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UNIT 17: Ideas Shape the World

UNIT AUDIO GLOSSARY

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dar al-Islam Audio Pronunciation of dar al-Islam
The realm of Islam.

jihad Audio Pronunciation of jihad
Muslim term for either internal struggle against sin or a holy war against infidels.

mestizo Audio Pronunciation of mestizo
Term used by Spanish colonial administrators to describe someone of mixed Native American and European heritage.

Mughal Empire  Audio Pronunciation of Mughal Empire
Muslim state that controlled most of the Indian subcontinent from 1526 - 1857 CE.

Muhammad Ibn Abd al-Wahhab Audio Pronunciation of Muhammad Ibn Abd al-Wahhab
Eighteenth-century Muslim religious leader who preached a fundamentalist approach to his followers in the Arabian peninsula.

Safavid Empire  Audio Pronunciation of Safavid Empire
Iranian kingdom established by Ismail Safavi, who declared Iran (Persia) a Shi'ite state, 1502 - 1722.

Saint Domingue Audio Pronunciation of Saint Domingue
French Caribbean colony that produced sugar and considerable revenue for France; it later became the independent nation of Haiti.

shaykh Audio Pronunciation of shaykh
Title for an Arab tribal leader.

Shi'ite Safavids Audio Pronunciation of Shi'ite Safavids
The Safavids made Shi'ia the state religion of Persia.

Simon Bolivar Audio Pronunciation of Simon Bolivar
Leader of independence movement in South America, 1783 - 1830.

Toussaint L'Ouverture Audio Pronunciation of Toussaint L'Ouverture
Leader of the Haitian Revolution to free the peoples of the Caribbean colony Saint Domingue from French rule, 1743 - 1803.

Usman dan Fodio  Audio Pronunciation of Usman dan Fodio
Founder of the Sokoto caliphate in West Africa in the early nineteenth century.

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