Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads

Bedouins

Desert herders who went from oases to oases to find water fort for their camels, goats, and sheep.

Merchants

Villagers who handled most of trade.

Makkah

-Became the richest and largest crossroad for merchants
-Also known as Mecca

Kaaba

-A low square building surrounded by statues of gods and goddesses.
-Was believed that the great stone inside was from heaven.

Pilgrims

People who travel to a holy place.

Islam

Means "Surrender to the will of Allah"

Hijrah

-The journey of Muhammad and his followers to Yathrib.
-Means "breaking off relationships".

Islamic State

A government that uses its political power to uphold Islam.

A.D. 622

The first year of the new Muslim calendar.

Quran

Holy book of Islam.

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

NEW! Voice Recording

Create Set