Unit 4 Vocabulary - Growth of Gunpowder Empires
a group of nations or peoples ruled over by a king, queen, emperor, empress, or other powerful sovereign or government ruler.
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a centralized state that uses gunpowder power, such as cannons and guns, to expand their empire.
an organization of decisionmaking, including paperwork and taxation, where government officials make decisions.
a form of government where a royal ruler is the head, such as a king, queen, shah, sultan, emperor.
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generally accepted religious beliefs and practices.
the most successful point. The top.
the group of people belonging to the highest social class in a country; the aristocracy. Such as a duke, lord, king, queen, sultan, emperor, empress.
living the life of a nomad, or a wandering horseman.
large caliber (power) guns used in warefare on land.
to take hold of something suddenly and forcible.
an area of land under the authority and control of a ruler or state
a group of people considered to be superior in a particular society or organization. For example, the country's educated elite.
he ability or willingness to accept or allow the existence of opinions or behaviour that one dislikes or disagrees with:
a Muslim supreme ruler or sovereign
a title of the former monarchs of the Safavids (present day Iran)
a conference or other meeting for discussion or training.
become smaller, fewer, or less ; decrease:. To turn down an offer.
the community of people living in a particular country or region and having shared customs, laws, and organizations or the combined number of people living together in a more or less ordered community:
the policy or practice of acquiring full or partial political control over another country, occupying it with settlers, and exploiting it economically:
the process of changing or causing something to change from one form to another, such as a conversion from Christianity to Islam of the defsherme in the Ottoman empire.
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