In this final Chinese dynasty, men had to wear ponytails. When the Chinese finally defeated the Mongols, what empire was founded?
German Colonial Empire
Mansa Musa, the emperor who founded this empire, is thought by some to have been the richest person in history. Visit this former empire that ruled over West Africa in Timbuktu?
This dynasty built Angkor Wat and covered its temples with Sanskrit to document its politics and religion. What empire ruled Southeast Asia in the past?
Eastern Han Dynasty
Western Han Dynasty
Marco Polo traveled to this kingdom because it was the first to employ paper money as a form of payment. What empire was established by Genghis Khan’s grandson?
Which empire, which means “rightly guided,” started after Muhammad’s passing and ruled over an area of more than three million square miles?
This imperial giant, one of the largest empires in history, is claimed to have been formed by twins who were raised by a she-wolf. What is the Western world’s standard?
“The sun never sets” on this biggest empire in history. What is this East India Trading Company
The inventors of chocolate were a ruthless group who delighted in mass human sacrifice. What dynasty dominated central Mexico?
Which empire’s stone buildings are so tightly interlocked that a credit card would not fit through the gaps?
Kingdom of Aksum
This empire oversaw North Africa for a while and put an end to the Byzantine Empire. You can meet the sultan at the Topkapi Palace.
Golden Horde Khanate
What empire established a number of trade routes, spread its language throughout the globe, overthrew the Inca and Aztec Empires, and ruled the world during the 17th and 18th centuries?
Belgian Colonial Empire
First French Colonial Empire
German Colonial Empire
This empire was destroyed by the Black Death, yet it had once been the biggest continuous empire the world had ever known. This was made possible by military strategies such as mounting dummies on horses to make their army appear more powerful than they actually are.
This empire was brought to its knees by the development of the cannon. What survived the Roman Empire before it was conquered by the Ottomans?
Old Assyrian Empire
Old Hittite Empire
What dynasty’s god was Charlemagne, a member of a Frankish noble family and sometimes referred to as “the lighthouse of Europe”?
Which empire, ruled by Alexander the Great, extended from India to Greece and briefly held the title of the most powerful nation on earth?
What empire, under Nebuchadnezzar’s rule, is claimed to have possessed the legendary Hanging Gardens?
This Babylonian conqueror was the first empire to establish a charter for human rights. Identify the empire that Alexander the Great destroyed.
It is understandable why this was the last absolute monarchy in Europe when the rulers were referred to as “the terrible” and “the great.” Which 200-year-old tsarist empire is that?
Which empire did the Viking ruler Cnut the Great united Denmark, Norway, and England under?
North Sea Empire
Once upon a time, this kingdom controlled half of the “New World.” What European empire had the longest lifespan and was the first to go global?