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Unit 4 - 9th

Unit 4: Belief Systems (required)

TermDefinition
Animism (beliefs, influence) worship nature, influenced Africa
Buddhism (origin, founder, beliefs) Began in India by Siddhartha Gautama. Beliefs in dharma, karma, and, reincarnation, but rejected the caste system and want to reach Nirvana
caste system Hinduism social class system, people are born into class
Christianity (founder, beliefs, influence) founded by Jesus, it was monotheistic and followed the 10 Commandments, influenced Europe
Diaspora spreading of the Jewish people as a result of Roman attacks
5 Pillars of Faith Rules of Islam, 1.pray 5 times a day 2.belief in 1 god (Allah), 3.take a hajj to Mecca, 4.fast during Ramada, 5.give to the poor
hajj take a pilgrimage (trip) to Mecca under Islam's 5 Pillars of Faith
Hinduism (origin, belief) began in India, believes in dharma, karma, and reincarnation as the caste system
Islam (founder, beliefs, influence) founded by Muhammad, it was monotheistic and followed the 5 Pillars of Faith, influenced Middle East
Judaism (founder, beliefs, influence) founded by Abraham, it was monotheistic and followed the 10 Commandments, influenced Israel
monotheistic (monotheism) belief in one god
monotheistic religions (3 total) Islam, Judaism, Christianity
mosque Muslim place of worship
Muhammad founder of Islam
Nirvana Goal of Buddhism which ends the cycle of rebirth
Quran Muslim holy book
reincarnation Hinduism and Buddhism belief that you are reborn after you die
Siddhartha Gautama founder of Buddhism
10 Commandments rules of Christianity and Judaism
Torah Jewish holy book
Shinto (belief, influence) worship nature, influenced Japan
Created by: Moschak