Ottoman Safavid Mughal Empires The Gunpowder Empires LandBased

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Ottoman, Safavid, & Mughal Empires The Gunpowder Empires

Ottoman, Safavid, & Mughal Empires The Gunpowder Empires

Land-Based Empires FHeight of Muslim political & military power in history FCounter European global

Land-Based Empires FHeight of Muslim political & military power in history FCounter European global influence FDecline by 1750

Social FPatriarchy FWives have influence FOttoman = Turkic & Arab FSafavid = Persian &

Social FPatriarchy FWives have influence FOttoman = Turkic & Arab FSafavid = Persian & Turkic FMughal = Turkic & Mongol

Political FAutocracy FAuthority based on military prowess & religious piety FCreate large bureaucracies FAristocracy

Political FAutocracy FAuthority based on military prowess & religious piety FCreate large bureaucracies FAristocracy = land grants FAll 3 have large army FOnly Ottoman’s have navy

Religious FOttoman = Sunni FSafavid = Shi’ite FMughal = Sunni FOttoman & Safavid often

Religious FOttoman = Sunni FSafavid = Shi’ite FMughal = Sunni FOttoman & Safavid often fighting FMughal rule Hindu’s tolerant

Interactions FOttoman - foreign traders, Janissaries, get to Europe FSafavid - fairly isolated, war

Interactions FOttoman - foreign traders, Janissaries, get to Europe FSafavid - fairly isolated, war with Ottoman, Christian soldiers from Russia FMughal - within empire, Indian Ocean trade, independent merchant ships

Intellectual FAll support arts & improvements FBuild many buildings FCreate beautiful mosaic tile

Intellectual FAll support arts & improvements FBuild many buildings FCreate beautiful mosaic tile

Technology FGunpowder FSafavid = get information from Europeans FOttoman = believe they are superior

Technology FGunpowder FSafavid = get information from Europeans FOttoman = believe they are superior

Economic FAll based on agriculture FTrade also important FOttoman’s best at trade because of

Economic FAll based on agriculture FTrade also important FOttoman’s best at trade because of capital FSafavid = rugs FNew World silver trade causes inflation

Decline FNew World silver FIssues keeping everyone happy FProblem with corruption FProblem with succession

Decline FNew World silver FIssues keeping everyone happy FProblem with corruption FProblem with succession