Ch 6: NYSTCE Social Studies: Asian Empires (1400-1600)

About This Chapter

Look over this chapter to learn more about Asian empires from 1400-1600. These lessons aim to help you study for the NYSTCE Social Studies exam through reviewing specific empires about which the exam may test you.

NYSTCE Social Studies: Asian Empires (1400-1600) - Chapter Summary

Use this chapter's lessons to review information about several significant Asian empires. Our videos, quizzes and other study materials will help you prepare for potential questions on these topics when you take the the NYSTCE Social Studies exam. These lessons will describe the characteristics of the following:

  • Han Dynasty
  • Ottoman Empire
  • Mongol Empire
  • Mughal Empire

As you make your way through these lessons, the Dashboard will keep track of your progress. This feature will tell you how many of the lesson quizzes you've passed so you can see how much more of the chapter you have left to learn.

5 Lessons in Chapter 6: NYSTCE Social Studies: Asian Empires (1400-1600)
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
The Silk Roads During the Han Dynasty & The Roman Empire

1. The Silk Roads During the Han Dynasty & The Roman Empire

The Silk Roads connected some of the most diverse cultures in history, as well as providing a link between the superpowers of 2,000 years ago. Learn more about the route that connected the Han Dynasty and Imperial Rome.

The Ottoman Empire

2. The Ottoman Empire

This lesson will be a brief survey of the Ottoman Empire. It will highlight the ghazis, Osman, and Suleiman. It will also highlight the decline of the empire due to its involvement with Russia and the other powers of Europe.

Suleiman and the Ottoman Empire: History, Culture & Exploits

3. 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 Mongol Empire & Dynasty in China

4. The Mongol Empire & Dynasty in China

The Mongol Empire was the second-largest empire in history, and the largest ever seen up until its time. This lesson explains how the Mongols were able to conquer China, as well as innovations that allowed them to conquer other regions, before concluding with a discussion on the Yuan Dynasty.

The Mughal Empire: Rulers, Characteristics & Hindu Influence

5. The Mughal Empire: Rulers, Characteristics & Hindu Influence

This lesson will trace the history of the Mughal Empire. In doing this, it will focus on religious tolerance as well as the rules of Babur and Akbar, the language of Urdu, and the system of God-ism.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
Not Taken
Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
Not Taken

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.

Other Chapters

Other chapters within the NYSTCE Social Studies (115): Practice & Study Guide course

Support