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  • Research Paper On Marco Polo

    Marco Polo Marco Polo was an amazing explorer. He traveled to extremely distant places. As well as traveling far, Marco was one of the first Europeans to reach china. The Mongolian and Chinese people had a great impact on Marco's life. The travel was extensively long but Marco persevered and reached china at last. Marco Polo was born in Venice Italy in 1254. The polo families were nobles. As well as being noble they were also jewel merchants. Marco's mother died when he was young…

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  • Marco Polo Thesis

    Kublai Khan was the fifth emperor of the Yuan Dynasty and the grandson of Genghis Khan (Burgan 11). He was the first Mongol leader to conquest China (“Kublai Khan”). His father and uncle had worked as ambassadors for the Khan, who had grown to like them. When they returned with Marco, they were greatly…

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  • Research Paper On Ancient China

    Sixteen princes came together in Chengdu, Sichuan Province to create the first form of paper currency in 1023 AD (Chinese Ancient Currency 3). The princes called it Jiao Zi. It is possible they came up with the first ever piece of paper in the Tang Dynasty. Once they experienced a lack of the materials they needed for their coins Ancient China came up with the idea of…

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  • Marco Polo's Legacy

    back to Venice. In 1271, Marco went back to China and became one of the first Europeans to travel to Asia during the Middle Ages. Polo became favored by Kublai Khan, who was the Mongolian leader that conquered and became the first emperor of the Yuan Dynasty. Khan eventually hired Polo as a special envoy and was sent out in…

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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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  • Why Were The Mongols Barbaric Essay

    The Mongol Empire held the largest amount of territory for an empire that the world has ever seen, and conquered it very quickly. Through the use of extreme force, the Mongols were able to conquer their enemies with haste. Using siege warfare on large walled cities, and surprise attacks on smaller settlements, their strategy of extreme force worked very well. The Mongols also relied on peaceful measures to keep social organization and political power. Especially in religion as shown in Document…

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  • How Did Marco Polo Influence Columbus

    time Khan was able to see things that have not made it to Europe yet. Something we take as normal today was not only the new then but also something not often seen. Paper money was something that was not common anywhere but was during the Khan’s dynasty. Many other things that Marco Polo had the opportunity to see was many things that we just take for granted today like eyeglasses, and a working postal…

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  • Samurai Invasions

    The most important feature of the medieval period is that the samurai (warrior-administrators) replaced the court government in managing local government. Because the court government had no police force, bands of samurai gained power when the Heian government neglected the administration of the provinces. Samurai strength rested on strong group loyalty and discipline. These bands managed large areas of rice land in eastern Japan, around modern Tôkyô. In 1185 a new government was founded by…

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  • Mongol Empire Legacies

    Mongol and Islam made Islam an esteemed religion due to the functions they performed in the Mongol empire. For instance, Mongol recruited Muslim to serve as administrators and tax collectors. Muslims were accorded amazing opportunities in the Mongol dynasty since Khubilai Khan along with other Mongol monarchs in China could hardly rely exclusively upon the subject Chinese to assist in ruling China. The need for outsiders presented an opportune moment for Muslims to assist…

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  • Mongol Civilization Analysis

    A ruthless army, Genghis Khan and his Mongol tribes conquered regions all over the world during the 13th century. These barbarians practiced brutal military tactics, horrific hygienic practices and most of them were illiterate. These traits of the Mongol Army prove that they were uncivilized, in a 13th century world where many societies finally were. The Mongols, as a people, officially had no written language until 1204 when, according to Columbia University, The Mongols in world history,…

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