The ballad of the Mongols

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The ballad of the Mongols

  1. 1. The Ballad Of The Mongols By: Jonathan MolaiFor:APWH-Robin Tingley
  2. 2. Verse 1Born in Asia’s barren steppes,Temujin, the young chieftain,United the Mongol tribes,And took the name Genghis Khan
  3. 3. ChorusGenghis Khan was the greatLeader of the Mongol peopleWith an amazing cavalry and iron discipline,They conquered all who gave them trouble.
  4. 4. ChorusThey were expert archersWith arrows that surely killedThey captured their captives but did not tortureThe Mongols were extremely skilled
  5. 5. Verse 2Genghis established such an ordinance,That replaced traditionIt enforced loyalty and sub ordinanceAnd promised religious freedom.
  6. 6. ChorusGenghis Khan was the greatLeader of the Mongol peopleWith an amazing cavalry and Iron discipline,They conquered all who gave them trouble.
  7. 7. ChorusThey were expert archersWith arrows that surely killedThey captured their captives but did not tortureThe Mongols were extremely skilled
  8. 8. Verse 3Abolishing all inherited titles,Every man was forced to fight forTheir position and privilegesThrough leadership and valor in skirmishes.
  9. 9. ChorusGenghis Khan was the greatLeader of the Mongol peopleWith an amazing cavalry and Iron discipline,They conquered all who gave them trouble.
  10. 10. ChorusThey were expert archersWith arrows that surely killedThey captured their captives but did not tortureThe Mongols were extremely skilled
  11. 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. 12. ChorusGenghis Khan was the greatLeader of the Mongol peopleWith an amazing cavalry and Iron discipline,They conquered all who gave them trouble.
  13. 13. ChorusThey were expert archersWith arrows that surely killedThey captured their captives but did not tortureThe Mongols were extremely skilled
  14. 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. 15. ChorusGenghis Khan was the greatLeader of the Mongol peopleWith an amazing cavalry and Iron discipline,They conquered all who gave them trouble.
  16. 16. ChorusThey were expert archersWith arrows that surely killedThey captured their captives but did not tortureThe Mongols were extremely skilled
  17. 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. 18. ChorusGenghis Khan was the greatLeader of the Mongol peopleWith an amazing cavalry and Iron discipline,They conquered all who gave them trouble.
  19. 19. ChorusThey were expert archersWith arrows that surely killedThey captured their captives but did not tortureThe Mongols were extremely skilled
  20. 20. Verse 7Europe was feudalist and disorganizedSo the Mongols succeededA Russian army tried to stop them,And was completely decimated.
  21. 21. ChorusGenghis Khan was the greatLeader of the Mongol peopleWith an amazing cavalry and Iron discipline,They conquered all who gave them trouble.
  22. 22. ChorusThey were expert archersWith arrows that surely killedThey captured their captives but did not tortureThe Mongols were extremely skilled
  23. 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. 24. ChorusGenghis Khan was the greatLeader of the Mongol peopleWith an amazing cavalry and Iron discipline,They conquered all who gave them trouble.
  25. 25. ChorusThey were expert archersWith arrows that surely killedThey captured their captives but did not tortureThe Mongols were extremely skilled
  26. 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. 27. ChorusGenghis Khan was the greatLeader of the Mongol peopleWith an amazing cavalry and Iron discipline,They conquered all who gave them trouble.
  28. 28. ChorusThey were expert archersWith arrows that surely killedThey captured their captives but did not tortureThe Mongols were extremely skilled
  29. 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. 30. ChorusGenghis Khan was the greatLeader of the Mongol peopleWith an amazing cavalry and Iron discipline,They conquered all who gave them trouble.
  31. 31. ChorusThey were expert archersWith arrows that surely killedThey captured their captives but did not tortureThe Mongols were extremely skilled

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