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  1. Shiite Muslims
  2. Theocracy
  3. Why is Islam not only a religion, but a way of life?
  4. What four things allowed the Muslims to easily conquer the people of India?
  5. How did Muslims treat nonbelievers of Islam?
  1. a Government ruled by a religious leader
  2. b 1. Hindus had only one warrior caste to fight
    2. Hindu generals sabotaged each other to try and get the glory
    3. Hindu war elephants spooked in battle and trampled soldiers
    4. Hindu military tactics were out of date because of isolationism
  3. c They forced the polytheists to either convert or be enslaved or killed; they charged Christians and Jews special taxes because they worshiped the same God as the Muslims
  4. d Muslims that believe only descendants of Muhammad and his son-in-law Ali should rule
  5. e Because in order to be a good Muslim, you must follow all the rules of Islam, and these rules pretty much define how you are to live your life

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Tower found at a mosque that people use to call the faithful to prayer
  2. It was over who should be the next ruler of Islam; the two groups are the Sunnis and the Shiites; the Sunnis believe anyone can rule as long as the follow the teachings of Muhammad; the Shiites believe only descendants of Muhammad can rule
  3. Trip from Mecca to Medina that Muhammad took when he found out his life was in danger; marks the start of the Muslim calendar
  4. Arabic name for God
  5. They were hired as a military for the Abbasids when the people started to rebel against their rule since they had grown greedy and corrupt and the Turks eventually decided since they were the real power in the Empire, that they would take over and rule it themselves

5 True/False questions

  1. Abu BakrMuhammad's father-in-law who would take over the leadership of the Muslims when Muhammad died


  2. SaladinHoly month when Muslims are expected to fast from sun up to sun down as part of Pillars of Islam


  3. JihadPerson who called Muslims to prayer, but later became the title of the leaders of the Shiite Muslims


  4. SultanMeans "ruler"; title taken by the Seljuk Turks when they ruled the Muslim Empire


  5. What are the four things a good Muslim can't do?1. Eat pork
    2. Gamble
    3. Drink Alcohol
    4. Worship Idols