Africa: The Source of Slaves
European couldnt deal with the disease and the hostile environment.
European especially Portuguese did a little bit of trade with west Africa. The area
was densely populated especially in-land except for the desert part.
Ming means brightness
The Mongols werent harsh on the Chinese. By 1350s, the Mongols government was
having a lot of problems. Although the Mongols adopted the Chinese language and
culture, the Chinese still saw them as foreigners. By 13
Safavid Empire (Persian)
Persian had been subject to the Mongols who were very powerful. The Mongols used
Persian as tax collectors with harsh rules.
Ismail is a native soldier who served the Mongols used his skills and organizational
abilities to take so
Aztecs and Incas
The Spanish found two new empires: Aztecs (Mexico) and Inca empire.
There were million of people in those two empires.
Hernando Cortez conquered Aztec. Those people were known to be brutal. Aztec had
30 provinces. The Spanish were able to
Turkey started from Anatolia (the Asian part of turkey)
Osman the founder of the Ottoman Empire (Muslim state) expanded the
state. The rest of the area was called the Byzantine Empire (a Christian state
that was centered on its capital Cons
The Islamic Empires
Two great Islamic states were created during the early
modern period, one covering much of the Middle East and
Balkans, the other much of Indira. A third, somewhat smaller
Islamic Empire, the Safavids, introduced important changes
The Mughal Empire of India
Mughal Empire was in favor of the arts. Title of the emperor was Badshah.
Akbar was an important ruler. He expanded the empire to the east particularly the
east province of Bengal that is the richest and most valuable part of th