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How did people adjust to life in the Arabian Desert? Moved from place to place; became herders; nomads
How did people adjust to life in the oasis environment? settled, traded with nomads, farmed
People who move from place to place? Nomads
Groups of people that are related to each other? Clans
Why was the arabian peninsula well suited for trade? Surrounded by bodies of water; in between 3 continents, unique resources.
Muhammad? Founder of Islam; conquered mecca; took over Kaaba.
Monotheism/ Allah Belief in one god. Allah; god of islam
5 pillars of islam Charity, prayer, fasting, pilgrimage, faith
How did Umayyad Dynasty unify it's empire? Arabic language, common money, the hajj pilgrimage.
What advancements took place during the Golden Age of the Abbasid Dynasty? Arabic number system, books on math and medicine, house of wisdom for professors.
The Abbasid empire's standing army: controlled the Abbasid empire in times of war and peace
What happened at the battle of torris? Charles Martel and Franks stopped Muslim Empire from expanding into rest of Western Europe
What made Al Andulas and Cordoba the leading city of Europe during the Middle Ages? Great Mosque, Libraries, Paved and lighted streets, Scientific and medical advancements.
savannah? grassland with scattered trees
Why were rivers important to the survival of Africans? -Major West african river? Irrigation, transportation, trade, communication. -The Niger River
How did Ghana Kings of west Africa become wealthy? By taxing trade
Why were people willing to trade salt for gold? Gold was needed as currency, in many empires salt was needed to visit his capital; Timbuktu
Griot? African story teller who passes down history
kinship-village-city-kingdom- Development of an African kingdom (urbanization)
What religion did the North Africa Berbers bring to West Africa ? Islam
How did Islam influence West African Culture during the Middle ages? -Arabic first written language - Muslim architecture - 5 pillars of islam
Mali capital that was a center of trade and learning where the 'camel met the canoe'? -Timbuktu
Large desert in the Northern section of West Africa? -Sahara
What was traded during Kongo and Portugal alliance of the Middle Ages? Kongo got guns, horses, and manufactured goods. Portugal got slaves
King Afonso of the Kongo Kingdom Alfonso cut off the slave trade, but later called on the Portuguese for help which reopened it.
Name some cause for the fall of the Roman Empire. -Split into 2 parts -Bad emperors -germanic tribes invaded
Name the leader and tribe that conquered the remaining part of western roman epire Clovis and the Franks Name of the Eastern part of the Roman Empire that remained 1,000 years longer than the western part?
Name of eastern part that remained 1000 t=years longer than the western part? Byzantine Empire
Term for the split of Christianity over icons that formed the Roman Catholic and Orthodox groups? Schism
Spiritual and political leader of the Roman Catholic Church? Pope
The roman catholic church pyramid 1. Pope 2. Cardinals 3. Bishops 4. Priests 5. nuns and monks
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