Ch 17: Holt World History - Human Legacy Chapter 17: New Asian Empires

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The New Asian Empires chapter of this Holt World History - Human Legacy Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with the new Asian empires. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the New Asian Empires textbook chapter.

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  • Identify the lessons in the Holt New Asian Empires chapter with which you need help.
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  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • Politics and changes in the Ottoman Empire
  • Cultural and historical impacts of Suleiman's reign
  • The Safavid Empire and Persia's Golden Age
  • Important figures and decline of the Mughal Empire
  • Art and technology in the Ming Dynasty
  • The Qing Dynasty's fall
  • Japanese unification and the Tokugawa Rule

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7 Lessons in Chapter 17: Holt World History - Human Legacy Chapter 17: New Asian Empires
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The Ottoman Empire: Changes, Politics & Developments

1. The Ottoman Empire: Changes, Politics & Developments

In this lesson, we explore the problems the Ottoman Empire faced in the 19th century, and the many territorial losses it endured at the hands of Russia, Austria, and others.

Suleiman and the Ottoman Empire: History, Culture & Exploits

2. Suleiman and the Ottoman Empire: History, Culture & Exploits

This lesson will focus on Suleiman the Magnificent, ruler of the Ottoman Empire. It will highlight his conquests of Eastern Europe and his wars with the Habsburg Dynasty. It will also discuss the cultural advancements of his rule.

The Safavid Empire & the Golden Age of Persia

3. The Safavid Empire & the Golden Age of Persia

The Safavid Empire was responsible for one of Persia's golden ages in terms of power and culture. In this lesson, we'll explore this time period and see what legacies it left behind.

The Mughal Empire: History, Rulers & Decline

4. The Mughal Empire: History, Rulers & Decline

From the hopes of Babur and Akbar to build an empire that all people could be proud of, to the obsession of Shah Jahan for his lost wife and the sheer cruelty of Aurangzeb, the Mughal Empire's history offers something for everyone.

Ming Dynasty Achievements: Art & Technology

5. Ming Dynasty Achievements: Art & Technology

In this lesson, you will explore the art and technology of the Ming dynasty as Chinese artists and engineers rediscovered their Chinese identity. Then, test your understanding with a brief quiz.

The Fall of China's Qing Dynasty

6. The Fall of China's Qing Dynasty

In this lesson, we will learn about the fall of the Qing dynasty. We will explore the factors that led to its collapse, and highlight key events and developments.

Unification of Japan & the Tokugawa Rule (1551-1868)

7. Unification of Japan & the Tokugawa Rule (1551-1868)

From a society that the Chinese called 'barbaric' to American gunboats in Tokyo Bay, Japan experienced a great deal of change in three centuries. Center to much of that change was the Tokugawa Shogunate.

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