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Mongols and the Ming  Mongols and the Ming  Empire Empire By Dustin Lee, Brad Silverstein,  Miles Schuss, and Elliot Turkiew
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Mongols Mongols The Mongols were nomads They lived in the steppes of central Asia Genghiz Khan (world emperor), united the  warring rival Mongol clans
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Conquests Conquests Genghiz Khan used strict military discipline and demanded absolute loyalty His armies had some of the best horsemen in the world He could be ruthless but also generous His armies conquered the Asian steppe lands easily, but China presented a challenge b/c  of walls They learned how to use cannons, missiles, and other new weapons from Turkish and  Chinese military experts The Mongols and the Chinese launched missiles against each other (this was advanced) Genghiz Khan died before he could complete his conquest of China, but his heirs  continued to expand his empire They dominated Asia for the next 150 years They destroyed regions from southern Russia to the Muslim Middle East to China They destroyed the province of Sichuan and annihilated its capital, Chengdu
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Mongol Rule Mongol Rule The Mongols became peaceful after their conquest They allowed conquered people to live normally 
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