Section 1 Quiz. What is the hijra ? Who was Muhammad? Is Islam monotheistic or polytheistic? What is the Islamic holy text, or holy book called? Define jihad.
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What is the hijra?
Who was Muhammad?
Is Islam monotheistic or polytheistic?
What is the Islamic holy text, or holy book called?
SSWH5 The student will trace the origins and expansion of the Islamic World between 600 CE and 1300 CE. a. Explain the origins of Islam and the growth of the Islamic Empire. b. Identify the Muslim trade routes to India, China, Europe, and Africa and assess the economic impact of this trade. c. Explain the reasons for the split between Sunni and Shia Muslims. d. Identify the contributions of Islamic scholars in medicine (IbnSina) and geography (IbnBattuta). e. Describe the impact of the Crusades on both the Islamic World and Europe. (media center on Thursday)f. Analyze the relationship between Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
Before Islam, religions of the Arabian Peninsula were polytheistic.
Call to Prayer
“Major sects of Islam” – Video
What are the reasons for the schism, or split?
Muhammad died, he had no sons
Leaders argue over who should take over as caliph
Sunnis say the leader should be elected
Shiites say the leader should be a blood relation of Muhammad
This led to religious wars between the two
Later Umayyad caliphate rulers
- travelled from Europe to Asia
- took detailed journals
- made maps of his travels
- gives modern historians a picture of what life was like at that time
Defeated Hindus with better weapons in 1206 A.D.
-used better arrows and horses instead of elephants
-Hindu princes couldn’t unite
Tamarlane defeats the Delhi Sultanate
Mughals – 300 years
Mongolian descendants who became Muslim
Babur – first mughal leader
Akbar (The Great)
Strong central govt.
Promoted religious harmonyDehli Sultanate, Mughals (Mongols), and Ottomans
- Ottoman ruler during “Golden Age”
- modernized army
- at height, ruled same area as Roman Empire
- intellectuals - business men
- warriors - farmers
1. What do you think about the religion?
FRAME OF REFERENECE
3. & 4. Two beliefs about the way people should behave or act
Christianity – p.142-143
Islam – p. 252- 255
Judaism – p.46-47
2. What do you think other religions say or believe about it?
3. If believers of a religion were or are persecuted, why do you think that is?
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