Examine these maps of the Islamic World.  The first website shows the https://istanbulclues.com/ottoman-empire-maps-and-facts/ The second website shows the https://www.mapsofindia.com/history/mughal-empire.html  The final map is the https://www.themaparchive.com/safavid-empire-c-1630.html

COMPARE ISLAMIC WORLD MAPS

Examine these maps of the Islamic World.  The first website shows the https://istanbulclues.com/ottoman-empire-maps-and-facts/ The second website shows the https://www.mapsofindia.com/history/mughal-empire.html  The final map is the https://www.themaparchive.com/safavid-empire-c-1630.html

Make sure you read the map titles and explanatory notations, then the position of borders, and the legend (or key).

Once you have examined the maps, write an essay (300-500 words) that answers the following:

Where was the heart of each empire around 1500 and who ruled the empire?  What were the strengths and weaknesses of each empire?  What other nations or empires did they fight with between 1500 and 1700 and who were the victors? To what regions did each empire expand between 1500 and 1700?  How did each govern their expanded empire?