In 2003, DNA testings discovered that 8% of the men living in the region of the Mongol Empire holds Y-chromosomes similar to Ghenghis Khan. That means it's 16 million of descendants of today. Even his grandson and son had a huge number of sons: over 20!

Genghis Khan Mongol: – August born Temujin, was the founder and Great Khan (emperor) of the Mongol Empire, which became the largest contiguous empire in history after his demise.

The Mongols were nomadic herders of goat and sheep.

Posts about Mongol camels on Susan Fox

The black plague was mainly spread through trade especially across the sea because the plague was carried in rats and other vermin. This trade would probably not have existed had it not been for the mongols and their iron clad trade routes. When the siege of Kaffa happened due to some moronic Italians the Mongols got the plague and threw their plagued corpses into the city. Somehow the plague-bearing rats got into the city and the infection just spread from there to Europe.

The Black Death spread to the Mongols by means of trade. Also, when the Mongol army sieged Kaffa, the plague spread to them. Scientists argue now that the plague couldn’t have infected Mongols from the dead bodies; they think that it came through rats.

Asian shipping continued in Chinese and Japanese coastal waters, Muslim traders predominated along the East African littoral, and the Turks were active in the Eastern Mediterranean.

The Mongols connected empires from east to west by secure trade routes

Carrie, Mary, and Laura Ingalls. I loved the "Little house on the prairie" books.

1881 Laura Ingalls had her portrait taken with sisters Carrie and Mary -- just before Mary went away to the School for the Blind. It was the first photograph they sat for. Ma and Pa saw it as a treasure and a remembrance, the three girls together.

World War II poster promoting home gardens so that food can be sent to refugees freed from Axis regions. 1944.

Victory Begins at Home - World War II Posters

1944 - World War II poster promoting Victory Gardens (home gardens) so food could be sent to refugees freed from Axis regions.

Mongol Empire to 1280

Mongol Empire to 1280 - Website about Genghis Khan and the Great Mongol Empire.

Einer meiner Helden:"Oskar Schindler" er rettete min. 1100 Juden während des holocaust das Leben!!!!

Oskar Schindler - saved the lives of over 1000 Jews during the wrath of the nazis regime. I had the honor of visiting his factory during a visit to Poland. He had his faults, but he was an amazing light in a very dark place.