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Core 7 Social Studies

nomads People who move from place to place instead of settling somewhere permanently
oasis A desert area that is fertile because it has a source of water
clan A group of people related by blood or marriage, each with its own unit of government
Allah The Muslim name for God
monotheism Term for the belief that there is only one God
pilgrimage A journey to a sacred place
Bedouins Nomadic Arab herders whose fighting skills helped create the Muslim Empire
caravan A company of travelers journeying together, such as merchants moving their goods across the Sahara by camel
Mecca Western Arabian city that was an important center of religion and trade and was the birthplace of Muhammad
Abraham Important historical figure in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam whom many Arabs believe build the Ka'aba in Mecca
Created by: ShariBH