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Exam 4

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Homo erectus
Evolved in Africa and was first Hominid to leave there.
Neandertals
traveled through the region
Homo Sapiens
Evolved in South Africa through middle east
Crusades
Spice trade dominated by Arabs
WW1
British and Islamic Turks
Why do we care about Middle East
OIL
How much oil do we use
25% and 20 million barrels a day
W.K. D'Arcy
Favorable concession from Iran to search for oil
Zargos Fold Belt Field
Discovered in 1908 by D'Arcy
Iran oil production
4 million barrels a day out of Zargos reserves
Middle East
Area between Africa, Asia and Europe
Tribes in Middle East
Patrilineal (Male oriented)
Assyrians today
Iran
Pax Romana
Roman Peace (people had to pay taxes, slaves caught and merchants make money)
Roman Falls
415 A.D.
Sunni
Believed the koran and that islam could be more moderate in their views
Shi'a
smaller group of conservatives. Strict adherence to koran.
Mecca
Saudia Arabia
Battle of Tours, OCt 10, 732
Battle that stopped islamic conquest
Charles Martel
Duke of the Franks