Pros And Cons Of Mongols

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Essay Question 1 The Mongols were brilliant strategists and tacticians. The Mongols by nature were extremely resilient and tough people since they weren't softened by the wealthy and comfortable city life of China and other nations. They were nomadic and tribal. This means that there was much rivalry between them. However, during the High Middle Ages, a man named Temujin was able to break old traditions and unite all the Mongols. He was later titled "Genghis Khan" meaning "Universal Ruler (of the Mongols)".So how were they able to overthrow the wealthiest and strongest nations and kingdoms? The primary reason is their brilliant leadership, survival skills, natural toughness, and the 100% horse-based military. Every warrior in the Mongol army…show more content…
The inability to conquer Japan was the campaign that kept Mongols from building a lasting civilization, also the death of Kublai, then the fact that his successors were weak and led to the rebels to overthrow them to form the Ming dynasty. Even though the Mongol Empire collapsed a long time ago, and the Mongolian state has become relatively small in size compared to other countries, Mongolian influences are still effective today in Russia and China as well as other parts of the world. With political, economical, religious influences upon once conquered states, the Mongol Era is truly remarkable in its ability to change and reform other countries. Of course, both positive and negative effects came out of Mongolian rule, but overall, the Mongolian era was a positive period of time. The East and West Worlds are finally connected by series of routes, and trade, religion, as well as other goods and ideas are quickly spread. Great cities such as Beijing are formed while others are destroyed, effective and ineffective forms of government in the Mongol Era made states gave later states ideas on how to govern as well as making them aware of the mistakes. This once vast empire has left its mark permanently upon the current world as
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