China and the Middle East Comparison Essay from Mongol Rule

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Early in history China and the Middle East were two of the greatest and most prominent regions. The two as great as they were came under the rule of the Mongols. The political effects of Mongol rule on China and the Middle East were similar in the leadership present, but differed in the administrators used. The economic effects of Mongol rule on China and the Middle East were similar in that both regions were forced to give up money, but differed in their presence of an economy. The political effects of Mongol rule in China and the Middle East were similar in their leadership. In China and in the Middle East Mongols served as governers and conquerors. The Mongols knew that just conquering the regions would only temporarily benefit them. So they became governors as well to be able keep control of such large regions. This was also a way for the Mongols to ensure their government was stable and trustable instead of having others govern the state. But along with similar political effects, Mongol rule on China and the Middle East had different political effects. The political effects of Mongol rule in China and the Middle East were different in their administrators used. In China the Mongols brought foreign administrators while in the Middle East they kept the Persians to be administrators. The Mongols had foreign administrators in China because they did not trust any Chinese person to be left in charge therefore foreign people were used. While in the Middle East the Mongols felt that leaving the Persians to have some charge would be the best for the people and result in benefits. Along with similar and different political effects of Mongol rule, there were similar and different economic effects of Mongol rule on China and the Middle East. The economic effects of Mongol rule on China and the Middle East were similar in that both were forced to give up money. In
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