The amount of lives that the Mongols took were far too many. In Document 4 it states that the Mongols took over 800,000 to 2,000,000 lives when the conquered Persia. They also took more than 4,000,000 lives excluding the Persians. This shows that they give no mercy and just kill. Also in the same document it says that “...it was commanded …show more content…
In Document 1, it shows the amount of land that the Mongols conquered. If you look below the map, it shows that Genghis Khan took about 5,000,000 square miles of land. In order to get land, he must’ve had a great army to help him defeat other empires. This includes killing people inside the empires and capturing their king. People that didn’t follow his rules would’ve been killed and executed leading to people fearing him and allowing him to expand without disagreement.
The Mongols treated the people very poorly and were very cruel. In Document 5, it shows the image of a marksman executing a prisoner. If you read the caption, it says, “Others are being buried alive upside-down.” This shows that they are extremely barbaric because of how they are treating and executing their people. People should not be being buried upside-down and the others in the background should be defending their people. Even if they did something wrong there should be a way to fix it instead of public execution.
The Mongols were an empire that connected large amounts of land in the 13th century. The Mongols were very fierce and very barbaric.Although the Mongols had succeeded in expanding, they were also very barbaric. They took countless lives, large amounts of land, and how they treated their people. They showed their people and their enemies no mercy making them the most barbaric empire during their