MONGOLS

YUAN DYNASTY (1206-1368)

Yuan Dynasty-

Genghis Khan- founder of the mongol empire

Kublai khan (1260-1294)- Grandson of Chinggis Khan

used civil service system- exam must be passed in order to become a government official

Built new roads and extended the grand canal

Porcelain dishes and calligraphy (used nature in many works of art)

http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/324254/K... (kublai Khan)

http://etcweb.princeton.edu/asianart/timeperiod_ch...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0A9Db1V5tY  first 10 minutes about Kublai khan