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  • The Mongols And The Mongols

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    1) Why do you believe that the Mongols are referred to as the “forgotten conquerors?” The Mongols were very small in number relative to the peoples they conquered, and they were also nomadic. These two facts lead me to believe that the Mongols were forgotten because they were largely unable to create a distinctly new civilization. They conquered vast territories, but they did not have previous experience administering a sedentary civilization, let alone a massive empire. Furthermore, they simply

  • The Mongols : Mongols Barbarians

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    The Mongols Essay The Mongols were very harsh and brutal like no one else in their era but I believe that they are not barbarians. The Mongols had a strong dominating military that was almost always successful, they contributed to many of the ideas that are still around today, and made a very stern set of laws that kept their community civilized which is why I believe that the Mongols were not barbarians. Although the Mongols were sometimes very brutal they were not barbarians. The Mongols

  • The Mongols And The Mongols

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    Mongols Essay According to background essay on the Mongols “The Mongols were a small tribe during the 13th century. They were from the grasslands of Central Asia and conquered much of the known world.” They also said that “They operate from the backs of horses and sometimes use siege weapons. The essay also explained how the Mongols were one of the several nomadic peoples who competed with one another for pasture land and livestock. They also had no metal working, no written language, and no permanent

  • The Mongols And The Mongols

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    essay on the Mongols, “The Mongols were a small tribe during the 13th century. They were from the grasslands of Central Asia and conquered much of the known world.” The essay also said that “They operate from the backs of horses and sometimes use siege weapons.” It was also explained how the Mongols were one of the several nomadic peoples who competed with one another for pasture land and livestock. They also had no metal working, no written language, and no permanent homes. The Mongols also were first

  • The Mongols And The Mongol Empire

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    to the Mongols quest to conquer the World. Though their reign was short, the Mongolian empire was one of the largest empires to spread across Southern Asia. Led by the furious Genghis Khan, the Mongols swept across Asia and conquered countless nations. One of the most profound innovations of the Mongols was their effectiveness in battle. Their well-developed strategies and innovative ideas pushed the Mongol campaign very deep into Asia. As a result, many cultures were lost to the Mongols during

  • The Mongols And The Mongol Empire

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    Melwin Varghese Ms. Holzinger TOK 1 per. 2 18 August 2014 Were the Mongols able to conquer such vast areas of land because of their superior battle tactics or because of the tools and weapons the Mongols used? I. Introduction The Mongols were made up of many fierce tribes originating from the steppes of central Asia. They were able to take over large parts of the known world in a matter of a few decades. The Mongol empire was the greatest and largest continuous land empire the world has ever known

  • Mongol Empire And The Mongol Tribes Essay

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    place, the Mongols conveyed a charming pioneer, Genghiz Khan, who joined the Mongol tribes in a dream of triumph and improvement. The Mongolian speed, a little and to a significant degree dangerous infantry horse which could move quickly and run deep divisions. Mongol troops were all stallion mounted and could move quickly. The Mongol bow was somewhat composite bow which could decisively shoot a jolt more than 200 yards. Merged with the brisk moving steed mounted infantry, the Mongols had an original

  • The Mongols : Barbaric

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    The Mongols who were people that went from being nomadic people who lived off the meat, milk and hide of horse meat and wool of sheep to creating the largest connected and mass empire in the history of the world exemplifies some behaviors of being barbaric leading people to think they are just completely barbaric. However, to me they are somewhat barbaric but not utterly barbaric. If the mongols were barbaric how did they managed to conquer almost all of the known world? Instead of barbaric a

  • The Mongols And The Mongol Empire

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    The Mongol Empire was composed of nomadic warriors who marauded around Europe and Asia during the 13th and 14th centuries. At its peak, it was the largest contiguous land empire in history, stretching from China to Romania and from Siberia to India. Founded in 1206 by Genghis Khan, the Mongol Empire ruled over the majority of Europe and Asia for almost 2,000 years. During this period, trade across Europe and Asia on the Silk Road was reestablished, and the Mongols led some of the most successful

  • The Mongols And The Mongol Rule

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    the Mongols are commonly associated with a strictly negative reputation and despised for it. Although this negative image remains associated with their history, with hindsight, historians have been able to shed light on a positive perspective of the Mongols and their success creating the largest Empire in world history. This paper will argue that although they were regarded as violent, invading strangers and initially given few rights, their image in history has changed because the Mongols were

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