Genghis wanted to unify the Mongol Clans under his rule. He succeeded and created one of the biggest empires ever.
Genghis Khan defeats his rivals and unites the Mongol empire.
He is crowned Great Khan or ruler of all Mongols
Mongols invade China during Jin Dynasty. They begin to chip through from the North
By 1225, All of Central Asia is under Mongol control. This includes China and small parts of The middle east
Khan dies from Illness. Empire is split
Genghis Khan's grandson assumes power. Empire enters golden age
Marco Polo arrives from Venice. Serves in government for 17 years
Kublia Khan invades Japan for a second time. Failed due to a massive typhoon
A golden age in he Khan empire ends. Rebellions break out.
Kills Nanda king and unites India. Centered on Ganges river
North India is united. Empire stretches for 2000 miles
Father of Asoka assumes throne. Rules for 32 years
Wages war across empire. Loses a number of civilians and soldiers.
Promoted religious toleration and attempted to make peace with neighboring countries
Massive influx of population floods N India. They are fleeing political instability.
Begins Gupta empire. Claims land for India
Loves arts. Expanded empire through 40 years of conquest
Begins golden age. Defeated Shakas
Golden age is extinguished. Advanced arts
Invaders threaten India. Break up into kingdoms
Timur destroys Delhi, the capital of India. "Not a bird could move"
Babur takes the small kingdom in Tajikistan. Elders dethrone him
Wins against Sultan of Delhi. Defeats Rajput army
ruled and caused a golden age. Brings liberal policies to India
Mumtaz Mahal dies during the birth of her 14th child. The Taj Mahal is built in her honor.
4 sons feud over the throne of India. Aurangzeb gains upper-hand.
Spends many resources on war and oppression. Empire falls.
He ruled Florence. Dictated for 30 years
Painter, engineer, sculptor. The ideal renaissance man
Ottoman Empire begins. Roman Empire is completely wiped
Kept an "elected" government. Known as Lorenzo the Magnificent
A book written to teach to become a real "man". The renaissance man