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The Mongols

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Olivia Mozdzierz

on 11 November 2013

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The Mongols

Uniting the Mongols led the Mongols to conquer a vast amount of land.
Started out as a small, pastoral nomadic group.
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Mongolia is high, cold, and dry.
They have natural resources available like oil, coal, copper, molybdenum, tungsten, phosphates, tin, nickel, zinc, gold, silver and iron.

The Mongols controlled more than 11 million square miles.
Conquered more land in 25 years than the Romans did in 400.
• Genghis Khan (1206–1227)
• Tolui (regent) (1227–1229)
• Ögedei Khan (1229–1241)
• TöregeneKhatun (regent) (1243–1246)
• Güyük Khan (1246–1248)
• OghulQaimish (regent) (1248–1251)
• Möngke Khan (1251–1259)

The Mongols also hunted animals as a food source, including rabbit, deer, wild boar, and even wild rodents such as squirrels.
Mongolians are generally very superstitious and believe that success comes from good omens.
Food spread because of the Mongols.
Fall of Empire:
There were internal power struggles and many people had claims to different parts of the empire.
After that it split apart into 4 smaller empires.
The Mongols were later replaced by the Ming Dynasty.
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"Honor is nothing without victory" - Subedei

"I am the Flail of God. If you had not committed great sins, God would not have sent a punishment like me upon you." -CHINGIS KHAN

"Perhaps my children will live in stone houses and walled towns - Not I"

"A man's greatest work is to break his enemies, to drive them before him, to take from them all the things that have been theirs, to hear the weeping of those who cherished them."
The Mongols were an influential civilization, that used new techniques and strategies to conquer enormous empires and almost all of Asia.
By: Olivia, Melissa, and Lucia
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