Final Paper - Nguyen 1 Tan Huy Hoang Nguyen (10977299)...

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Nguyen 1 Tan Huy Hoang Nguyen (10977299) Professor Hines GenEd 110 30 April 2008 I. Other than brutal conquest, what impact did the Mongol empire have on the known world and why? The Mongol Empire was definitely impressive. Initially, they began as a loosely organized group of clans and tribes of pastoral people of Mongolia. Lacking a name and unification, it wasn’t until 1206 when Temujin was elected Genghis Khan that the tribes united and called themselves the Mongols. From then on, they achieved superior imperialism through military prowess and strong trade, which have impacted the known world. The Mongols are well known for their massive and brutal conquests throughout Asia and parts of Europe. However, they achieved so through their intelligent military tactics and advanced weaponry. With such an insignificant amount of troops, the Mongols had developed ways to strategically prevail against their enemies. Ways such as attacking by horseback, bow and arrows, ambushes, flanks, and placing hostages on the
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