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Our World Today Ch4
|religious journey to Makkah
|area formed from soil deposited by a river at its mouth
|small particles of rich soil
|green area in a desert fed by underground water
|underground rock layers that store large amounts of water
|an all-powerful leader
|use of violent acts against civilians to achieve certain goals
|form of government in which a king or queen is head of state but elected officials run the government
|place of worship for followers of Islam
|settlement where property is shared
|a settlement where people share in farming, production and selling, but each person may own private property as well.
|nomadic desert peoples who follow a traditional way of life
|dry riverbeds filled by rainwater from rare downpours
|process that takes salt out of seawater
|area that is built up by rich fertile soil left by river floods
|an order that restricts trade with another country
|title given to kings who ruled Iran
|government run by Muslim religious leaders
|What are the 3 major world religions?
|Judaism, Christianity, Islam
|What do all 3 religions claim as their holy city?
|What is the oldest of the 3 major religions?
|What is the largest of the three major religions?
|Muslims are people that practice what religion?
|What is the only city in the world that is located on two continents?
|What body of water in Southwest Asia is the saltiest and lowest in the world?
|What is Iraq's major export?
|What type of government does Jordan have?
|Who is the present ruler of Jordan?
|King Abdullah II
|What country holds 25% of the world's oil?
|What are Bedouins?
|nomadic Arab people who follow a traditional way of life
|What is the Arab Spring?
|Arab awakening; A revolutionary movement of protests and demonstrations in the Arab world
|What is the Suez Canal?
|Man-made open water channel that connects the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea
|Belief in one god
|Belief in more than one god
|What nation in Southwest Asia has land in both Europe and Asia?
|What was Istanbul once named by the Romans?
|The nation of Israel is the site of conflict between which 2 groups, both of whom claim the area as their historical homeland?
|Palestinians and Israelits