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24. This empire brought together much of Hindu South Asia under Muslim rule. a. The Ottoman Empireb. The Mughal Empirec. The Gupta Empired. The Safavid EmpireCorrect. The answer is b. The Mughal Empire was created by a Muslim conquest of India and placed much of Hindu South Asia under Muslim rule. (See section “Asian Empires” in your textbook.) 1 out of 125. How was Central Asia transformed in the period 1450–1750? 0 out of 1
26. Which of the following statements accurately describes relationships between religions in the Mughal Empire? 1 out of 127. The greatest Mughal emperor, who instituted sweeping policies of religious accommodation, was 0 out of 128. Which of the following statements best describes the Ottoman Empire in the early modern period? a. Ottoman sultans were Christian and Jewish as well as Muslim.b. The vast majority of the Ottoman Empire’s population was Muslim.c. Ottoman sultans were protectors of Islam’s holy places and took seriously their role aschief defenders of the faith.
d. The Ottoman Empire practiced a conscious policy of religious accommodation that gave full civil rights to religious minorities.Correct. The answer is c. The Ottoman sultans defined themselves strongly in terms of their Sunni Muslim orthodoxy, especially after they assumed control of Mecca, Medina, and Jerusalem. (See section“Muslims and Christians in the Ottoman Empire” in your textbook.) 1 out of 129. What great city, conquered in 1453, became the capital of the Ottoman Empire? 0 out of 130. What is devshirme? 0 out of 1