Ottomans and the Mughals
by Payton Clouser and Erica Castillo
Where? What? Who? Why? (Ottomans)
- The most successful ghazis was Osman, western people thought he was called Othman.
- Osman followers were called Ottomans.
- Osman built a little kingdom and called it Anatolia (modern day Turkey).
- Mainly they wanted to conqueror more land to explain their kingdom.
- They also formed alliances with other countries so they could conqueror more land.
- They ruled different from other countries:
- Non-Muslims payed taxes, but did not serve in the army.
- Mehmed II:
- Mehmed I won control, he took to be sultan. His son brought the Ottoman Empire to it's greatest glory.
- Mehmed II took control over his dad, built a force of 100,000 soldiers, and 125 ships, to take Constantinople for the Ottoman Empire.
- In 1453 Mehmed took control over Constantinople and named it Istanbul (the capital).
- Babur (11 years old!):
- 1494: he made an army, moved them to south, and actually winning large parts of India.
- excellent general.
- began the Mughal Empire, named after the Mongals.
- Shah Jahan:
- Shah meaning KING.
- he did not follow Akbar's tolerance.
- patron of the arts:
Istanbul (Not Constantinople) - Tiny Toons