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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. The Ming briefly moved the capital city of China to what place?
2. How did Ogodei combat the bulkiness of bullion and coinage?
3. What year did Ogodei die?
4. What happened if a Mongol, under Khubilai, declared bankruptcy more than two times?
5. What year was Ogodei installed?
Short Essay Questions
1. What was superior about the Chinese paper over the parchment made by Europeans?
2. What a blitzkrieg?
3. What effect did the Mongols have on the literary arts in China?
4. Why and how did the Mongols promote education in China?
5. How did the Soviets adapt Genghis Khan's battle tactics in World War II?
6. Who was Nicolaus of Cusa?
7. What was special about the mare's milk for Khubilai and his court?
8. What happened on February 14, 1349?
9. Why did the clerics suppose the Mongols were going to ride on Cologne? What happened in 1164 that made them think that way?
10. Why did the Mongols face from 1250 - 1270?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Who was Khubilai Khan? What did he contribute to the making of history? What did he do for the Mongol empire that Genghis Khan did not, or could not? What important advances were made during his reign as Khan?
Essay Topic 2
Describe some of the Mongolian battle tactics used in their campaigns and raids. Be sure do distinguish who was fighting, who was leading, and where the forces were engaged in battle. To what end were these battle tactics successful? To what end were they unsuccessful? How did Genghis Khan and subsequently other members of the family learn these battle tactics. Who, if any, attempted to use Mongolian tactics later in history? What were their successes and failures?
Essay Topic 3
How did the Mongol empire effect agriculture in their world? Do those advances or changes have any lasting effect in the modern world? What did the Mongols do to agriculture to change it? What other benefits resulted from those changes? What agriculturally-related laws and rules did the Mongols contribute?
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