The Tibetan and the Mongol People

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The Tibetan and the Mongol People The Tibetan and the Mongol people both have related religions and live in similar habitats but their roles in life are different, causing their societies to be different too. Both ethnic groups can be found in China; the Mongols can be found mainly in the north region of China and the Tibetan people are native to Tibet which is also in China. The clothes they wear and foods they eat are very similar, mainly because the weather of their habitats is very cold. These two ethnic groups were both very powerful and each conquered large parts of Asia and quickly became feared throughout China. After taking control of large parts of Asia, the first Tibetan emperors invited Buddhist monks from India and China to teach Buddhism. Shortly after that, the Mongols which were led by Genghis Khan, also conquered large parts of Asia, and were soon introduced to Buddhism too. The many differences of the Tibetan and Mongol people vary from physical characteristics to the food they eat, but the greatest one of them all is the role that the play in their society. The Mongols life on the plains as nomads made them herders while the Tibetans were mostly farmers and stayed in one place. The language of the Tibetan people was mainly based on Lhasa, a U-Tsang dialect and scientists propose that the Mongol’s language was not unlike Tungusic and Turkic. Another main difference of the two groups was the architectures they built. Since the Mongols had to move around constantly, so they lived in little huts and tents that were meant to be folded and brought along. The Tibetan people built houses and monasteries out of rocks, cement, earth
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