The Rise of the Mongols and Genghis KhanThis is a featured page

The Mongol Empire under Genghis Kahn and his heirs became the largest the world had even known. However, it was unable to hold onto power for long.

Below, discuss some of the factors that led to the successful conquest of most of the Eurasian Continent, and some of the factors that led to the swift disitegration of this enormous empire.

Important figures in the Mongol Empire: In the table below, research and share information about three important leaders in the Mongol Empire. On the right side, find and include at least one picture for each. Include information such as:
  • Years they lived
  • Accomplishments
  • Territory controled under his rule
  • Successes and failures
  • Important figures in the Mongol Empire

    Images of important figures

    Genghis Kahn-1162c.a-1227
    Genghis and his army defeat the Tangut kingdom of Xi Xia; the capital of the Jin empire, Zhongdu; and, in 1218, the Kara-Khitai empire.
    1206- he had unified rival clans and taken the title Genghis Khan (or Chinggis Khan), meaning "universal ruler."
    Genghis Khan established an empire that lasted more than 150 years after his death
    The Rise of the Mongols and Genghis Khan - SAS Asian History Wiki
    Ogodai Kahn
    1186-1241
    The Rise of the Mongols and Genghis Khan - SAS Asian History Wiki
    Kublai Kahn
    The Rise of the Mongols and Genghis Khan - SAS Asian History Wiki

The Rise and Fall of the Mongol Empire:
Below, fill in the table with some of the factors that led to the spectacular rise and the equally spectacular fall of the Mongol Empire.

Factors that allowed the Mongols to conquer the world

Factors that led to the quick demise of the Mongol Empire

Their agressive behavior Soldiers spread too thin over too large a territory.
Horsemen
Their military strategy (arrows and horses)
Physically strong
They were nomadic





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