I am Kublai Khan, now that I am emperor, I will make the people happy.
China prospered from increase overland trade. They trade goods like silver, spices, carpets, and cotton. They went to places like Japan, Korea, India, and Southeast Asia. they got tea, silk, and porcelain. European and Muslims brought Chinese discoveries like steel, compass, and gunpowder to their homelands.
The Yuan dynasty was founded in 1271 by Kublai Khan when he was declared emperor. Unfortunately, it lasted 100 years and Kublai ruled thirty of those years. Kublai gave the leaders the top jobs and Chinese government jobs. They had their own language, laws, and customs. most mongols were Buddhist but let other religions practice their own religions. Under the Mongol rule, it reached new heights.