Video Summaries<br />By: Stephanie Baldwin<br />
Genghis Khan<br /><ul><li>Khan means great leader
Real name was Temujin, born 1162- 1227
He was the son of a tribal warrior, his father died when he was 9.
At age 26 he invaded the largest mongol tribe and was successful.
His wife was captured by a rival village which caused everything.
Mongolia became the most diversed nation in history.
He united all the mongol tribes to create a military.</li></li></ul><li>Genghis Khan<br /><ul><li>Shaman told Khan that th...
He was very interested in other religions.
He had many generals named Mugali. Subutai, Jebe.
His son died during his lifetime , which made Oegedi successor.
Genghis died after his defeat of the Tangut people in 1227.</li></li></ul><li>The Story of God<br /><ul><li>People started...
Evidence of his higher power was found by ancestors in caves.
The caves were believed to be the first churches, where drawings were found such as cave art.
This was a way of communication with the super natural Gods.
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  1. 1. Video Summaries<br />By: Stephanie Baldwin<br />
  2. 2. Genghis Khan<br /><ul><li>Khan means great leader
  3. 3. Real name was Temujin, born 1162- 1227
  4. 4. He was the son of a tribal warrior, his father died when he was 9.
  5. 5. At age 26 he invaded the largest mongol tribe and was successful.
  6. 6. His wife was captured by a rival village which caused everything.
  7. 7. Mongolia became the most diversed nation in history.
  8. 8. He united all the mongol tribes to create a military.</li></li></ul><li>Genghis Khan<br /><ul><li>Shaman told Khan that the heavens granted the whole surface of the earth to him and his sons.
  9. 9. He was very interested in other religions.
  10. 10. He had many generals named Mugali. Subutai, Jebe.
  11. 11. His son died during his lifetime , which made Oegedi successor.
  12. 12. Genghis died after his defeat of the Tangut people in 1227.</li></li></ul><li>The Story of God<br /><ul><li>People started believing in God when they wanted to be connected to a higher power.
  13. 13. Evidence of his higher power was found by ancestors in caves.
  14. 14. The caves were believed to be the first churches, where drawings were found such as cave art.
  15. 15. This was a way of communication with the super natural Gods.
  16. 16. Fields were also believed to be where people would do sacrifices and worshiped.
  17. 17. Farming formed building blocks for organized religions.</li></li></ul><li>The story of God<br /><ul><li>The belief was everything shares a common soul.
  18. 18. “Once life, one Judgment day”
  19. 19. Islam, which is monotheistic, is said to have adapted from Zoroastrianism which had one God before Islam.
  20. 20. People would talk to the Gods about death, food, health, and many other common topics.
  21. 21. The search for God became the process of breaking down the consciousness so they could connect with the super natural.
  22. 22. “The life is preparation for death.”</li></li></ul><li>Conquest: Guns, Germs, Steel<br /><ul><li>7,000 Incas died after 168 Spaniards attacked imperial army in Peru.
  23. 23. The Spaniards conquered the Inca empire.
  24. 24. The new world and old world collided in Nov 1532.
  25. 25. Spaniards were in search for gold.
  26. 26. Francisco Pizarro a retired captain led them.</li></li></ul><li>Conquest: Guns, Germs, Steel<br /><ul><li>The Inca empire was very large in 1530.
  27. 27. It covered over 2,500 miles.
  28. 28. Gare Pizarro conquered the empire in Nov 1532.
  29. 29. Samarians, ( Ancient Persians) over 5,000 years ago created the first writing system.
  30. 30. Symbols, first language and letters came from their cuneiform.
  31. 31. Paper helped the spread of writing.
  32. 32. They were able to record farming transactions.
  33. 33. Geography separates winners from losers.</li></li></ul><li>Cracking the Maya code<br /><ul><li>Maya people were in Central America and in Southern Mexico.
  34. 34. In the 16th century the Spaniards burnt all literature belonging to the Mayans.</li></li></ul><li>Cracking the Maya code<br /><ul><li>Many books, articles, artifacts were destroyed and was said to be deemed as demonic or devil worship.
  35. 35. The culture was destroyed with this.
  36. 36. The Mayans were very sophisticated for the new world.
  37. 37. There were hieroglyphics on walls and Diego Delanda was a friar who wanted to get rid of them because he saw them as tools of the devil.
  38. 38. Mayans were being forced to convert to Catholicism by Diego.
  39. 39. The Mayans were persecuted by Diego for believing in their God.
  40. 40. European script was forced on the Mayans and theirs were destroyed.
  41. 41. Mayans built in 200 a.d., their villages were in the jungle.
  42. 42. Guatemala and Yucatan had Mayans heart.
  43. 43. In the 9th century the Mayan cities were abandoned.
  44. 44. Huge pyramids were held in capitals such as; Copan, Palenque and Tikal.
  45. 45. Some major Mayan discovers where made by Stuart in the Mayan code.
  46. 46. Once the system was discovered it all made sense.</li></li></ul><li>Little Ice Age<br /><ul><li>Between 17th and 20th century The Little Ice Age was known as the cooling period.</li></li></ul><li>The Little Ice Age<br /><ul><li>It began after the 13th century, where ice began moving toward the south from the Northern Atlantic.
  47. 47. Scientists still debate and argue over the start date.
  48. 48. Europe and North America got more intense winters because of the Little Ice Age.
  49. 49. Permanent snow was found on mountains.
  50. 50. It has been over 10,000 years since the last major ice age.
  51. 51. The Baltic sea froze over, during this time which enabled sledge travel from Poland into Sweden.
  52. 52. Poland got hit hard because of Little Ice Age winter.
  53. 53. It killed off livestock, Caused crop damage and cut population in half.</li></li></ul><li>Japan: Memoirs of a secret empire<br /><ul><li>Samurai was were discussed in the first section.
  54. 54. Samurai ad special traditions and politics of war.
  55. 55. They were trained to fight and learn strategies.
  56. 56. 1543 Europeans visited Japan.
  57. 57. Alliances were made and children were taken to form these, but they were treated like guest.</li></li></ul><li>Japan: Memoirs of a secret empire<br /><ul><li>Two powerful samamuris one named Leyasu formed alliances.
  58. 58. Leyasu took control of Japan when Hideoshi died.
  59. 59. He established a dynasty that lasted ages.
  60. 60. In the second half they talked about shoguns.
  61. 61. Leyasu had many challenges to maintain control.
  62. 62. Lemistu was the first shogun with no battle experience.
  63. 63. No war but heavy punishment for people who disobeyed then.
  64. 64. Travel became safer and popular roads were developed.</li></li></ul><li>Catastrophe!<br /><ul><li>A volcano explosion in 535 A.D. called Krakatoa which was located between Sumatra and Java caused a devastating climate catastrophe.</li></li></ul><li>Catastrophe!<br /><ul><li> This caused global chaos.
  65. 65. The volcanic ash and sulfur dioxide went into the atmosphere, causing a twilight clouding the earth.
  66. 66. A 35 mile high tower of magma was created by the explosion.
  67. 67. This explosion was like a nuclear bomb creating a nuclear winter.
  68. 68. Thousand miles away, ash covered trees and streets. It was raining ash.
  69. 69. Scientists took notice to a reduced summer growth in the early 500’s when tree growth was stunted.
  70. 70. Scientist study the tree rings to discover climate changes and possible climate catastrophes.</li>
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