Unit 2, Topic 2.2_ The Mongol Empire (1).docx - Unit 2 Topic 2.2 Impacts of the Mongols(AMSCO pgs 146-155 East Asia China Russia Middle East Yuan

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Unit 2, Topic 2.2: Impacts of the Mongols (AMSCO pgs. 146-155) East Asia - China Yuan Dynasty / Khanate of the Great Khan Russia Khanate Uof the Golden Horde Middle East Il-Khan Empire Political Changes Brought by the Mongols Formed a centralized bureaucracy Beijing is capital Reformed china to have a closed social hierarchy Cities controlled by Mongols Laborers and crafters were moved to other lands/sold into slavery The many princes were unable to unite Used Persian bureaucracy Introduced military rule to the Muslims Rebuilt irrigation works and damaged cities Economic Changes Brought by the Mongols Taxation system put in place More foreign trade Rebuilt grand canal Put roads and postal services in use Paper money Farmers suffered evictions from brutal taxes Moscow emerged as the primary collector of tribute for the Mongols Russians became slaves More taxes Most of economy was in urban cities or advanced agriculture Cultural Changes Brought by the Mongols

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