Mongol Influence on China

Mongol Influence on China

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  • Conquering China
  • First stop, China!!
  • Results of Conquering China
  • I'm a northerner
  • I'm a southerner
  • Mongol's Goals for Conquering China
  • The Mongol's first goal was to conquer China. It took 70 years to do so (1209 to 1279). They took down northern China rather violently, but southern China was more peaceful.
  • Accommodations They Used
  • I'm taking some of your stuff and there's nothing you can do about it
  • The main result of this was the unification of a previously divided China. The Mongols earned legitimacy and believed they had obtained the Mandate of Heaven.
  • 100 Years Later
  • Now leaving China
  • Their main goal was to withdrawal wealth from China. In order to do this, they had to accommodate some of the Chinese lifestyle.
  • Factors That Caused the Decline
  • They used Chinese administrative practices, taxation systems, and postal systems. They even took a Chinese title, the Yuan, and transferred the capital from Karakorum, Mongolia, to Beijing, China.
  • Okay whatever you say, Great Temujin.
  • Mongol rule in China started to decline in the mid 1300s. In 1368, all Mongols were forced out of China and they returned home to the steppe.
  • Some factors that caused the decline of the Mongol's power included division among the Mongols, inflation, an increase in peasant rebellions, and cases of the black plague.
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