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The Ottoman Empire after the death of Suleyman was hurt by ___________
the cost of constant wars, rise of a privileged group, and lack of training for officials
True/False Even late in the empire, Ottoman merchants and officials avoided European styles and customs.
_____________ Appointed officials based on merit, control the power of the aristocracy, be more available to their subjects
_____________ Strengthened the army with the latest weapons, returned Azerbaijan to the dynasty, heightened intellectual freedom
True/False The Safavids had less knowledge of science, medicine, and mathematics than other society in the region did.
____________ kept part of the taxes they collected, exercised considerable power, and received farm plots
Local, lower-ranking officials called zamindars
The British successes in India were achieved through the military genius of ___________
Sir Robert Clive
____________ contributed to the downfall of the Ming dynasty
Peasant unrest, weak rulers, poor crop yields
True/False The Manchus were a farming and hunting people from the area known today as Manchuria.
____________ these were changes that occurred in China between 1500 and 1800.
Improvements in the food supply, an increase in population, and growth in manufacturing and trade
In Qing China, only ________ could have a formal education and pursue a career in government or scholarship.
Beyond the extended family as a social unit was the ___________, which consisted of dozens, or even hundreds, of related families
What was the order of the four main classes during the Tokugawa Era?
Warriors, farmers, artisans, merchants.
____________ rulers completed the restoration of central authority, which was begun by Nobunaga and Hideyoshi.
The powerful daimyo of Edo took control of Japan and assumed the title of __________ in 1603.
The Islamic trade network developed in the Malay Peninsula and the Indonesian Archipelago because ___________
Muslim merchants wanted to trade spices
The Southeast Asian states evolved into four styles of monarchy including _____________
Islamic sultans, Vietnamese emperors, and Buddhist kings
Why were spices highly valued and sought out so eagerly?
They had medicinal uses and preserved meat for winter.
English influence in Southeast Asia was reduced to ____________
a single port on the coast of Sumatra
In non-mainland states, Islam and Christianity began to attract converts, but ___________ advanced on the mainland.
In the ____________ style of monarchy, the king ruled according to the teachings of Confucius.
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