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Chapter 17

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The Ilkhanate in Persia began a rapid decline in the 1290s
after the government issued paper money
At Manzikert in 1071 the Saljuq Turks won an important victory over the
Byzantines
The Chaghatai khans ruled
central Asia
The late fourteenth century Turkish ruler who weakened the Golden Horde, sacked Delhi, and launched campaigns in southwest Asia and Anatolia was
Tamerlane
Chinggis Khan sent troops into Persia in 1219
in revenge for the Khwarazm shah murdering his envoys
The environment of central Asia
does not receive enough rain to support large-scale agriculture
In 1206 the Mongols gave the title Chinggis Khan or "universal ruler" to
Temujin
Chinggis Khan
did not establish a centralized government in the lands he conquered
Turkish military might was based on
their cavalry forces
In an effort to strengthen the Mongol fighting forces Chinggis Khan
formed new military units with no tribal affiliations
During the period of Mongol domination
long-distance trade became much less risky
Karakorum was
the central Asian capital of the Mongols
In regards to military and imperial pursuits, Khubilai Khan
had little success when he tried to conquer Vietnam, Cambodia, Burma and Japan
In regards to class structure the nomadic societies normally produced
a fluid breakdown into nobles and commoners
Khubilai Khan's religious policy featured
an attempt to incorporate the traditional Mongol shamanistic beliefs into China
The invasions of the nomadic Turkish and Mongol tribes between the eleventh and fifteenth centuries
facilitated greater cross-cultural communication and integration
Devastation wrought by the bubonic plague played a key role in the fourteenth century collapse of the
Ilkhanate
The Mongols brought about greater integration among Eurasian peoples by all of the following means EXCEPT
a common state religion
The largest empire of all time was created by
Mongols
Mahmud of Ghazni's incursion into India in the eleventh century was inspired by
his own missionary zeal to spread the Islamic faith
The Delhi sultans
claimed authority over all of northern India
In 1279 Khubilai Khan proclaimed the
Yuan dynasty
Russia was dominated from the thirteenth through fifteenth centuries by the
Golden Horde
In 1295 the Ilkhan Ghazan converted to _______, which became the favored religion in Persia.
Islam
The earliest religion of the Turkish peoples was
shamanistic
The Mongol naval campaign against Japan in 1281
was aided by a favorable wind that the Chinese came to call kamikaze
In the tenth century the Turks living near the Abbasid empire began to convert to
Nestorian Christianity
During their time as rulers of China, Mongols
made tremendous use of native Chinese administrators
Yurts were
tents used by the nomadic Turks
All of the following acted as limitations on the development of central Asian societies with the EXCEPTION of
the nomadic lifestyle of the population