Flashcards in Chapter Twelve Deck (15):
The rise of Genghis Khan & Mongols can be attributed...
To the long term trends and pressures of Central Asia
if attacked by mongols, what would be the best course of action?
what caused the great pandemic? (bubonic plague, etc)
Peace and trade
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
To enhance their ability to control Russia, the Mongols
Granted privileges to the Orthodox Church
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
The mongol armies in western eurasia were made up mostly of
An international force
what did confucian adviser talk to ogodei out of doing?
turning the rich agricultural land of northern china into pasture land
according to mongol law, the status of people within their realms was based on
where they or their ancestors were born
the mongolian-influenced chinese vernacular language is often called
what statement best characterizes the mongol attitude toward farmers?
they tried to protect farmers eventually, but it was too late
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
though the ming dynasty is not known for its technological advancement, they did excel in
koreans gained the secret formula for gunpowder by