Steppe: flat, dry grassland
Terror: violent acts that are meant to cause fear in people.
Unify: to bring together as one.
Regime: rulers during a given period of time.
The Mongols invaded other areas after conquering China. Despite a fleet of warships built by the Koreans, the planned Mongol invasion of Japan ended in a fail.
One of the most famous European travelers to reach China was Marco Polo.
The Mongol empire stretched from China to Eastern Europe.
Kublai was fascinated by Marco Polo's stories about his journeys.
In 1258, the Mongols captured the Muslim city of Baghdad.
In 1260, the grandson of Genghis Khan, Kublai, became the new Mogol ruler.