Monster Essays - Genghis Khan & The Mongol Empire
Genghis Khan & The Mongol Empire
By Brent Monroe Pergram
The Mongol Empire extended ultimately from Korea in Asia to the borders of Hungary in Europe, and within its vast area of military conquest was the whole of China under a brief period of Mongol domination known as the Yuan Dynasty.
But to grasp the significance of the extraordinary growth of this nomadic people, it is necessary to look at Genghis Khan (1167-1227), whose genius for leadership and power united the independent tribes under one leader, making the Mongol Empire possible.(Morton,p.115)
Genghis Khan was born under the name Temuchin, mean....