Ap World History Ch 20

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Chapter 20 Study Guide
The Muslim Empires

The following terms, people, and events are important to your understanding of the chapter. Take notes over the concepts listed below answering the following questions for each concept: Who? (when needed) Where?, What?, Why?, How?, and historical significance. Definitions are not sufficient. Definitions alone will earn a daily grade no higher than 50%.

OttomansMehmed IIJanissaries
VizierSafavid DynastySail al-Din (Saladin)
Red HeadsIsma’ilChaldiran
Shah Abbas the Greatimamsmullahs
IsfahanNadir Khan AfsharMughal Dynasty
BaburHumayanAkbar
Din-i-IlahiTaj MahalNur Jahan
AurangzebJahangirShah Jahan

Further notes need to be taken on the Following AP World History Themes and Skills

Theme 1: Interaction between humans and the environment: (Population patterns and impacts of disease, Migrations, Patterns of settlement, Technology)

Theme 2: Development and interactions of cultures: (Religions, Belief systems, philosophies, ideologies, Science and technology, Arts and architecture)

Theme 3: State building, expansion and conflict: (Political structures and forms of governance, Empires, National and nationalism, Revolts and revolutions, Regional, trans-regional, and global structures and organizations)

Theme 4: Creation, expansion and interaction of economic systems: (Agricultural and pastoral production, Trade and commerce, Labor systems, Industrialization, Capitalism and socialism)

Theme 5: Development and transformation of social structures: (Gender roles and relations, Family and kinship, Racial and ethnic constructions, Social and economic classes)

Key Questions: Answer the following questions with your best AP effort.

1. What were the similarities and differences of the three Muslim Empires (Ottomans, Safavids, and Mughals)?

2. What were the causes of the Ottoman decline in the 17th Century?

3. What weaknesses were...
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