Crash Course World History Test

Crash Course World History Test

Mongols created the first great
Free Trade Zone
Nomad Herders migrate based on
Climate Conditions so they can feed their flocks
Nomads always live near ___________ so they can trade
Settled people
Genghis Khan
– Born around 112 with the name Temujin to a lowly clan
– His father was poisoned to death
– By 19 he was married to his first and most important wife, Borte, who was later kidnapped
What happened after Temujin rescued his wife
– Became the leader of his tribe
What were the 2 innovations of Genghis khan
– Promoted people based on merit rather than family position
– Brought lower classes of conquered people into his own tribe while dispossesing the leaders of the conquered clans
When was he declared the Great Khan
1206
When and how did Genghis Khan die
Died in his sleep in 1277
How far did Genghis’ empire stretched by the time of his death
From the Mongol homeland of Mongolia to the Caspian Sea
Ogedei Khan
– Genghis Khan’s son
– Expanded the empire even more
Mongke
– Genghis’s grandson
– Was the Great Khan in 1258 when Baghdad fell to the Mongols
Baghdad
Capitol of the Abbasid Empire
Kublai Khan
– Another grandson of Genghis Khan
– Conquered the Song Dynasty in 1279
What were the Mongols left with after Genghis Khan’s death
– The Khanates
– Four important Empires
The Khanates
– Yuan Dynasty in China
– Il- Khanate in Persia
– Chagatai Khanate in Central Asia
– Khanate of the Golden Horde in Russia
What did the Mongols do to Silk Road and trade as a whole
They taxed it
Yam System
– Supply point route messenger system employed and extensively used and expanded by Genghis Khan
– Used by subsequent Great Khans and Khans
– Relay stations were used to give food, shelter and spare horses for Mongol army messengers.
What was an addition to trade in the Mongolian Empire
Cuisine
What did the Mongols do to the people who were useful to them and give examples of individuals
– The Mongols forcibly relocated them
– They were normally artists, musicians and, especially, administrators
How did the Mongols react to different religions within their empire
Unprecedentedly tolernt