Rise of Mail
Sundjata Keita. 1240. Conquer Timbuktu
Center of Islamic Learning
Abbasid conquered in 1258 by mongols
1206 - Temunjin (Mongol Leader)
Elected by his tribe to be Genghis Khan
Leads a campaign that eventually conquers most of Asia, BIGGEST EMPIRE EVER.
Unify Mongolia 1210 AD
Sweep Across Asia.
Conquer Russia 1220 - 1240
Conquer persia, 1231
Conquer middle east in 1258
Conquer Son China 1279 (Kublai Khan)
Biggest land empire era - only about 100 years
Russia stays under Mongol Rule until 1530.
In Mid-east, mongols convert to islam and assimilate central asia, mongol rule falls apart. 1368 - ming dynasty
overthrows mongols in China
Mongols were Ruthless
Destroy the land they conquer.
Magna Carta (In England 1215)