Was a Sultan of the Ottoman Empire who was known for conquering many lands.
Made the Ottomans a very important power in the region and marked a long period of expansion for the empire.
Was one of the largest trade empires in Africa.
THis led to the Portuguese pushing African leaders against each other, leading to their collapse, so that the Portuguese could have more slaves for the slave trade.
This leaves a route for future tradesmen.
Columbus 'discovered' the new world. which inspired many to travel there for Gold, glory, and god.
Another one of the three gunpowder countries. Located in modern day Iran.
This marked the beginning of a lucrative business in the trade of human labor in the triangle trade.
A battle that led to the Ottoman defeating part of the Saffavid Dynasty and annexing the territories of iran and anatolia.
insited by Martin Luther and his problems with the Roman Catholic Church. This created the Protestant religion
THis marked a change in powers for the region.
The Mughal Dynasty was one of the three gunpowder states in the Middle East, along with the Ottoman and Safavid empires.
Translated the bible for the lower class since many of them couldn't read Latin.
Potosi became a major silver mine in South America which supplied most of the world's silver trade.
Akbar I order religious freedom in India.
The beginning of the Shogunate.
James Town was one of the first settlements in the new world, America.
Shows a rejection of outside influence wich contributes to East Asia's generally isolationist view at the time
The 30 years was was between Protestants and Catholics. It was one of the longest and most destructive wars in European history.
SHows the desire for lavish things and a good economy for constructing large buildings.
This allowed for more trade and the expansion of European settlers. THis also led up to the rediscovery of precious metals and stones in Africa.
When William and Mary over though King James II of England.
A war between France and Britain over land in the new world.
East Asia was is still a major center for luxury goods, even though the countries inside it where starting to adopted the isolationist way.
East Asia, and nearly all of the world, had a patriarchy and women had very little say in what went on in the government.
Was the dominant religion in the area.
Many of the governments in the middle east where Islamic, which was a government along with a religious system.
THe caste system was made so that the people of India could not move in an out of there social classes. You were ether born into a higher caste or a lower one, there was no movement between the two.
Islam was very common in Northern Africa due to early Umayyad and Abbasid influence.
was not very industrialized during this period.
during this time there was a large amount of settlers coming into the new worlds.
In England, and other European states, Christianity was the dominant religion for the time.
Native peoples and Africans were enslaved in order to work in mines and on plantations.
Catholicism was the dominant religion in Spain, france, and Italy.