An ______ provided water for nomads
_________ is belief in one God. Allah is
the Arabic name for the monotheistic God of
_____ is the name of a religion, and Muslim
is the name of a person who practices Islam
Shi´a and Sunni
______ are factions that emerged
after a split occurred in the Muslim
community over the question of leadership.
Why were the Bedouins nomads?
because they had to migrate from place to place to find and grazing land in the desert for their
Why were the peninsula’s oases important to Bedouins? to farmers? to merchants?
Bedouins could acquire provisions in the . Farmers settled at oases to plant their . Merchants could use them as stopping off points along routes that crossed the peninsula.
Why was the Ka’aba important to pilgrims?
The Ka´aba was a religious shrine built by the prophet .
What are the Five Pillars of Islam? Click 5
- hard work
How did early Muslims treat Jews and Christians?
Muslims treated Jews and Christians with .
How did Muslims view the relationship between their lives and their religion?
Muslims connected their personal and religious lives in they did.
Why are Muhammad’s elected successors called the “rightly guided” caliphs?
because they all had known Muhammad and supported his mission and used the Qur´an and as guides to leadership
Why is Abraham important to Muslims?
because many Arabs believe themselves to be of Abraham
What caused the split between Sunnis and Shiites?
They disagreed over leadership issues. The thought the only a descendant of Muhammad could rule but the thought the Caliph, or ruler, should be elected.