Mongol Mock Trial: Prosecution
Trial Date: Wednesday, April 30 2014
Topic: Were the Mongols uncivilized? Attorneys
Alexis & Andrew
Prince of Kiev
Korean Royal woman
Caliph of Baghdad (AlMusta’sim)
Chinese Confucian Scholar
Victim of bubonic plague
REMEMBER TO CITE YOUR SOURCES Opening Statement (Alexis or Andrew):
● definition(s) of ‘civilized’:
○ 1. having an advanced or humane culture , society, etc.
○ 2. polite; wellbred; refined.
● definition(s) of:
○ barbarous: savagely cruel or harsh…show more content…
a. I battled the Mongols on the banks of the Kalka River. I was allied with a few other Russian groups and we were all defeated.
2. What happened to you after the Mongols defeated you and your troops?
a. My men and I were forced to retreat into fortified camps. The Mongols promised me that if I surrendered, they would, in return, promise safe conduct for us. However, they went back on their word and once I surrendered the
Mongols slaughtered my men and executed me.
3. How were you executed?
a. I was executed by suffocation, and after I was killed the Mongolian generals
Jebe and Subutai feasted and danced in celebration. Japanese Daimyo:
1. What did the Mongols do to your people?
a. They attempted to invade and conquer twice (but failed both times). Because of their attempted invasion, the gods were angered, and sent a typhoon to destroy them both times.
Unfortunately, many of my people were injured and killed by the Divine Winds.
2. What effect did the Mongols have on you?
a. I am a daimyo, which means that I am a samurai warrior. My brethren and I fought the uncivilized invaders as hard as we could until the gods stepped in and gave us assistance in ridding ourselves of the barbarians. However, many of my comrades were brutally slaughtered in the process. Korean Royal woman:
1. What was your peoples’