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The Golden Horde The Golden Horde Matt Below Matt Below Geog 308 Geog 308 Prof. Zoltan Grossman Prof. Zoltan Grossman 4-23-04 4-23-04
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Who Where the Mongols? Who Where the Mongols? Tatar people Were once nomads Lived in area of Northern China, part of what is now Mongolia Made contact with Marco Polo members.tripod.com/. ../ costumes/ costume.html
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Who Where the Mongols? Who Where the Mongols? One of the most feared groups in history Highly advanced culture Traveled mostly during winter months Ambitious conquerors www.alphalink.com.au/. ../ EarlyMedieval.html
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The Golden Horde The Golden Horde Dubbed “Golden Horde” because of bright military tents- from fires inside Led and ruled by Khans Khan- supreme ruler (Turkish for Chief) Khans always chosen from “Golden Family”
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Mongolian Yurts Mongolian Yurts
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Mongolian Yurts Mongolian Yurts Advantages of Yurts: Easily set up Easily taken down Easily transported Light-weight
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Beginning of the Golden Horde Beginning of the Golden Horde Mongol leader Temujin wills himself supreme ruler Assumes title of Genghis Khan Established the “Golden Family” Blue Horde and White Horde unite to form the Golden Horde www.bookpalace.com/ UKWI/index_2.htm
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Genghis Khan Genghis Khan 1206-1227 Feared throughout Asia and Europe Began first conquests of China Took capital of Peking (now Beijing) Seized control of entire Chinese empire Stretched from Volga River to the Pacific Ocean www.carpenoctem.tv/ military/khan.html
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Extent of Golden Horde Territories Extent of Golden Horde Territories http://www.hyperhistory.com/online_n2/maptext_n2/mongol1.html
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