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Unit 6: Islam

Social Studies

Islam A monotheistic religion based on the teachings of Muhammad.
Oasis A water hole in the desert where fresh water is available.
Prophet Member of religion who delivers messages from God.
Muhammad A prophet of Islam who introduced monotheism to a polytheistic society.
Revelation A sign or message from God.
5 Pillars The guidelines to living: fasting, praying, belief, charity, and pilgrimage.
Shari'ah Islamic Code of Law; No gambling, eating pork, or drinking.
Mosque A place of worship with courts and schools inside.
Name 4 physical features that impact the Arabian Peninsula. Desert, Oasis, Coastal Plain, and Mountains.
How can you adapt to the 4 physical features of the Arabian Peninsula? Oasis- gives fresh water Desert- people live as nomads Coastal Plain- used for farming Mountains- shelter, larger farming space
What is Muhammad remembered for? preaching Islam
What is the Qu'ran? Islamic Holy Text
What are the two groups that Muslims split into? Shia and Sunni
What are the three Muslim Empires? Arab, Ottoman, and Mogul
What are three ways that the religion of Islam Spread? trade, conquering land, and teaching
How did trade help the expansion of the Muslim Empires? Trade helped to increase the economy.
How did trade help to spread Islam? As people are buying and selling goods, they are sharing news about Islam.
Describe the roles of women. Women manage families, own property, inherit wealth, and invest in trade.
Created by: Flatrock17