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Why Did Islam Spread So Quickly?

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Amelia Merwin

on 10 November 2014

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Transcript of Why Did Islam Spread So Quickly?

Why Did Islam Spread So Quickly? Day 3
Do Now - Friday, November 7
Read the short pararaph.

Discuss 2 reasons why Mecca was "prosperous and important".



Question #5
Judging from both the map and the description on the page,
why was Mecca a trade center for the Arabian Peninsula?
Question #6
How does this document explain why Islam
might have spread so quickly?

Make predictions based on the evidence in the map.

I predict that...
I infer that...
Use two colors.

Mark the land trade
routes in one color.

Mark the sea trade
routes in a different
Pass Back Exit Tickets!
Review Exit Ticket
In 1521 CE, a Spanish general named Cortez sailed to Mexico and
the Aztec people before
he returned home to Spain
. As a result, people speak Spanish in Mexico today. What type of Cultural Diffusion is this?
According to Islam, Muhammad received messages from God on Mount_______. He was from the city of Mecca, which housed an important shrine called the ________. Before Islam started, this shrine was where people kept ______ which they worshipped. Because Muhammad's ideas were unpopular, he left and moved to the city of _________. However, he eventually returned to _______ and decreed that the shrine would now be dedicated to _________.
Have your HW open to Page 4 to receive credit.
Work with a partner.

Questions #1-4
Out of 10 points!

Make-Ups (Absences & Low Scores) are Thursdays!

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Quality Work!
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