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Wait for It…The Mongols! Crash Course World History #17 (11:31)

Key Ideas

As this video progresses, key ideas will be introduced to invoke discussion.

Key Ideas

Think about the following questions as you watch the video

  1. 01:43 How did Mongol migratory patterns affect their production and distribution?
  2. 02:12 Why, according to John Green were Mongols generally more egalitarian than many other societies?
  3. 04:09 Which policies did Genghis Khan use to unite the Mongol confederation?
  4. 06:49 How did adaptability help the Mongols build their empire? Please give at least two examples.
  5. 07:23 How did the Mongol Empire affect trade and exchange across Eurasia (and even parts of Africa)?
  6. 07:37 What was the Yam System?
  7. 08:05 How did the Mongols recruit people to work for them? What world-historical effect did this have?
  8. 10:05 What did the Mongols have to do with the Black Death?