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Unformatted text preview: The Mongols i.Ghengis Khan 1. Cruel conqueror 2. Peaceful rule 3. Written language and law code ii.Grandson also successful ruler Khublai Khan 1. Trade with Venetians 2. Luxury goods, amazing stories inspire exploration b. Ottoman Empire i.Turks migrate from steppes ii.Convert to Islam iii.Surround Byzantine Empire by 1355 iv.Conquer Constantinople v.Suleiman continues expansion vi.Turks threaten Europe c. Russia i.Ivan I collects tribute from Mongols ii.Money used for expansion iii.Moscow expands into Russia and Ukraine iv.Ivan III claims heritage of Byzantine Empire v.Caesar/tsar, Moscow as Third Rome vi.Allies with Orthodox Church...
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- Spring '08