History Terms Essay

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History 112 History of the Modern World since 1550 Identification Terms February 6 Confucianism civil service examinations Qing dynasty Tokugawa shogunate daimyo and samurai February 11 Ottomans: a Turk, esp. of the period of the Ottoman Empire. A Turk, especially a member of the family or tribe of Osman I Suleiman I: /ˌsʊlɪˈmɑːn/, known as “the Magnificent” in the Westand “Kanuni” (the Lawgiver) in the East, (6 November 1494 – 7 September 1566) was the tenth and longest-reigning Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, from 1520 to his death in 1566.[3] Devshirme: Devşirme[2] (literally collecting in Turkish) was chiefly the practice by which the Ottoman Empire took slave boys[3]from their Christian families, who were then converted toIslam[4] with the primary objective of selecting and training the ablest children for the military or civil service of the Empire,[5] though in Bosnia, exceptionally, the devşirme was also extended to local Muslim families.[6][7] Mughal Empire: Mughal (mo̅o̅gŭl`) or Mogul (mō`gəl, mōgŭl`), Muslim empire in India, 1526–1857. The dynasty was founded byBabur , a Turkic chieftain who had his base in Afghanistan. Babur's invasion of India culminated in the battle of Panipat (1526) and the occupation of Delhi and Agra. Babur was succeeded by his son, Humayun , who soon lost the empire to the Afghan Sher Khan. sat February 13 Benin City: Coptic Christianity: Ethiopia was a Christian kingdom that practiced Coptic Chrisitanity, an orthodox form of Christian faith that originated in Egypt in 451. chattel slavery: “chattle” means head in Latin “So many head of cattle” It reflects th notion that enslaved people are not human, but subhuman, like beats of burden, like animals. Thus can be treated like animals- whipped, beaten, forced to live in conditions no better than animals. Dahomey: Dahomey was an African kingdom which

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