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History vocab 3

Mughals descendents of Mongols and Turks
Akbar the Great He was the grandson of Babur who founded the Mughal dynasty. On the eve of his death in 1605, the Mughal empire spanned almost 1 million square kilometers.
Shah Jahan He was the ruler of the Mughal Empire in the Indian subcontinent from 1628 until 1658. He was the fifth Mughal ruler after Babur, Humayun, Akbar, and Jahangir. While young, he was a favourite of Akbar.
Taj Mahal is considered the finest example of Mughal architecture, a style that combines elements from Persian, Ottoman, Indian, and Islamic architectural styles.
Hinduism Hindu beliefs vary widely, with concepts of God and/or gods ranging from Panentheism, pantheism, monotheism, polytheism, and atheism with Vishnu and Shiva being the most popular deities.
monsoon a seasonal prevailing wind that lasts for several months
Jizya a per capita tax levied on a section of an Islamic state's non-Muslim citizens, who meet certain criteria
Aurangzeb the 6th Mughal Emperor whose reign lasted from 1658 until his death in 1707. Aurangzeb's reign as the Mughal monarch was marked by years of wars of expansion and a series of rebellions by his non-Muslim subjects.
Todar Mal He rose to become the Finance Minister in Akbar's Darbar. Todar Mal overhauled the revenue system of Akbar's Mughal empire.
Rajput a highly dominant and renowned royal warrior caste of Indian Subcontinent
matchlock rifles The Janissary corps of the Ottoman army were using matchlock muskets as early as the 1440s.
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