Jeff's 16-25 Review

Jeff's 16-25 Review - Principles of Enlightenment Centered...

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Principles of Enlightenment- Centered in France, support scientific advance, apply scientific methods to society, new school of economists, Wealth of nations by Adam Smith (set forth new principles about economic behavior Western society- Poland’s Decline- Russian territory- Portuguese involvement in the slave trade- Expeditions to find slaves, Cape of Good Hope in 1487, established factories: forts and trading posts with resident merchants, El Mina (1482) heart of gold producing region in forest zone, control, not pwrful enough to overcome, traded items for slaves Safavid empire- frontier warrior champions, Shi’a variant of Islam, origins in sufi mystics, shrine center= Ardabil, Sail al-Din began a militant campaign in early 14 th century to purify and reform Islam and spread teachings to Turkic tribes, Red heads = followers with red head gear, struggles, 3 successive leaders perished, Ismail led Turkic followers to victory, then claimed shah, conquered Persia, drove back ozbegs, advanced to iraq, August 1514 at Chaldiran in NW Persia, fought with ottomans, lost Aurangzeb- Mughal emperor who succeeded shah Jahan, religious zealot, two ambitions: extend Mughal control to Kabul and believed it was his duty to purify Indian Islam and rid the Hindu influences that he believed were corrupting. Portuguese bullion- silver and gold used to trade to Asia
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2010 for the course HIST WHAP taught by Professor Albano during the Spring '10 term at Clear Creek.

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