Rise of Islam Storyboard. Each group will be given a series of pictures that tell the story of the rise and spread of Islam. For this first portion of the activity, d o not use outside resources, just the pictures provided.
Interclan rivalries and vengeance – Bedouin tribes were led by a clan or tribal chief
Active participation in tribal life for Bedouin women
Quba Mosque, first built in history by Muhammad in Medina
Umayyad established Mecca, Ka’ba
Muhammad receives first revelation
Issue of succession
Umayyad spread faith through conquest.
Muhammad flight to Mecca and victory
A surviving Umayyad Caliphate in Spain
Damascus was created as a new capital for Islam by the Umayyads.
Extensive bureaucracy with tax collection
India first “invaded” in 711.
Land and sea trade routes in the Islamic World
Muslim dominance of trade