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Mild weather may have propelled Genghis Khan's rise › News in Science (ABC Science)

Mild weather may have propelled Genghis Khan's rise › News in Science (ABC Science) | History | Scoop.it
A pleasantly warm and wet spell in central Mongolia eight centuries ago may have propelled the rise of Genghis Khan, suggests a new study.
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1. To what extent can it be argued that the evidence in the study is reliable?


2. If the weather had been more extreme, would that have meant that the Mongolian Empire wouldn't have expanded so far?

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The French Revolution [Documentary] [History Channel]

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This documentary, with reenactments, illustrations, accounts from journals and commentary from historians, is an entertaining overview of the French Revolution.

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