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02-22-28-2007 - The Great Khan Mongols effective because...

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The Great Khan Mongols effective because they… - cured meat under saddle in order to avoid smoke warnings to their enemies - hated peasants and herded them like they did sheep at times - respected settled civilizations with crafts and in turn stole them for their own - incorporate technicians into the military - picked up Chinese seize techniques and technology (catapults adapted to throw mortars) - didn’t need to stand and defend one certain piece of ground because nomadic - success was their own undoing, obsessed with rewards/booty of war Genghis died and his successor drank himself to death. While their remained a single Great Khan, his land had to be separated into pieces for his sons as per Mongol tradition. Mongols also said that in order to become “Great Khan” men had to be a direct descendent of Genghis. I. The Appanages II. Impacts of Mongols a. China i. Conquest- south china taken by Mongols over forty year siege. Kublai Khan calls his dynasty Yuan to lend it realism in China. Most steppe
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course PWAD 490 taught by Professor Lee during the Spring '07 term at UNC.

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02-22-28-2007 - The Great Khan Mongols effective because...

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