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Story of the World, Vol 2, Chapter 7 & 8

ruler and judge
Muhammad was more than a prophet. He also served as a what?
hungry and thirsty
The people of Medina had a problem. They were __________.
Attack the caravans and give to the poor
Muhammad's solution for the food shortage in Medina.
The Meccans were ANGRY about being attacked. They fought for ________________?
The two cities continued to fight for _________years.
Muhammed's army defeated Mecca
The fight between Mecca and Medina ended when __________.
The city Muhammad declared a holy place
Every faithful Muslim
Is supposed to visit Mecca once during their lifetime
Didn't like each other
What was the deal with the people of North and South China
North China
Where was Yang Chien from?
South China
Who did Yang Chien invade and defeat?
Yang Chien founded this dynasty
People in Northern and Southern China could not travel easily to each others territories because of _____________.
The Yangtze and the Yellow Rivers
What rivers seperated Northern and Southern China
The Grand Canal
The Sui emperors had a new river called the ________ dug to northern China with Southern China.
The emperors ___________ men, women and children to dig the Grand Canal.
Emperor Yangdi
Who went for a ride on the Grand Canal when it was finished.
rebelled, killed
The people of China ___________ against Yangdi and ___________ him.
Three things Li Yuan did to make his people happy
He made the cities stronger and cleaner, he allowed the people to freely worship in any religion, and he encouraged trade with other countries.
Everybody was happy and wealthy
The Tang Dynasty is called the "Golden Age" of China because ____________
they carved words into wooden blocks and dipped them in ink
How the Chinese printed books
lacquer trees
The Chinese used sap from this to paint on wood and cloth. It dried to a hard finish.
gun powder
this was invented by the Chinese by accident
danced to the music
What did the horses do that frightened the soldiers
The ruler of Mecca
Muhammad died
Why were the Muslims worried and concerned
Abu bakr
The new leader, or caliph of the Islamic empire after Muhammad died
Stronger and larger
Under the rule of the caliphs, the Islamic empire became ___________________?
The capital of the new Islamic empire
Beautiful buildings, running water, libraries, and its thinkers
What is Baghdad known for?
the adventure
Why did Sinbad become a sailor?
a wooden tub
What did Allash send Sinbad so he would not drown in the sea
a large bird's egg
Sinbad found a large, white dome on an island. It turned out to be what?
unwrapping his turban, tying one end to his waist, and the other end to a birds leg
Sinbad escaped the island with the large egg by doing what?
Sinbad landed in a beautiful valley, but it was full of ____________.
Sinbad filled his pockets with _____________ when he was in the Valley of the Snakes
Sinbad got up the cliff by holding up what