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  • Decline Of Aurangzeb Essay

    The beginning of longest rule of any religion, empire, civilization, ethnic group, and dynasty prevailed over subcontinent for around 800 years that is “The Mughal Empire” founded by Mongol leader Babur. The era of Mughals flourished in laws, medicine, wars, trade, famine, taxation, languages, arts and literature, gardens, masjids and other secular building. Minorities were considered in this reign as they introduced Shariah laws that resolve legal disputes, Hindus were protected under the law and were judged by their own people. Muslims and non Muslims were given freedom to practice their religion. Mughal Empire that showed distinctive sign of decay started declining following the rule of Aurangzeb. The rulers grew insignificantly and became uninterested in governance. In order to sustain Mughal lifestyle high taxes were needed, economy declined as little money was ploughed in agriculture and infrastructure development. The regional Nawabs broke down in smaller kingdoms and Mughal faced rivalry with Sikhs, Marathas, and Persian and Afghan armies. The Mughal dynasty declined due to following reasons Aurangzeb reign was start of decline of Mughal era; he was known as conservative orthodox Muslim as he could not tolerate non Muslims where his ancestors did a lot to win over the support of Hindus and Rajputs. He introduced oppressive laws like imposing jazia on non Muslims, banning their festivals and he even destroyed Hindus temples and shrines that caused conflicts between…

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  • Summary Of The Mongol Empire

    Summary The empire united the nomadic Mongol and Turkish tribes of historic Mongolia under the leadership of Genghis Khan, who was the ruler of all Mongols in 1206. The empire grew very fast under his rule and then under his descendants. Introduction The Mongol Empire stretched from the Sea of Japan to the Carpathian Mountains at its height, making it the largest contiguous empire in history. The Mongol empire began with the unification of the nomadic tribes of Mongolia by Genghis Khan…

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  • Mongol Empire Dbq

    The 13th century from 1201 to 1300 was considered by some scholars to have been “the greatest of centuries”, in truth to some notable cultural highlights of major importance. During this time period arose to the world, the nomadic peoples of Central Asia, the Mongols. The Mongols conquered places in Russia , Northern China, Persia and Central Asia. Yet in their triumphs the Mongols were and still are classified as the most barbaric of the “barbarians” to have ever reigned over the world, because…

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  • An American Journey Essay

    I am ecstatic. After weeks of my relentless begging, my father, Niccolo, and my uncle, Maffeo, have made the decision of bringing me with them on their voyage to meet again with the Great Khan at his summer palace at the far end of the continent of Asia. I am only 17, but I know I am ready. I am told that the journey will take around 3 to 4 years, which sounds like a long time, but I know that, since my father and uncle have already made this voyage, their experiences will help us to learn how…

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  • How Did Kubla Khan First To Unite The Mongol Empire

    The Khans were some of the most successful conquerers of all time. Kublai, grandson of the great Genghis Khan who was the first to unite the mongol empire and expand their territory, was especially note worthy in the fact of his influential ruling on the Yuan empire. Unlike Genghis Khan who was know for taking over “nearly 12 million square miles of territory” Kublai was know more for his civilian achievements. The dynamics of his relationship with his subjects were very different than any other…

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  • Mongols Of The Asian Steppe Dbq Analysis

    The Mongols ruled much of the Asian continent from 1206 to 1368. The impact that the Mongols had on the world was very strong. According to document 1 in the DBQ, more than double the amount of land conquered by Alexander the Great was conquered by the Mongols loyal ruler, Genghis Khan. Cruel and intelligent battle strategies created many different effects.. The Mongolians of the Asian Steppe had a positive impact on the world during their rule of the Asian continent from 1206 to 1368 by…

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  • Genghis Khan's War Tactics

    With the help of Genghis Khan, he also created/retooled the weapons they used during their campaigns, and the use of animals for transportation and war. The horses that the Mongolian Empire used were small, but they were semi-equipped with armor and mainly used for infantry. The horses also helped them move quicker and run long distances so they can move faster during war and transportation. As well they’re nearly impossible to stop when in a pack. The usage of their bows helped them do a lot of…

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  • Summary Of Genghis Khan And The Making Of The Modern World By Jack Weatherford

    In Genghis Khan and the making of the modern world, Jack Weatherford argues that despite villainization by historians Genghis khan rose from a remote tribal culture to unify the mongols as conquerors who promoted cultural communication, trade, and legal rights in one of the largest empires in history.The author asks how Genghis Khan became an influential ruler, how he conquered a huge amount of land, and how he left a legacy and contribution to modern society. The Mongols spread revolutionary…

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  • History: Genghis Khan And The Mongol Empire

    Mongolia History It all started when Genghis Khan founded the Mongol Empire by uniting all the Mongols. Genghis Khan thought for some time, and then took action and did this in 1206. Mongol expansion into Central Asia began in 1209. as the Mongols pursued tribal leaders who opposed Chinggis Khan's rise to power in Mongolia and thus constituted a threat to his authority there. With their victories, the Mongols gained new territory. Several smaller polities such as the…

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  • Gengis Khan As An Enlightened Leader

    Genghis Khan was a Mongolian warrior and ruler, and a military leader. He was born as “Borjigin Temujin.” He was born in Mongolia at around 1162. He had many wives, but he first got married when he was 16 years old. He created one of the biggest empires, which was the Mongolian empire. It covered up to 12 million square miles. It stretched all the way from the Pacific Ocean to eastern Europe. He started created the Mongolian at age 20. He created this empire by conquering many empires. The…

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