Nomadic herders. Basic unit = tribe. Kin-related clans, male dominance, women had influence within the family. Withdrew from Western Europe because of Golden Horde succession issues. Isolated Russia from the Renaissance.
Grandson of Chinggis Khan. Founded the Yuan dynasty in China.
Division After Chinggis Khan's Death
Ogedei = Grand Khan. Hulegu = Ilkhan Khanate. Batu = Golden Horde of Russia