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  • 321.

    Latin America Civilization

    Land and Climates of Latin America The name Latin America is an anachronism for describing the era before colonization, but historians tend to use it for convenience, rather than writing out “Mexico and Central and South America.” The name ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
  • 322.

    The Incan Empire

    The Incan Empire Little beyond legend is known of early Incan history. Most accounts state that around AD 1200, Manco Capac and his brothers and sisters traveled a few miles southwest of their home in the town of Pacaritambo to settle in the valley of Cuzco. Manco ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
  • 323.

    North America Civilization

    North America Civilization The area that became the United States and Canada developed very differently from Latin America. Pre-Columbian North America had no unified empires, no cities, no writing systems, and no palaces. Instead, it had a number of small ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
  • 324.

    East Asian and American Civilization Practice Test

    Review the following study guides if necessary: East Asian and American Civilization

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
  • 325.

    The Rise of the Turks

    Time Line ... 1055 Turks take Baghdad

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
  • 326.

    The Turks in Persia and Egypt

    The Turks in Persia and Egypt As the turn of the first millennium approached, the Abbasid caliphate went into a steep decline, suffering several crushing blows to its political and even its religious authority. The region remained largely Islamic, but with an ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
  • 327.

    History of the Crusades

    History of the Crusades The Crusades were a series of European military expeditions against Islamic power in the Near East. Both Christians and Muslims would claim that these were holy wars; the Muslims were defending their territory against the Christian ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
  • 328.

    The Turks in India

    The Turks in India Mahmud, an Afghani Turk, began to lead raids into India around the year 1000. In short order, he annexed Punjab and Sind into his own realm, which he ruled from Afghanistan. Although Mahmud cast his conquests in a religious light as an attempt ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
  • 329.

    The Turks in Byzantium

    The Turks in Byzantium After the Oguz Turks defeated the Byzantine army at Manzikert, they pushed on to Syria and Palestine, which they occupied by 1078. They reestablished Sunni ideology in the region. As of the late thirteenth century, a number of Turkish tribes ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
  • 330.

    Rise of the Turks Practice Test

    Review the following study guides if necessary: The Rise of the Turks

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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