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The ballad of the Mongols

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  • 1. The Ballad Of The Mongols By: Jonathan MolaiFor:APWH-Robin Tingley
  • 2. Verse 1Born in Asia’s barren steppes,Temujin, the young chieftain,United the Mongol tribes,And took the name Genghis Khan
  • 3. ChorusGenghis Khan was the greatLeader of the Mongol peopleWith an amazing cavalry and iron discipline,They conquered all who gave them trouble.
  • 4. ChorusThey were expert archersWith arrows that surely killedThey captured their captives but did not tortureThe Mongols were extremely skilled
  • 5. Verse 2Genghis established such an ordinance,That replaced traditionIt enforced loyalty and sub ordinanceAnd promised religious freedom.
  • 6. ChorusGenghis Khan was the greatLeader of the Mongol peopleWith an amazing cavalry and Iron discipline,They conquered all who gave them trouble.
  • 7. ChorusThey were expert archersWith arrows that surely killedThey captured their captives but did not tortureThe Mongols were extremely skilled
  • 8. Verse 3Abolishing all inherited titles,Every man was forced to fight forTheir position and privilegesThrough leadership and valor in skirmishes.
  • 9. ChorusGenghis Khan was the greatLeader of the Mongol peopleWith an amazing cavalry and Iron discipline,They conquered all who gave them trouble.
  • 10. ChorusThey were expert archersWith arrows that surely killedThey captured their captives but did not tortureThe Mongols were extremely skilled
  • 11. Verse 4They Looted and pillaged,Their way through the villagesOf countries and states that they invadedThey were definitely a force not to be irritated
  • 12. ChorusGenghis Khan was the greatLeader of the Mongol peopleWith an amazing cavalry and Iron discipline,They conquered all who gave them trouble.
  • 13. ChorusThey were expert archersWith arrows that surely killedThey captured their captives but did not tortureThe Mongols were extremely skilled
  • 14. Verse 5After they conquered the cities,They’d leave their own administrators behind,And would let you live ifYou paid your taxes and were loyal and kind
  • 15. ChorusGenghis Khan was the greatLeader of the Mongol peopleWith an amazing cavalry and Iron discipline,They conquered all who gave them trouble.
  • 16. ChorusThey were expert archersWith arrows that surely killedThey captured their captives but did not tortureThe Mongols were extremely skilled
  • 17. Verse 6After creating a great Asian empire,The Mongols aspiredTo know what lay north, in Europe,So on they went upon horse and stirrup.
  • 18. ChorusGenghis Khan was the greatLeader of the Mongol peopleWith an amazing cavalry and Iron discipline,They conquered all who gave them trouble.
  • 19. ChorusThey were expert archersWith arrows that surely killedThey captured their captives but did not tortureThe Mongols were extremely skilled
  • 20. Verse 7Europe was feudalist and disorganizedSo the Mongols succeededA Russian army tried to stop them,And was completely decimated.
  • 21. ChorusGenghis Khan was the greatLeader of the Mongol peopleWith an amazing cavalry and Iron discipline,They conquered all who gave them trouble.
  • 22. ChorusThey were expert archersWith arrows that surely killedThey captured their captives but did not tortureThe Mongols were extremely skilled
  • 23. Verse 8When Genghis Khan died in 1277The Mongol empire was extensiveThe power then went to his sonsBut Ogodei squandered the empire’s funds
  • 24. ChorusGenghis Khan was the greatLeader of the Mongol peopleWith an amazing cavalry and Iron discipline,They conquered all who gave them trouble.
  • 25. ChorusThey were expert archersWith arrows that surely killedThey captured their captives but did not tortureThe Mongols were extremely skilled
  • 26. Verse 9Reminiscing about the past European victory,Ogodei sent the Mongols once again westInvading and pillaging Poland and HungayBut little did they know that this was their last.
  • 27. ChorusGenghis Khan was the greatLeader of the Mongol peopleWith an amazing cavalry and Iron discipline,They conquered all who gave them trouble.
  • 28. ChorusThey were expert archersWith arrows that surely killedThey captured their captives but did not tortureThe Mongols were extremely skilled
  • 29. Verse 10 European land was poor for grazing and wet weather weakened the bowsThus, the Mongols began withdrawing from Europe and continued for 100yrs more.
  • 30. ChorusGenghis Khan was the greatLeader of the Mongol peopleWith an amazing cavalry and Iron discipline,They conquered all who gave them trouble.
  • 31. ChorusThey were expert archersWith arrows that surely killedThey captured their captives but did not tortureThe Mongols were extremely skilled