EMPIRES 1450-1750

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EMPIRES 1450-1750

  1. 1. Empires & Encounters 1450-1750 European Maritime Empires Russian Empire Qing/Manchu Empire Mughal Empire Ottoman Empire
  2. 2. Comparative Essay Thurs 1-16 • Analyze the similarities and differences in how two empires conquered and controlled their empires. • Analyze the similarities and differences in the results of two empires.
  3. 3. THE LAND EMPIRES of EURASIA     Russian Empire Qing / Manchu Empire Ottoman Empire Mughal Empire
  4. 4. Russian Empire
  5. 5. QING / MANCHU DYNASTY
  6. 6. Qing/Manchu Dynasty of China
  7. 7. Ottoman & Mughal Empires
  8. 8. EUROPEAN MARITIME EMPIRES      Spanish Empire Portuguese Empire British Empire French Empire Dutch Empire
  9. 9. Spanish Empire 1600s
  10. 10. Portuguese Empire 1600s
  11. 11. Sugar Colonies
  12. 12. Settler Colonies
  13. 13. One RESULT of European Maritime Empires being built… The Columbian Exchange – the transfer of plants, animals, and diseases between the Americas and Afro-Eurasia
  14. 14. Comparative Essay Thurs 1-16 • Analyze the similarities and differences in how two empires conquered and controlled their empires. • Analyze the similarities and differences in the results of two empires.
  15. 15. SIMILARITIES in these empires 1450-1750
  16. 16. As these empires were built: • The rulers worked to control ethnic & religious groups in ways that utilized their economic contributions while limiting their ability to challenge the authority of the government • Mughal treatment of Hindu subjects • Chinese treatment of SE Asian merchants • European promotion of the African slave trade
  17. 17. • Governments of these empires used bureaucrats and professional military to maintain centralized control over people & resources – (and limit the power of the other nobles). • Ottoman devshirme system & janissaries • Chinese scholar officials • European use of merchants or priests as bureaucrats.

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