Mongol clan leader named Temujin sought to unify the Mongols under his leadership.
Temujin accepted the name "Genghis Khan" which means universal ruler of the Mongol clans.
Genghis invaded the northern Jin Empire
Central Asia was under Mongol control.
Genghis Khan died in 1227—not from violence, but from illness
The Mongols decide their empire should be divided into 4 parts
He traveled by caravan on the Silk Roads with his father and uncle, arriving at Kublai Khan’s court
Kublai khan tried extended his rule
Kublai Khan died in 1294. After his death, the Yuan Dynasty began to fade