1. The following is a good review on the Ottoman Empire and the Safavid Empire (Persia): Ottoman and Safavid Empires (Stearns)

– If you have questions: write them down and we will go over them Thursday

2. Use these readings – Collapse of Ottoman and birth of Turkey (Stearns) and postIndependence India, Iran, end of Apartheid South Africa (Stearns) to complete both homework assignments:

a. India and South Africa activity.doc

b. Compare and contrast using a Venn-Diagram or chart the modernization of Turkey and Iran (more contrast by the way).

See you Thursday….Happy May Day!