribe come-uppance him, and he was forced to live by himself, and
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Weishaowant controlled the flow of goods long the Silk Road and challenging him meant a lack of access to those goods. Genghis Khan discussed the matter with the Mongols and chose war. According to Jack Weatherford, Khan prayed alone on a mountain, bowing down and stating his case to “his supernatural guardians” describing the grievances, the tortures and the killings that generations of his people had suffered at the hands of the Jurchens. He pleaded that he had not wanted war against the Jurchens and had not iniated the…show more content…
Although, the Jurchens had more advantage since they had a large and effective army but they were hard pressed by both the Mongols and the Tangut. The jurchens drove the Chinese armies into retreat. The Mongols benefit from China failing during the previous century to make itself a strong military power, and from the Jurchens being burdened by their rule over conquered people who have conquered. The Mongols had an advantage diet, where they could miss one or two days without eating better than the Jurchen soldiers, who are grains. It was a hard time for them, however. Military success helped as people acquired the impression that Genghis Khan had the Mandate of Heaven. The jurchen emperor finally recognized the Mongols authority and agreed to pay tribute.
After six years of fighting the Jurchens, Genghis Khan decided to return to Mongolia, leaving one of his best generals in charge of his Mongols positions. The Mongols were happy to be back, however they felt superior to people in northern China. Success in war was changing the
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