Compare and contrast the three main Islamic dynasties (Ottoman, Safavids, and the Mughals) that emerged after the bubonic plague. 

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The bubonic plague devastated Europe and Asia.  Millions of people died throughout a period of several centuries.  The widespread reach of this disease caused political instability.  Out of this instability, new dynasties and empires emerged.  These included the Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal Empires.

The Ottoman Empire expanded from Turkey in the name of Islam, particularly targeting the Byzantine Christian state.  They conquered towns and cities and their empire grew.  Their conquered region reached all the way to what is now Eastern Europe.  They established rules for the running of government and society in the places they conquered.  The Ottomans wanted to acquire land and riches.  They seized control of many important trade routes, giving them an economic advantage.  They were the strongest and...

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