African slave trade starts to expand with East Africa playing a large role

African slave trade starts to expand with east africa

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African slave trade starts to expand with East Africa playing a large role Slavery is wrong, but better than it will become Mostly a status symbol Islam reaches India around the tenth century Delhi Sultanate takes Northern India, they are Turkish Islamic in Northern India, and Hindu in the South The Crusades Seljuk Turks take the Holy Land, and don’t allow non-Muslims in Byzantines are worried that they are next, so hit up Pope for help Pope accepts because he hopes it will unite Christianity Pope calls on the people of Europe to take back the Holy Lands, and forms an alliance with the East Pope guarantees a rise to Heaven if they take back the Holy Land Pope made it sound like it was a trip to Jerusalem with some death along the way 1st Crusade actually worked, mostly because of fighting between Sunnis and Shiites They took control of the Holy Land, and created Christian states in the land they took 2nd Crusade started because of the Islamic Empire taking one of the Christian states, Crusaders were slaughtered very unsuccessful. The Mongols Started as a tribe of nomads that migrated with the weather Stayed near settled people so they could trade (and steal) Could have been a world power earlier, but were isolated and constantly fighted
Very tough because of tough conditions in nature When Genghis Khan was born, Mongols were lower than they used to be Khan was born into a poor tribe, and his family is later abandoned and forced to hunt and gather Becomes an orphan and fights to survive with his brother Gets into an argument with his brother, kills him and is on his own He was very charismatic, and makes an alliance with another chief This alliance is supported by the Song Song gives Khan money to create an army Song gives money to cause chaos among the Mongols His wife is stolen, Khan attacks and gets a lot of respect Genghis conquers all the tribes of the Mongols, and unites them Khan is selected as “Genghis Khan” AKA Supreme Ruler Khan kept the Mongols unified through fighting and war Creates a meritocracy, punished traitors and rewarded richly Respected honesty and loyalty Genghis encouraged literacy, important because Mongols were illiterate before Mongols wouldn’t spread their culture, they would adopt the conquered peoples culture Mongols used amazing mobility, weaponry and tactics to take the continent with relatively small armies Superior horse riders, great archers and very clever Rode 90 miles a day, way more than had been seen before Mongols were so fierce and cruel their enemies would usually surrender before the Mongols had even arrived Mongols are the only people to ever take Russia in the winter and put it in a Dark Age Mongols don’t take India, Japan, W Europe or Arabia Didn’t take W Europe, but did give them the Black Plague Mongols united culture in Asia When Genghis dies, the empire is split into four khanates or hordes Genghis’s grandson Kublai Khan becomes emperor of China, creating the Yuan Dynasty Kubilai is the person that highers Marco Polo to chronicle the world

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