Stearns Chapter 14 Questions - Group Questions for Chapter 14 Mongols For AP specifically 1 What are some specific examples of how the Mongol empire

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Group Questions for Chapter 14 Mongols For AP specifically : 1. What are some specific examples of how the Mongol empire facilitated trade and communication as people were drawn into “pax Mongolia” and its economies and trade networks? At the peak of power, domains of khans (Mongol rulers) made up a vast realm where once-hostile people lived together in peace, and most religions were tolerated Mongol conquests brought peace to much of Asia that persisted for generations in some generations 2. Discuss how the Mongols’ use of horses in the steppes is in illustrative example of environmental knowledge and adaptation. The Steppes of Asia are flat and large fields and they are perfect places for strong, fast horses, and the Mongols would make entire armies of cavalry and this would be paired with a great knowledge of the steppes. The cavalry could easily run down a retreating force. The Mongol use of horses in the Steppes of Asia also allowed the high use of trade along the Silk Road. They would be able to travel long distances on trade routes (like the Silk Road).

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