Islamic Empires. JIGSAW PowerPoint 1 st Period. Caliph- A successor to the messenger of God. Arabs spread Islam through preaching, conquest, and trade. Umayyad expanded their empire and made their capitol Damascus.
The quarrel over who would succeed Muhammad split the Muslims into 2 groups , Sunnis and shiites.
Non-Muslims had to pay special taxes, but in return, they were free to practice their religion.How were Non-Muslims treated?
Moguls created another Muslim empire in india. They used guns and cannons and elephants and horses to conquer territory. The greatest mogul ruler was Akbar. When they banned the building of Hindu temples led to the republicans and parts of the empire broke away and mosques began losing power over their subject and had to deal with European merchants and they increase tradeWho were the Moguls?