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A11_The Muslim World

A11_The Muslim World

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Along with class lessons and activities, this assignment will help us address this essential question: How did Islam and the achievements of the Muslim world spread between 600 and 1250?

The assignment is associated with chapter 10, World History: Patterns of Interaction textbook.
Along with class lessons and activities, this assignment will help us address this essential question: How did Islam and the achievements of the Muslim world spread between 600 and 1250?

The assignment is associated with chapter 10, World History: Patterns of Interaction textbook.

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A11_ch10: The Muslim World
 
Purpose:
Along with class lessons and activities, this assignment will help us address this essentialquestion:
How did Islam and the achievements of the Muslim world spread between 600 and 1250?
 
RELIGIOUS AND ETHICAL SYSTEMS
 
Islam, a monotheistic religion begun by Muhammad, developed during the 600s. Its followers, calledMuslims, spread Islam through Southwest and Central Asia, parts of Africa, and Europe.
 
EMPIRE BUILDING
 
The leaders following Muhammad built a huge empire that by 750 CE included millions of people fromdiverse ethnic, language, and religious groups.
 
CULTURAL INTERACTION
 
Tolerance of conquered peoples and an emphasis on learning helped to blend the cultural traits of peopleunder Muslim rule.
 
Given:
 
Use the World History: Patterns of Interaction (POI) textbook to complete the assignment below.
 
Refer to the to the course calendar to acquire due dates and other instructions.
Task:
 A.
 
The Rise of Islam
Read pages 263
 –
268. On page 268
 TERMS & NAMES:
For each term or name, write a sentence explaining its significance.
 Allah
Muhammad
Islam
Muslim
Hijrah
mosque
hajj
Qur’an
Sunna
shari’a
 
MAIN IDEAS
3.
Why was Mecca an important city in western Arabia?
 
4.
What are the Five Pillars of Islam?
 
5.
 
Why did Muslims consider Christians and Jews “people of the book”?
 CRITICAL THINKING & WRITING
 
COMPARING
In what ways are the teachings of the Muslims similar to those of Christians and Jews?
 B.
 
Islam Expands
Read pages 269
 –
272. On page 272
 TERMS & NAMES:
For each term or name, write a sentence explaining its significance.
caliph
Umayyads
 
Shi’a
Sunni
 
Sufi
Abbasids
al-Andalus
Fatimid
 
MAIN IDEAS
 
3.
 
How did Muslims under the “rightly guided” caliphs treat conquered peoples?
 
4.
 
Why did the Shi’a oppose the rule of the Umayyads?
 
5.
What tied the Abbasid caliphate and the independent Muslim states together?
 
CRITICAL THINKING & WRITING
 
DRAWING CONCLUSIONS
What attracted non-Muslims to Islam and Islamic culture?
C.
 
Muslim Culture
Read pages 273
 –
279. On page 279
 TERMS & NAMES:
For each term or name, write a sentence explaining its significance.
House of Wisdom
calligraphy
 

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