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7 Hist Ch 11 BJU WS

TermDefinition
12 age Ismail began to conquer his enemies
13 age Akbar came into power of the Mughal Empire
Abbas Second founder of the Safavid dynasty
Akbar most effective Mughal ruler
Anatolia area where Ottoman Empire emerged from
Babur descendant of Tamerlane and Chinggis Khan; founded the Mughal Empire
British East India Company A joint stock company that controlled most of India during 1800s
Byzantine Empire Mehmet II made it his goal to conquer this empire
Constantinople city captured by the Ottomans
Grand Canal A canal linking northern and southern China and reconstructed by the Ming dynasty.
Istanbul Capital of the Ottoman Empire; renamed this after they conquered the Byzantine Empire and the sack of Constantinople.
Kaolin a type of clay that is a key ingredient of porcelain
landscapes theme of most Ming dynasty paintings
Manchu dynasty the last imperial dynasty of China (from 1644 to 1912). They were tolerant of the Chinese lifestyle.
Mehmet II the Ottoman leader who led the successful capture of the Byzantine city of Constantinople
merchants and artisans Ottoman Empire viewed both of these groups as essential to economic success, and limited taxation on them.
Middle Kingdom what the Chinese called itself; aka Chung Kuo
Ming dynasty that came up with hours long complex plays
Ming dynasty dynasty that repaired the Great Wall, built the Imperial City and restored native Chinese rule
Mongolians The Ming dynasty was founded after this group was forced out
Ottoman Empire empire that controlled land used for trade between the East and the West
porcelain a thin, beautiful pottery invented and perfected in China
Shah Ismail I Founded the Safavid dynasty
six centuries The Ottomans built a strong empire that lasted for ______ _______________.
small cannons and muskets Ottoman Empire was one of the first to use these in battle
Taizu founded the Ming dynasty
tolerant attitude the Ottomans had toward the Jews and Christians
vases, tiles, false teeth, plates, bowls, dolls Name one product made from porcelain.
weak leadership The Ming dynasty declined and became vulnerable to attack because of this.
Zheng He Chinese admiral of a large Chinese fleet during the Ming dynasty
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