Unit 3 Review - Land-Based Empires

This review will guide you through an adaptive, research-backed study session. As you answer questions, we will actively assess your current understanding of the material. Questions will continue to be drawn until you have demonstrated mastery of each learning objective.

Reviews are graded based on completion. You will receive full credit for achieving 100% mastery or answering all questions.

Learning objectives for this review:

  • Analyze the factors driving the expansion of land-based empires from 1450 to 1750, focusing on military technology, state rivalries, and territorial conquests, exemplified by the Safavid-Mughal and Songhai conflicts.
  • Evaluate how rulers of land-based empires from 1450 to 1750 used administrative strategies, including bureaucracy, military elites, religious influences, architecture, and taxation, to consolidate power.
  • Examine changes and continuities in the belief systems of land-based empires from 1450 to 1750, particularly focusing on major religious reforms and interactions that shaped political and cultural dynamics.
  • Compare the methods used by empires like the Manchu, Mughal, Ottoman, and Safavid from 1450 to 1750 to expand their influence, using specific historical examples to discuss their impacts on societal structures.