It also covered about 14.3 million square miles, about a quarter of the Earth 's total land area" (N.W.E, p. 1). This evidence really puts it into perspective how massive the British Empire really was. An empire that large in scale must have made a great impact on history. This paper will be generally centered around the impact and influence they had on history. One interesting thing that needs to be discussed is how the British empire acquired the phrase "The empire on which the sun never sets" to be used to describe them.
Everyone including non-Muslims recognized the glory of Suleyman and it is evident by the fact that they nicknamed him “the Magnificent”. Although the golden age ended with Suleyman’s reign, it was always thought that strength and power amassed by the Ottomans meant that the empire would come to an end after 300 years. This paper seeks to establish why the reign of Sultan Suleyman is often considered as the golden age of the Ottoman Empire. Sultan Suleyman ruled the Ottoman Empire from 1520-1560. He inherited the Islamic Empire from his father, Selim I, who is credited for changing the landscape from what it used to be.
Then they were exploited by the British to mine expensive and valuable materials for Britain’s economic purposes. By the early 20th century, all of Africa except Ethiopia and Liberia were controlled by European powers. The industrial revolution was the largest era of major technological advancements. With all the new technologies made, new materials were needed to make them, and Britain didn’t have infinite recourses. What they did have was a will to obtain these said materials at any cost.
Many historians and english writers consider this book the first great work of literature, this book was written in the third dynasty. This epic talks about Gilgamesh and his late life, from meeting his brother Enkidu to the quest for immortality. This book has 11 tablets, till now, they are still discovering more. These tablets originated in babylon. Gilgamesh, The Great King of Uruk as displayed a remarkable and gradual change in himself.
It was the second largest empire to have existed in the Indian subcontinent, spanning four million square kilometres at its zenith, after only the Maurya Empire, which spanned five million square kilometres. The Mughal Empire began a period of proto-industrialization, and Mughal India became the world's largest economic power, with 24.4% of world GDP, and the world leader in manufacturing, producing 25% of global industrial output up until the 18th century.  The Mughal Empire is considered "India's last golden age" and one of the three Islamic Gunpowder Empires (along with the Ottoman Empire and Safavid
The British Empire “The sun never sets on the British Empire”, is a well-used phrase about the old British Empire, where Britain ruled almost one-quarter of the world’s population. They had colonies in all the continents in the world. How did Britain manage to get all these colonies? And why did they suddenly lose the whole Empire? What have the coloni zation had to say for the countries involved?
The Ottoman Empire came to be in the Northwest corner of the peninsula allowing them to expand westward. Eventually, they overtook the Byzantine Empire and continued to consolidate power making a capital at Constantinople renamed Istanbul. This conquest would not have been possible without the strong Ottoman military. The military was very important to the Ottoman officials. In document eight, Sari Mehmed Pasha, a Turkish official says, “raising troops requires the paying of ready money by the treasury…” Having redible trained troops is a large concern of a Turkish Government in this time.
Some time after the destruction of the Elamite empire (c. 639 BCE) the fledgling tribal civilisation who called themselves Pārsa succeeded—the Medes as the region’s ruling power (Wiesehöfer 2001: 2). Pasargadae, the leading tribe of the Persians, had been the most notable tribe for three generations when, in the fourth generation, Cyrus II (559-530 BCE) emerged as the founder of the Persian Empire (Brosius 2007: 19). The kings of the first Persian dynasty, the Achaemenids, ruled from 560-330 BCE, and it is under their rule that Persepolis was
The British Empire The British empire was the first genuine global empire, it ranged from America in the west, to Asia in the east, Canada in the north and Africa in the south. The British empire was the largest global empire to date, it controlled 1/4 of the world's territory and 1/5 of the world's population. The British empire lasted from around 1580, all the way up until 1997 when Hong Kong was reunited with China. The foundation of the British empire can be found all the way back in 1490, when they set up plantations in Ireland, they also attempted to colonize the newly discovered America, but they failed to do so, until the reign of Elizabeth I. Elizabeth wanted to colonize America, and sent out Humphrey Gilbert to do so, but when they got to Americas, they left no settlers behind and Gilbert died on the return