Emily Pawlak AP World Casto Period 7 Chapter 14 Questions 1. What was the impact of the mongol

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Emily Pawlak AP World Casto Period 7 Chapter 14 Questions 1. What was the impact of the mongol conquest of Russia? Of the Islamic heartlands? The impact of the Mongol conquest of both the Islamic heartlands and Russia was extensive and long lasting. After the Mongol conquests into the regional cities of Russia, they established a long run for two and a half centuries. Russians had to pay tribute and turn over all their goods to the Mongol overlords. These peasants essentially became serfs as they were giving their goods for protection in turn. On the other hand, Moscow prospered despite being destroyed during the conquests. With its rebuilding, it became the tribute center for the Mongol lords, and the center for the Orthodox Church. To…show more content…
Also, politically wise, the Mongols were not respected in their high position of the Chinese governments. Despite their power in the world, they were looked down upon by the Chinese as they did not instate the examination requirement to be in office, thus preventing many Chinese scholars from holding positions in the government. 3. Overall, what were the positive aspects of the Mongol conquests? What were the negative aspects? The positive aspects of the Mongol conquest were surprisingly vast and extensive. The Mongols helped unify an expansive empire through a network of communication channels- inspired from the posts of their military. This system spread across Asia and Europe, a larger area than any empire thus far had to control. Also, the Mongols were peaceful with these conquests, being open to religious practices of the conquered. This, possibly, was in accordance to their ruler, Chinggis Khan, who often preached about a lenient rule for cultures out of respect as he often respected the practices of those he conquered. To continue, the Mongols helped unify the empire through a writing system and mail system, which they called “Yam”. On the other hand, the Mongols were also very destructive and brutal in regards to their conquests. The Mongols pillaged and destroyed cities, raping the women and killing most of the men. They only kept the highest

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