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The ballad of the mongol conquest
The ballad of the mongol conquest
The ballad of the mongol conquest
The ballad of the mongol conquest
The ballad of the mongol conquest
The ballad of the mongol conquest
The ballad of the mongol conquest
The ballad of the mongol conquest
The ballad of the mongol conquest
The ballad of the mongol conquest
The ballad of the mongol conquest
The ballad of the mongol conquest
The ballad of the mongol conquest
The ballad of the mongol conquest
The ballad of the mongol conquest
The ballad of the mongol conquest
The ballad of the mongol conquest
The ballad of the mongol conquest
The ballad of the mongol conquest
The ballad of the mongol conquest
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  • 1. BY: Morgan Weeks and Ridge Scruggs(Both participated in writing lyrics and researching.)
  • 2. Conquering lands both far and wideThe Mongols were a force to divideThey split the lands they conquered in twoSpreading fear and sadness so blue
  • 3. The invasion of Russia in 1236Led to destruction for Russians to fixBatu the Mongol led the forces so boldKilling people, leaving them cold
  • 4. Mongol horses charging throughArrows flying straight at youTheir zooming arrows block the sunAnd in the end their battle is won
  • 5. Russian princes fled in fearMany peasants shed some tearsSeeking protection the peasants ranTo become serfs and work the land
  • 6. The effects of the Mongols were not all badIn fact, in Moscow people were gladThe city benefited from increased tradeAnd with Mongols present there were no raids
  • 7. In 1328, Moscow’s status changedBecoming a tribute collector for the Khan so estrangedThe princes pocketed some of this cashFilling their coffers with gold in a flash
  • 8. Mongol horses charging throughArrows flying straight at youTheir zooming arrows block the sunAnd in the end their battle is won
  • 9. Soon Mongol power declinedAnd the Russians became inclinedTo overthrow the Mongol forcesMaking them flee in fear on their horses
  • 10. The Mongols invasion left some effectsMany the Russians didn’t rejectA change in military structure appearedAlong with it new military tactics were reared.
  • 11. Another conquest in China was madeSiege to many cities were laid1235 to 1279, the Mongols invadedAnd many towns were vastly raided
  • 12. The Great Kubilai Khan, a truly fierce manWho was immensely protective of his clanThe Mongols considered superior to ChineseTheir livelihood was no longer a breeze
  • 13. Mongol horses charging throughArrows flying straight at youTheir zooming arrows block the sunAnd in the end their battle is won
  • 14. The Great Kahn then changed the nameOf his regime know with fameThe Yuan regime it came to be knownKubilai Khan proclaimed rule of the Chinese throne
  • 15. A Mongol supremacist Khan came to beSegregating his people from the ChineseForbidden from learning Mongol scriptThe Chinese scholars were looked over and skipped
  • 16. Khans fascination with Chinese civilizationLed him to incorporate parts of their nationChinese rituals and music became a partOf the Great Khans court which gave diffusion a start
  • 17. Mongol horses charging throughArrows flying straight at youTheir zooming arrows block the sunAnd in the end their battle is won
  • 18. Chabi would forever changeThe Mongol and Chinese culture exchangeShe convinced to Khan to make amendsTo make the feud between them end.
  • 19. Kubilai respected all religionsForever wanting peace among his dominionsWelcoming Muslims and Buddhists to his palaceHe greeted them with curiosity instead of malice
  • 20. Mongol horses charging throughArrows flying straight at youTheir zooming arrows block the sunAnd in the end their battle is won
  • 21. Under his rule there remained some troubleAs the scholar-gentry sought to reduce them to rubbleBarbarians they called the Mongol hordeThey wished the Great Khan was no longer lord
  • 22. The Chinese dream finally came trueWhen Yuan dynasty began to fall throughA weakening of government policy and structureLed to the Khans ending with a giant rupture
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