Flashcards on The Mongol Empire and Its Legacy

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Who was the founder of the Mongol Empire?

Genghis Khan

Which continent did the Mongol Empire span across?

Asia

What strategies did the Mongols use to conquer new territories?

Swift cavalry attacks and psychological warfare

What was the capital city of the Mongol Empire?

Karakorum

Which European ruler was defeated by the Mongols in the Battle of Legnica?

Henry II the Pious

What is the legacy of the Mongol Empire?

Expansion of trade and cultural exchange, establishment of the Pax Mongolica

Which dynasty emerged after the fall of the Mongol Empire in China?

The Ming Dynasty

Who succeeded Genghis Khan as the leader of the Mongol Empire?

Ogedei Khan

Which major historical figure was a descendant of Genghis Khan?

Tamerlane (Timur)

What impact did the Mongol Empire have on global communication and trade?

Facilitated the exchange of goods, ideas, and technologies along the Silk Road

What role did the Mongols play in the spread of the bubonic plague (Black Death)?

The Mongols inadvertently facilitated the spread of the plague through their conquests and trade routes.

How did the Mongol Empire impact the development of Russia?

The Mongols ruled over Russia for several centuries, influencing its political and social structures.

What was the significance of the Mongol invasions in the Middle East?

The Mongols toppled the Abbasid Caliphate and established their own Ilkhanate in the region.

Which famous Venetian merchant visited the court of Kublai Khan?

Marco Polo

What military advantage did the Mongols have during their conquests?

Expertise in horseback archery and effective use of composite bows

Which Mongol leader attempted the unsuccessful invasions of Japan?

Kublai Khan

Who was the founder of the Mongol Empire?

Genghis Khan

Which continent did the Mongol Empire span across?

Asia

What strategies did the Mongols use to conquer new territories?

Swift cavalry attacks and psychological warfare

What was the capital city of the Mongol Empire?

Karakorum

Which European ruler was defeated by the Mongols in the Battle of Legnica?

Henry II the Pious

What is the legacy of the Mongol Empire?

Expansion of trade and cultural exchange, establishment of the Pax Mongolica

Which dynasty emerged after the fall of the Mongol Empire in China?

The Ming Dynasty

Who succeeded Genghis Khan as the leader of the Mongol Empire?

Ogedei Khan

Which major historical figure was a descendant of Genghis Khan?

Tamerlane (Timur)

What impact did the Mongol Empire have on global communication and trade?

Facilitated the exchange of goods, ideas, and technologies along the Silk Road

What role did the Mongols play in the spread of the bubonic plague (Black Death)?

The Mongols inadvertently facilitated the spread of the plague through their conquests and trade routes.

How did the Mongol Empire impact the development of Russia?

The Mongols ruled over Russia for several centuries, influencing its political and social structures.

What was the significance of the Mongol invasions in the Middle East?

The Mongols toppled the Abbasid Caliphate and established their own Ilkhanate in the region.

Which famous Venetian merchant visited the court of Kublai Khan?

Marco Polo

What military advantage did the Mongols have during their conquests?

Expertise in horseback archery and effective use of composite bows

Which Mongol leader attempted the unsuccessful invasions of Japan?

Kublai Khan

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