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<ul><li> 1. Introduction to Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal Empires</li></ul> <p> 2. INCOME How much does Bill Gates make per year? About 2 billion? Net worth over 50 billion. How much does the President of the U.S. make? 400,000 + a 50,000 expense account 3. INCOME King of Saudi Arabias net worth is . . . 21 billion 4. INCOME King of France in 1500 c.e. received about: 1 million per year Suleiman, the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire in the 1500s received about . . . 80 million per year 5. Suleiman the Lawgiver 6. The Point Is . . . The Ottoman Empire was one of the wealthiest and most powerful Empires of the world at its time. It was the dominating power of the Mediterranean. 7. Do you remember? By the 1100s, the Islamic Empire had split into several different caliphates . . . centered in Spain, Egypt, and the Middle East. The Seljuk Turks were the group in control of the Middle East by the 1100s. The Mongols invaded and killed the Seljuk caliph of Baghdad. 8. The Ottoman Empire The Ottoman Turks started as soldiers and slaves of the Seljuks. After the Seljuks were defeated by the Mongols, the Ottoman Turks gained power after the Mongols left. 9. Other Major Islamic Empires Safavid (Persia) and Mughal (India) The Safavid Empire was mostly Shiite and a rival of the Ottoman Empire. The Mughal Empire was an empire in which a Muslim minority controlled a Hindu majority creating a very complex culture. 10. Primary Source Analysis Read the descriptions of Turks and Christians by Brocquire and Sultan Bayezid II from the handouts. ------------------------------ Read Busbecqs Letter (Docs in WH Vol 2 p 47-49) on The Turkish Army. ------------------------------ Read Busbecqs Letter (Docs in WH Vol 2 p 49-50) on Bows and Arrows and Other Matters &amp; Christian Slaves. 11. Primary Source Analysis SOAPStone What is the source about? What are the important details? What does the source say about gender roles? What does the source say about religion? 12. Quote of the Day God is on everyone's side but in reality, he seems to be on the side that has plenty of money and large armies. Jean Anouilh 13. Ottoman Cannon 1600s </p>