BIG PICTURE QUESTIONS: (rewrite the questions and answer in a complete paragragh) In what ways did the gathering and hunting peoples of Australia differ from those of the northwest coast of North America?
What kinds of changes were transforming the societies of the West African Igbo and the North American Iroquois as the 15th century unfolded?
What role did Central Asian and West African pastoralists play in their respective regions?
How would you describe the major achievements of Ming dynasty China?
What political and cultural differences stand out in the histories of 15th century China and Western Europe? What similarities are apparent?
In what ways did European maritime voyaging in the 15th century differ from that of China? What accounts for these differences?
What differences can you identify among the four major empires in the Islamic world of the 15th and 16th centuries?
What distinguishes the Aztec and Inca empires from each other?
How did Aztec religious thinking support the empire?
In what ways did the Inca authorities seek to integrate their vast domains?
In what different ways did the peoples of the 15th century interact with one another?
Please complete this work in a notebook that you will turn in weekly for a grade. (due 11/27)
(please define the key terms and answer rewrite the questions and answer in a complete paragraph)
Chapter 13: Political Transformations
the great dying:
Qing dynasty empire:
BIG PICTURE QUESTIONS: (rewrite the questions and answer in a complete paragragh) What enabled Europeans to carve out huge empires an ocean away from their homelands?
What large scale transformations did European empires generate?
What was the economic foundation of colonial rule in Mexico and Peru? How did it shape the kinds of societies that arose there?
How did the plantation societies of Brazil and the Caribbean differ from those of southern colonies in British North America?
What distinguished the British settler colonies of North America from their counterparts in Latin America?
What motivated Russian empire building?
How did the Russian Empire transform the life of its conquered people and of the Russian homeland itself?
What were the major features of Chinese empire building in the early modern era?
How did Mughal attitudes and policies toward Hindus change from the time of Akbar to that of Aurangzeb?
In what ways was the Ottoman Empire important for Europe in the early modern era?