AP World- Ch. 21 Questions

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  1. The conqueror of the Byzantine empire in 1453 was
    Mehmed II
  2. Slave troops of the Ottoman empire forcibly conscripted as adolescents from conquered territories were called
    Janissaries
  3. What was the principle of succession within the Ottoman empire?
    Like earlier Islamic dynasties, the Ottoman empire lacked a principle of succession
  4. Which of the following was a result of the Ottoman loss of monopoly over the Indian trade?
    Direct carriage of eastern goods to ports in the West implied loss of revenues in taxes in Muslim trading centers.
  5. The Safavid family had its origins in the fourteenth century in a family devoted to what variant of Islam?
    Sufi
  6. The Ottoman empire halted the advance of Shi'ism and the Safavids at the critical battle of
    Chaldiran
  7. Which of the following represents a similarity between the Ottomans and the Safavids?
    Both recruited regiments from slave boys.
  8. What Shah was responsible for the greatest patronage of the arts and for the rebuilding of much of Isfahan?
    Abbas the Great
  9. Which of the following represents a difference between the Safavid and Ottoman economies?
    The Safavid market economy was more constricted than that of the Ottomans.
  10. Which of the following statements concerning the status of women in the Islamic heartlands during the early modern period is most accurate?
    Many women in the Islamic heartlands in this era struggled against social restrictions in dress and confinement
  11. The founder of the Mughal dynasty was
    Babur
  12. Whom did the first Mughal emperor defeat at the battle of Panipat in 1526?
    the Muslim ruler of Delhi
  13. Which of the following is an accomplishment of Babur?
    He wrote one of the great histories of India
  14. Which of the following was NOT one of the social reforms of Akbar?
    Prostitution was eliminated in his realm.
  15. Which of the following statements concerning the reigns of Jahangir and Shah Jahan is most accurate?
    India became in the reigns of Akbar's successors one of the major overseas centers for European traders.
  16. Which of the following statements concerning the economy of the Mughal empire is most accurate?
    European traders brought products from throughout Asia to exchange for the subcontinent's famed cotton textiles.

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