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A soldier in the elite guard of the ottoman Turks

Janissary

1

An appointment official in the Ottoman Empire who collected taxes and was directly responsible for the sultans court

Pasha

2

Residence of a sultan and his wife

Harem

3

"Holder of power", the military and political head of state under the Seljuk Turks

Sultan

4

A group of religious advisers who educated Muslims

Ulema

5

Chief official of a sultan

Grand vizier

6

He executed his two most able sons on suspicion of treason

Süleyman

7

Persian King

Shah

8

Conformity to traditional religious beliefs

Religious orthodoxy

9

Political disorder

Anarchy

10

They used Shiite faith as a unifying force

Safavids

11

_____ believed that the shah was divine

Shiites

12

His paintings were characterized by simple subjects, soft colors, and flowing movements

Riza-I-Abbasi

13

Isfahan was _____'s capital which featured a central polo ground

Shah Abbas

14

A local official in Mogul India who received a plot of farmland for temporary use in return for collecting taxes

Zamindar

15

Hindu custom of cremating a widow on her husbands funeral pyre

Suttee

16

During his rule he had an empty treasury, military campaigns forced his to raise taxes and he was imprisoned by his son

Shah Jahan

17

Foreigners in India who were also Muslims

Moguls

18

British military success in India was achieved by the genius of

Sir Robert Clive

19

Founded the a mogul dynasty in India

Babur

20

An increase in population, growth in manufacturing and trade and improvements in the food supply all occurred in ____ between 1500 and 1800

China

21

The extended family was the ideal family unit in

Qing, China

22

The ________ was closed to commoners

Forbidden city

23

The prose literature of this era was lighthearted and entertaining

Tokugawa

24

Shoguns, Ronins, and Daimyo all comprised the ______ warrior class

Japanese

25

_______ was the first Jesuit missionary who came to Japan

Francis Xavier

26

A ______ could hold the title of adviser, government official, and castle guard

Samurai

27

This emperor was generally tolerant of Christian missionaries

Kangxi

28

The Portuguese were the first Europeans to make contact with this dynasty

Ming

29

Reports from early ____ missionaries made Europe more curious about China

Christian

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