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The rise of Genghis Khan & Mongols can be attributed...

To the long term trends and pressures of Central Asia

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if attacked by mongols, what would be the best course of action?

Surrender

2

what caused the great pandemic? (bubonic plague, etc)

Peace and trade

3

why did a diplomatic correspondence occur between pope nicholas IV & the Il Khan court?

pope Nicholas IV hoped to enlist the Ilk-Khans in driving the Golden Horde from the Caucasus

4

To enhance their ability to control Russia, the Mongols

Granted privileges to the Orthodox Church

5

Frederick III conspired with the Mamluks to give the illusion of having captured Jerusalem bc

he was threatened with excommunication by the pope unless he helped in the campaigns to capture religious sites in palestine and syria

6

The mongol armies in western eurasia were made up mostly of

An international force

7

what did confucian adviser talk to ogodei out of doing?

turning the rich agricultural land of northern china into pasture land

8

according to mongol law, the status of people within their realms was based on

where they or their ancestors were born

9

the mongolian-influenced chinese vernacular language is often called

Mandarin

10

what statement best characterizes the mongol attitude toward farmers?

they tried to protect farmers eventually, but it was too late

11

the ming empire addressed the problem of hostile western mongol control of the overland trade routes by

sending zheng he to establish connections by sea

12

though the ming dynasty is not known for its technological advancement, they did excel in

porcelain production

13

koreans gained the secret formula for gunpowder by

Subterfuge

14

what saved the japanese from certain defeat by the mongols

the wind