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WOW Chapter 13 and 14/2017
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tribute that Russian rulers demanded from native people of Siberia, most often in form of furs
Russia great frontier region, vast territory of Central and East Russia, rich in mineral resources and fur-bearing animals
colonies in which the colonizers settle in large numbers, rather than small groups sent out to exploit the region
Qing Dynasty Empire
ruling dynasty of China from 1644 to 1912; Qing rulers originally from Manchuria
agricultural system based on African slavery that was used in Brazil, the Caribbean, and the southern colonies of North America
in the Spanish colonies of Latin America, people who had been born in Spain. They claimed superiority over Spaniards born in the Americas
major Islamic state centered in Anatolia that came to include the Balkans, the Near East, and much of North Africa
A term used primarily in the Americas describing people of mixed African and European blood
one of the most successful empires of India. A state founded by Muslim Turks who invaded India in 1526, their rule was noted for efforts to create partnerships between Hindus and Muslims
mixed-race population of Spanish colonial societies in the Americas
tribute of boy children that the Ottoman Turks levied from their Christian subjects on the Balkans; the Ottomans raised the boys for service in the civil administration or in the elite Janissary infantry corps
Constantinople, the capital and almost the only outpost left Byzantine Empire, fell to the army of the Ottoman invaders in 1453, an event that marked the end of Christian Byzantine
massive transatlantic interaction and exchange between the Americas and Afro-Eurasia that began in the period of European exploration and colonization
most famous emperor of India's Mughal Empire (r.1556-1605); his policies are noted for their efforts at religious tolerance and inclusion
Mugal emperor (r.1658-1707) who reversed his predecessors' policies of religious tolerance and attempted to impose Islamic supremacy
The first European countries to expand into the Atlantic and beyond due to geography
Spain, Portugal, and France. Later England
The Great Dying
Death of 90% of indigenous Americans due to disease carried by Europeans to which they had no acquired immunity
The silver mines of Mexico and Peru allowed Europeans to buy massive amounts of what highly valuable commodities?
Chinese silk, tea, and porcelain
Mercantilism, the guiding economic theory of most early colonial empires, meant
accumulating precious metals through exports from the colonies
final location of most enslaved Africans in the Americas
Brazil and the Caribbean
the higher literacy rates in British colonies than in the Spanish and Portuguese colonies is due to
Protestantism, which encouraged the reading of the Bible, was the dominant form of Christianity in the British colonies
In North America, what percentage of African ancestry qualified a person as "black"?
Any percentage at all/ one drop rule;
Which of the following was the main source of wealth that the Russian Empire gained from conquering Siberia?
The expansion of the Chinese and Russian empires into the steppe lands of Central Asia led to what result for the nomadic peoples native to this vast area?
The political independence and economic prosperity of nomadic peoples came to an end.
Akbar's policy toward the Hindus of India is best described as
religious tolerance and incorporation of Hindus into the empire's elite.
What aspect of Ottoman society did many Europeans admire?
The Ottomans' spirit of religious tolerance
The British, French, Dutch, and Portuguese empires focused on the production of _____________ in their colonies in Brazil and the Caribbean
The Russian Empire replaced the __________ Empire that had once dominated large swaths of Asia.
The Qing rulers themselves were from ____________, north of the Great Wall.
The Treaty of Nerchinsk (1689) fixed the border between the ____________________ empires, thus avoiding war.
Chinese and Russian
The Central Asian warriors who conquered India in the sixteenth century were called the _____________.
The elite military and administrative units of the Ottoman Empire were called the ____________.
Jews fleeing persecution in Spain found safe refuge in _____________.
the Ottoman Empire
Brazil and the Caribbean. Industrial complex to produce sugar for export. 5-10% of population die a year- new slaves purchased; harsh conditions; 90% of population has African; different form of racism and discrimination
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