Review District Interim 1

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Review District Interim 1
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2013-12-09 12:54:43
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Review for District Interim #1
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  1. In ancient Arabia, the availability of __________ and grazing land were two factors which determined where nomadic tribes migrated.
    water
  2. In A.D. 610, Muhammad named his new faith Islam and the followers of this religion __________.
    Muslims
  3. Like Judaism and Christianity, Islam is a __________ religion.
    monotheistic
  4. The __________ is the most significant piece of Islamic religious literature because Muslims believe it represents the exact words of Allah.
    Qur'an
  5. In A.D. 630, Muhammad captured Mecca and established the first Muslim house of worship, called a __________, in the city.
    mosque
  6. The Umayyad dynasty helped integrate the societies of conquered civilizations into its own by allowing __________ to hold important government positions.
    non-Muslims
  7. When Abd al Malik became caliph of the Muslim empire in A.D. 685, he made __________, which helped spread Islamic ideas and knowledge to other cultures.
    Arabic the official language
  8. A Muslim mathematician named Al-Khwarizmi fully developed __________ and wrote one of the first books on the subject, calling it al-Jabr.
    algebra
  9. The MOST sought after trade items of the Empire of Ghana were __________.
    gold and salt
  10. The Mali Empire profited more from trans-Saharan trade than Ghana did because __________.
    it taxed and controlled nearly all trade passing through West Africa
  11. The Arabic language spread to Ghana primarily after __________ .
    Muslim merchants settled down in Ghana
  12. Mansu Musa was a great ruler and a devout Muslim. He led the empire of _________.
    Mali
  13. Village governments in medieval West Africa were developed based on __________.
    kinship

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