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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. For how long, after Genghis Khan's death, did his empire continue to grow?
2. How did Temujin trick the Naiman to believe he had more troops than "stars in the sky?"
3. As a compromise, who was named successor to Genghis Khan?
4. What is a deel?
5. In capturing a new city, such as those in the Khwarizm empire, whom of the following did Genghis Khan execute?
Short Essay Questions
1. How did the governor of Khwarizm receive Genghis Khan's caravan? How did the sultan of Khwarizm respond?
2. What was the result of Temujin's raid with Ong Khan against the Tartars?
3. How did Jack Weatherford begin his research?
4. What did Jamuka offer Temujin in death?
5. What was the Baljuna Covenant?
6. What are the Five Snouts?
7. What happened in the winter of 1226 - 1227 when Genghis Khan stopped on his way across the Gobi to hunt wild horses?
8. What happened as soon as the Mongols withdrew from the newly conquered Jurched territory?
9. How did Ong Khan respond to Temujin's first khuriltai?
10. Differentiate between Genghis Khan's white banner and black banner. What did each represent, and what happened to each?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What effects did the Mongol empire have on Europe? What did the Mongol empire provide to Europe that nobody had done before? What resulted in Europe because of the Mongol presence? What impressions of the Mongol empire can be seen in Europe today?
Essay Topic 2
What was happening in the Mongol Empire just before Genghis Khan died? How did Genghis Khan die? How did Genghis Khan try to handle his succession? What actually happened after Genghis Khan passed?
Essay Topic 3
What was the nation-state that Genghis Khan created? What was the "Great Law?" What made up the "Great Law?" How did Genghis Khan organize his societies? What important social, cultural, and economic advances did Genghis Khan make in his empire?
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