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Unit 2: How Trade and Travel Changed the World

Lesson B: Life and Times in the Ottoman Empire

Key Terms

Key Term Definition
caliph Muslim ruler
fundamentalist strong belief in the ideas and practices of a certain religion
melting pot a place where immigrants of different cultures or races assimilate into an integrated society
multicultural recognition of different ethnic groups within a society by highlighting achievements of the different groups
persecution harassment and discrimination against a certain group
sultanate a Muslim state ruled by a sultan


Directions: Practice using these key terms.


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