Temujin was a clan leader. He fought his way to power over fellow leaders.
Temujin accepts the name of Genghis Khan. Genghis Khan means universal ruler of the Mongol clans.
Genghis lead lots of invasions. A significant one was when he conquered the Jin empire, before he turned his attention towards the Middle East.
By this time, the Mongols old had conquered Central Asia.
Genghis Khan dies in 1227. He died of illness.
In 1260, Mongolia splits into four regions. These regions are called khanates.
Kublai Khan sends out huge fleets to Japan to attempt invasion. It was unsuccessful.
Kublai Khan sends out another huge fleet to invade Japan, but a wind pushed them away from the shore and into rocks.
Kublai Khan dies in 1294. After this, the Yuan dynasty begins to fade, resulting and rebellions in the overthrow of the dynasty.
Chandragupta gathers an army. He overthrows the unpopular Nandra king.
Mauryan Empire had stretched 2,000 miles. North India was politically united for the first time evar.
Chandragupta's son rules for 32 years. He would soon be passed by Chandragupta's grandson.
Asoka takes the throne. He wages a bloody war with a neighboring state.
Asoka dies. Asoka was the former ruler of India.
Invasions start in 185 by Greeks and Persians. Last about 500 years.
Chandra Gupta is married. He then accepts the title of "King of Kings".
Chandra Gupta has a son, Samudra. He becomes king.
Chandra Gupta II becomes king. He rules for 40 years.
The Maruyan Empire ends. At the wake, Richie provides a deep, inspirational slides how showing it's best and worst of times.
Delhi was invaded and destroyed. Delhi was rebuilt.
Babur inherits a kingdom. It was a tiny kingdom that was taken I by elders.
Leads 12,000 troops against 100,000 troops and wins. Regarded as a great general.
Akbar is a tolerant ruler. Rules wisely.
Shah Jahan's wife dies. He builds the Taj Mahal in her honor.
Sons fight for throne. Aurangzeb wins by killing brothers and imprisoning father.
Aurangzeb rules and wages war. Great famine happens and the empire declines.
Cosimo de Medici is the wealthiest European. He wins control of Florence.
Leonardo da Vinci is alive. He is a sculptor and inventor.
Turks conquer Constantinople in 1453.
Donatello's statue is made. It is of David.
Lorenzo de Medici comes to power. Called Lorenzo the Magnificent.
Michelangelo was a Renaissance man. He was like Leonardo.
The Courtier shows how to become a renaissance man. Book is made in 1528.