The Mongol leader controlled its people and defeated rivals.
Temujin accepted the title Genghis Khan of the Mongol clan
Temujin accepted the title Genghis Khan, or "Universal Ruler" of the Mongol clan.
Temujin invaded the Northern Jin Empire
Genghis Khan defeated the Northern Jin Empire. His first goal wasChina after invading. His attention turned to the Islamic region West of Mongolia
Central Asia was under Mongol control
The Mongols destroyed on city after another - Utar, Samarkand, Bukhara, and slaughtered many inhabitants. Mongols controlled Central Asia
Genghis Khan died
he died not from violence, but illness. his successor continued to expand the empire in about 50 years. Mongols conquered territory, China to Poland.
divided empire into four regions
they were divided into four regions or khanates. they were Khanate of the Great Khan(Mongolia and China), Khanate of the Chagatia(Central Asia), the llkhanate(Persia), and the Khanate of the Golden Horde(Russia).
Marco Polo visited China
he traveled on the Silk Road on a caravan with his dad and grandpa .
great Khan sent huge fleets against Japan
the Mongols forced Koreans to build, sail, provide provisions for the boat, a costly task that almost ruined Korea.
Kublai Khan died
after his death the Yuan Dynasty began to fade. Also, family members continually argued who will rule.
Timur the Lame destroyed Delhi
the city was so completely devastated
A 11 year old named Babur inherited a kingdom
it's in the area that is now Uzbekistan andTajikistan
Babur brilliant general
He led 12,000 troops to victory against an army of 100,000 commanded by a a sultan of Delhi
Babur's grandson was ruler
1556 - 1600
he lived up to his name, ruling with wisdom and tolerance
Mumtaz Mahal died at age 39
this happened while giving birth to her 14th child, to enshrine his wife's memory
jhan became ill
during the time, his
Four sons scrambled for the throne
Aurangzeb was ruler
1658 - 1707
While ruling he expanded Mughal holdings to their greatest size.