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Title: Non-Western Empires About 1500


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Non-Western EmpiresAbout 1500
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Ming Dynasty
Ottoman Empire
Tokugawa Shogunate
Safavid Empire
Songhai Empire
Mughal Empire
Aztec Empire
Incan Empire
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Aztec Empire
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Tenochtitlan
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Aztec Empire1325-1519
  • Location Mexico
  • Religion polytheistic, sacrifices performed
  • Famous city Tenochtitlan, built on an island in
    the center of Lake Texcoco (Mexico City is
    located on this spot today)
  • Contributions/inventions/innovations
  • floating gardens, calendar

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Incan Empire
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Incan Empire 1400-1535
  • Location Andes Mountains of western South
    America-Peru
  • Religion polytheistic, sacrifices performed
  • Famous city Cuzco, Machu Picchu
  • Contributions/inventions/innovations Quipu
    (knotted system of keeping records), large road
    system, surgery, bridges.

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Machu Picchu
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Ottoman Empire
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Ottoman Empire1453-1918
  • Location Turkey and most land surrounding the
    Mediterranean Sea.
  • Religion Islam
  • Famous city Istanbul
  • Contributions/inventions/innovations Legal code,
    Islamic art and architecture. Exported coffee,
    ceramics, and textiles.
  • Famous leaders Suleiman the Magnificent

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  • Sultan Suleiman
  • the Magnificent

The Tughra of Suleiman the Magnificent
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Ming Dynasty
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Ming Dynasty1368-1644
  • Location China
  • Religion polytheistic
  • Famous city Nanjing and Beijing
  • Contributions/inventions/innovations Great Wall
    was redesigned, the novel, porcelain, and
    dictionary.
  • Famous leaders Hong-wu

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Mughal Empire
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Mughal Empire1556-1707 (at its height)
  • Location India
  • Religion Islam, but toleration for other
    religions
  • Famous city Agra
  • Contributions/inventions/innovations The Taj
    Mahal
  • Famous leaders Akbar and his son Shah Jana

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Taj Mahal
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Tokugawa Shogunate
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Tokugawa Shogunate1603-1868
  • Location Japan
  • Religion Shinto-Buddhist
  • Famous city Edo (now Tokyo)
  • Contributions/inventions/innovations Central
    government, unified society
  • Famous leaders Tokugawa Ieyasu - Founder
  • strict class hierarchy

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  • Tokugawa Ieyasu was the founder and first
    shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan

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Safavid Empire
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Safavid Empire1502-1736
  • Location Iran (ancient Persia) and other parts
    of central Asia.
  • Religion Islam (Shia)
  • Famous city Isfahan
  • Contributions/inventions/ innovations Leaders of
    the Safavid Empire were known as Shahs. Textiles
    (Persian carpet)
  • Famous leaders Abbas I

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Sheikh Lotf Allah Mosque
Started in1615 and was completed in 1618
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Songhai Empire
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Songhai Empire1464-1591 (at its height)
  • Location West Africa-present day Mali
  • Religion Islam
  • Famous city Timbuktu, major trade center for
    gold and salt. Timbuktu was also a center for
    learning.
  • Contributions/inventions/innovations In the city
    of Timbuktu, the Songhai built an international
    university. Established gold and salt trade in
    West Africa.
  • Famous leaders Sonni Ali and Askia the Great

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Askia the Great 1442-1538
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Links
  • http//www.mughalhistory.com
  • http//sun.menloschool.org/sportman/westernstudie
    s/first/1718/2000/gblock/tokugawa/home.html
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