Historian Brian Landers stated in his book that "The Mongols brought terror to Europe on a scale not seen again until the twentieth century." Despite of their ruthless, the Mongol Empire did has positive impacts on the development of Europe in five different areas, namely political, economic, social, weapons advancement and spread of Christianity due to the Mongol exchange. First, in political aspects, some said the mongols have a negative impact on Europe , as they changed the political history of Europe, especially of Russia, because of their ruling in conquered countries. Genghis Khan used the psychological warfare, the terror tactics, to deal with the resistance: surrender or die. The Mongols usual policy was slaughtered and depopulated the entire cities that resisted, and
Coolidge himself attributes his success to all of the hard work and dedication he put into his career. His hard work and devotion to his position is what made him such a popular and well-liked politician. As President, Coolidge worked hard to instill many of his own values into the American public. He fought against corruption in the national government and encouraged private enterprise, saying that the “chief business of the American people is business” (“Calvin Coolidge”). The value of hard work allowed Coolidge to be a efficient president, with many people contributing the boom of the Roaring Twenties to his leadership.
B and C .) Zheng He created cultural diffusion in China. Zheng He helped spread the advanced Chinese culture and civilization to the outside world. He traveled across the oceans to help people in other lands improve their lives through religion, road building and well digging, and brought about great cultural impact to areas. (Doc.
Kublai Khan, once leader of the Mongols, is known best for being a successful conqueror of the Old World. As ruler of a reunified China since for the first time since the Tang Dynasty, Kublai Khan was great in his victories, yet his efforts to obtain control over the southern China, and what is now northern Vietnam, were failed. This paper will take a look at the three attempts Kublai made on Vietnam, and why the state with such a weak sense of national identity was able to defeat the great conqueror on every strike. By 1225 the Mongols had controlled most of China and Manchuria. Kublai Khan began his rule around the year 1260, replacing his older brother Qan Mongke.
He met many dangers on his way, he was attacked by the bandits, he almost got his head be-headed by a ruler and to add the spice he almost got himself drowned in a sinking ship south of India. He married few times and fathered many children. Ibn Battuta enters India: Ibn Battuta entered India through the mountains of Afghanistan, following the footsteps of Turkish warriors. These Turkish rulers from central Asia replaced the local Hindu leaders with Turks from Afghanistan and conquered and united a large area almost to the tip of the subcontinent. But these Muslim sultans in Delhi were not Safe, They faced continued opposition from the Hindu majority in India.
He begins to recall how grateful America founder’s were when they first reached the land. He agrees that this moment was one of the most “thrilling” events in history and knows that every immigrant thinks it when they are close to America’s shores. At this moment, Cahan knows his journey is nearly over, and is wondering about how he would feel upon his first gaze at the country. When Cahan’s ship finally arrives at Sandy Hook, his tone becomes one of joy and amazement. He immediately notices that America is as wondrous as he had hoped for it to be.
The Fall of the ShangIn 1046 BCE, the Zhou, a subject people living in the western part of the kingdom, overthrew the Shang Dynasty at the Battle of Muye. This was a battle between Shang and Zhou clans, over the Shang 's expansion. They largely had the support of the Chinese people: Di Xin (the final king of the Shang Dynasty) had become cruel, spent state money on drinking and gambling, and ignored the state. The Zhou established authority by forging alliances with regional nobles, and founded their new dynasty with its capital at Fenghao (near present-day Xi 'an, in western China). Map of Zhou Dynasty This map shows the location of the ancient Zhou Dynasty.
Thesis: The Mongol leader Genghis Khan had an intense influence on the modern world. He may have been one of the greatest military leaders of all time, and he was both the father of the organization of modern warfare and a role model for many rulers. Early life and Origin Like most ruthless emperors “ you can blame it all on a bad childhood.” he was “born in Temujn, Genghis had the bad luck to be born to the most outcast tribe in the most remote part of the Mongolian Steppes right on the border with Siberia.” (“Genghis Khan”) In the setting in which Genghis was born, and from what we know this is the roughest most severe part of the world. His mother was a woman who thought only of her children “...through sheer determination his mother
The sixteen years old monk at that time, Gyatso was enthroned by the Tibetans ruler of Tibet. Taking the war against china to the next level in many forms of military battles and diplomacy, representing the Tibetans as the best negotiator in many peace talks with china, then lading them to the uprising of 1959 against China ended up with failure and eliminated him and supporters to
Because of this characteristic, his Russian Empire had to receive an infamous defeat in the Russian – Japanese war. In February 1904, the Japanese attacked Port Arthur of Russia to show its power to the western world. However, Nicholas was very confident when he received the news. His pugnacity brought him the subjectivity in war. He believed that “the upstart Japanese would soon be taught a salutary lesson.” He also wrote to his mother: “So the war has begun, our brave men will surely be victorious over the foe.” In contrast, the Russian navies were “all sunk in a single day in the battle of Tsushima.” Nicholas II still did not awaken; he even showed his pugnacity to his own people on the Bloody Sunday.
Zheng He was a legendary explorer who created new trade routes for China and commanded massive fleets of 300 ships. Zheng He had Muslim history and lived in China, this gave him extensive knowledge of the Middle East and Asia. Zheng He command large ships called treasure ships. These ships brought back luxury goods from other countries in exchange for silk and jade. Zheng He’s explorations brought China’s influence to a new height.
Zhu Di became emperor and rewarded Zheng He with a massive armada of ships. He sailed for years, furthering China’s reach and trading everywhere he went. He traveled 2000 miles into the Atlantic. From China to East Africa, India, Southeast Asia. 2) Describe the ships in Zheng He’s fleet.
When William was a young boy he had many obstacles to overcome. When William was eight his father died returning from a pilgrimage of Jerusalem. When his father died William became Duke of Normandy in 1035. When this happened many lords in Normandy didn’t approve of him ruling them in 1040 they tried to kill William the plan failed but Williams guardian ( Gilbert of Brionne) was killed. In 1042 the King knighted William.
In 798 Eardwulf fought a battle at Billington Moor against a nobleman named Wada, who had been one of those responsible for King Æthelred 's death; Wada was defeated and driven into exile. In 801 Eardwulf led an army against Coenwulf of Mercia, perhaps because of Coenwulf 's support for other claimants to the Northumbrian throne.
The new themes of encounter and exchange did not come without the warfare, violence and confusion that plagued China as the Sung dynasty struggled to fight back against the Mongols. After the suicide of the last Southern Sung emperor, all of China was united by Mongol rule (Gernet 717). The tragic death of one man marked the beginning of a new era. For the first time ever, foreign people conquered the entirety of China. Never before had the Chinese government been completely replaced by an unknown system ruled by outsiders (Fitzgerald 181).