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Analysis Of Genghis Khan And The Mongols

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Genghis Khan and the Mongols were once the most powerful force in the world. The vast Mongolian empire expanded from the Sea of Japan to the Black Sea. In its prime it once had control of 22% of the worlds land and continued to flourish longer than any other human force on the planet. In this essay the discussion of Genghis Khan, the Mongols, and the culture and ways of life that kept their empire in charge. Views that Jack Weatherford expresses in his book Genghis Khan: The making of the modern world
Its been nearly eight hundred years since the existence of the Mongolian empire and yet many concepts are still in use today in this modern age. An example of this is the use of state and federal law. This came from Khan, at its time it was not called state and federal law, At the time Khan had in motion the use of The Great Law, in modern age this would be the federal law. A law to rule over all territories under Khans control and he was also a fair leader. People had self-rule if they stayed loyal to the Mongols and common people felt some sort of benefit from this. They never participated in hostage taking or ransoms but would kill the leader and allow for the common people to have a voice. He allowed for any enclave to have laws of their own if they follow the rules of Khan. Yet there are still more elements of how his empire flourished in use today.
Over time, as new lands began to be discovered by mongrel growth, the use of trade became more important with the new
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