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Safavid Empire!
Emily, Ryan, Anna
The Start of the Safavid Empire
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1500’s
Persia
Were often at war
Religious conflicts
Abbas The Great
• King of Safavids
• Strengthened economy
– Lowered taxes on farmers
– Encouraged growth of Industry
– Tolerated Non-Muslims
• New Capital Isfahan
– Silk Trade
Safavid Empire Declines
• After the death of Shah Abbas the glory of the
empire declined
• Shiite scholars challenged the authority of the
shah
• This caused the Sunni Afghans to rebel
• In late 1700s the Quajars won control and
ruled until 1925
What present day country was the
united empire of the Safavids?
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England
France
Iraq
Iran
What was the name of the great king?
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Shah Avis
Shah Abbas
Shah Nabis
Shah Gras
After whose death did the Safavid
empire start to decline?
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Jesus
Shah Abbas
Michael Jackson
Russell Brand
Which two countries was Persia
between?
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Ottoman Empire and Mughal India
Songhai Empire and Bali India
Islamia Empire and Bath India
Coloradoan Empire and Illinois India
What was one way Abbas
strengthened the economy?
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Made meat eating competitions
Reduced taxes on everybody
Reduced taxes on farmers
Reduced taxes on nobles
Who challenged for more authority?
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Shile scholars
Shiite scholars
Boring people
Bored farmers
What was a cause for conflict?
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Cows kept crossing into other empire’s lands
Shah Abbas was always trying to invade
Religion was different
They all wanted same piece of pizza.
What was Isfahan?
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Center of cow trade
Center of milk trade
Center of slave trade
Center of silk trade
Who rebelled during the decline of the
Empire?
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Farmers
Herders
Funni Afghans
Sunni Afghans
When was the start of the empire?
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1600’s
1800’s
1400’s
1500’s
What did they do to non-muslims in
Shah Abbas’ reign?
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Tortured them
Tolerated them
Stuck kick me notes on their backs
Shunned them
Who, in the late 1700’s, won control of
Persia?
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The French
The Vikings
The Quajars
The other people who make things
Works Cited!!!
• http://gordon.wiki.ccsd.edu/file/view/safavid_
empire.gif/189775360/safavid_empire.gif
• http://karenswhimsy.com/public-domainimages/map-of-persia/images/map-of-persia2.jpg
• http://ivmp.files.wordpress.com/2007/11/abb
as.jpg

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