You will need to complete the following tasks over the Winter Holiday Break (December 19-January 5. Students return to school on January 6).
Complete the Comp/Con SPICE chart relevant to the hints below. During the week of 1/11-1/15 you will write a practice timed Compare/Contrast essay in class.
You will have 40 minutes to write your essay.
You will compare/Contrast some aspect(s) of the Atlantic trade system with the Indian Ocean/S. Asia/E. Indies trade system between the years 1500 and 1800. You will not know anything more specific about the prompt before you write the essay.
You will also need to complete the KQ/ID study sheets for Chapters 19 and 20. You will take a quiz over those two chapters on January 6 and 7.
APWH Chapter 19 Key Questions and Identifications
When did the Ottoman Empire begin and end? What territories did it control at its height?
How did the Ottoman Empire expand into a great empire?
Who was Suleiman the Magnificent?
Describe Ottoman and Portuguese conflict.
Who were the Janissaries?
What was the devshirme?
What was the askeri?
Summarize the “Crisis of the Military State 1585-1650”.
Describe the decline of the Ottoman Empire in the late 1600s and early 1700s.
Describe the significance of Izmir.
Describe Ottoman economic and trade weaknesses.
Describe the creation of the Safavid Empire.
What influence did Persian culture and Shi’ism have on the Safavid Empire?
How were Isfahan and Istanbul similar? How were they different?
Who was Shah Abbas?
Describe the economic and political factors that led to the decline and fall of the Safavid Empire.
How was the Mughal Empire different from the Ottoman and Safavid Empires?
Describe the establishment of the Mughal Empire. Why was it successful?
Describe Akbar’s views on religion and their consequences.
Describe the decline and fall of the Mughal Empire.
Why were the majority of non-European people involved in maritime trade Muslims? Why is this important?