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The Mongol Empire
Summarizing As you read this section, use the questions to help you summarize
information about Mongol rule in China.
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Who?
Who was Kublai Khan?
Who was Marco Polo
When?
When did the Mongols gain
control of all of China?
When did Kublai Khan rule?
Where?
Where did Kublai Khan build
palaces?
Where did Kublai Khan move
the capital of his empire?
How?
How did the Mongol rulers
treat their Chinese subjects?
How did Kublai Khan expand
foreign trade?
Why?
Why did the Mongols give
most high government posts
to foreigners?
Why were the Mongols
unable to conquer Japan?
Why is the Yuan Dynasty
important in Chinese history?
What?
What brought about the fall
of the Yuan Dynasty?
Grandson of Genghis Khan, known as the Great Khan and a great leader
Venetian trader, worked for the Mongols for 17 years
1279
1260 - 1294
Shangdu or modern – day Beijing
From Mongolia to China
Kept Mongol identity, but tolerated the Chinese
Made caravan routes across Asia safe,
They believe that foreigners were more trustworthy since they had no
local loyalties
Storms destroyed two invading fleets
It united China, expanded foreign contacts and mad few changes to
Chinese culture and system of government
Civil discontent because of famine, floods and disease, economic
problems and official corruption