Temujin fought to unify all Mongol clans. He was able to defeat all of his enemies one by one.
He accepts the name Genghis Khan. Which means universal leader
After conquering the Jin empire he turns his attention to Islamic country. Angered by murder of Mongol traders
The Mongols captured city after city. They killed many people who lived in these cities
He died of illness, not of violence. His successors continued to expand his country.
Divide into 4 khanates. This was made by a descendant of Genghis Khan, Great Khan
Polo travels by caravan to Asia. He traveled with his father and uncle.
Great Khan sends fleets to Japan in attempt to capture it. They were turned back by the Japanese.
His empire began to fade once he died. Family members fought for power
The kingdom was ruled by the Nanda family. When there was an unpopular leader Chandragupta overthrew him and claimed the thrown.
The Mauryan Empire has now stretched over 2,000 miles. They politically united India for the first time.
Chandragupta's son assumed the thrown. He ruled for for 32 years.
Asoka becomes king of the Mauryan Empire. Continued to expand the empire.
Asoka's army failed to hold the empire together and he died. After he died there was a struggle to find the next ruler.
Wave after wave of attackers came. They were the Greeks, the Persians, and people from Central Asia
Chandra Gupta took the title "great king of kings". His empire included Magadha and the area north of it.
Samudra Hupta becomes king. He expanded the empire for 40 years.
Chandra Gupta becomes king. He strengthened his empire by diplomatic negotiation.
His rule comes to an end.
The empire finally comes to an end. They are overrun by Hunas or other Central Asian civilizations
Timur the lame destroyed dehli. The city was completely destroyed according to a witness
An 11 year old boy named Babur inherited a kingdom. It was in the present day area of Uzbekistan and Tajikistan
Babur lead 12,000 troops to victory. They were posed against an army of 100,000.
Akbar ruled from 1556-1605. He ruled India with wisdom and tolerance.
He dies at the age of 39 while giving birth. The Taj Mahal was built inn memory of her
He become ill and his four sons scramble for the thrown. His third son won.
He rules from 1658-1707. He expanded the Mughal holdings as ruler.
This was written by Giovanni Boccacio. This was made up of realistic, off color stories
This time is the rule of Medici. This family ruled in Florence, Italy.
Leonardo da Vinci lived from 1452 to 1519. His life and notebooks were mysterious
In 1453 the Turks conquer conquered Constanople. Everyone fled from Rome.
Donatello created the statue of David in this time. David is a young boy who became a king.
Lorenzo is the grandson of the Medici. He was known as Lorenzo the magnificent
Like Leonardo Michelangelo was a Renaissance man. He excelled as a painter, sculptor, architect, and poet.
Rules for the perfect human behavior. Written by Niccolo Machiavelli
A book called The Courtier was written. It was written by Baldassare Castiglione