The Muslim world and Africa practice
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What are the two holiest cities in islam?
To which city did Muhammad and his followers flee and build a community of Islam based on Muhammad's teachings?
How did many small medieval African societies organize themselves and build unity among communities?
To which could devout Muslims turn to learn what God revealed to Muhammad?
Allowed them to reject marriage offers
How did Islam most immediately impact women in Arabia?
The caliphs conquered Persia and incorporated Persian transitions
Which of the following statements best describes how the Abbasid caliphate expanded?
Axum became increasingly isolated from its Islamic trading partners
Which statement best explains how Christianity influenced the development of Axum after A.D. 600?
Granted equality to non-Arab Muslims
What did the Abbasid empire do differently than the Umayyad empire?
It helped create unity and a money economy, and facilitated the spread of ideas and culture
Why was trade important to the Muslim empires?
It uses natural motifs in religious art
Which statement best describes the unique qualities of Islamic art?
Religious differences increased conflict between the two empires because each was composed of a different sect of Islam
How did the fact that the Safavids were Shiite Muslims affect relationships with the ottomans?
A.They centralized power
B. They organized elite military forces
C.They practiced religious toleration
What did Suleiman the Lawgiver and Abbas the Great have in common?
By linking them to a vast trade network
How did Muslims caliphates bring prosperity to many African kingdoms?
Great Rift Valley, Savannas
Which geographic feature best enabled migration in the interior of Africa?
Which activity most contributed to economic interdependence among west African peoples?