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1

Islam was introduced by whom?

Muhammad

2

A journey to a sacred place is know as a what?

Pilgrimage

3

Geographers call Arabia a _______________ because it links Africa, Asia, and Europe.

Crossroads

4

The central teachings of _______ is that Allah is the only God and Muhammad is his prophet

Islam

5

Córdoba and ____________ were similar in that the were both centers in learning and culture.

Baghdad

6

The Niger River allowed many people to live in

West Africa

7

The belief that animals, trees, natural objects, and bodies of water have spirits

Animism

8

Most Famous ruler of Mali

Mansa Mansa

9

Men and woman in west African society were loyal to their

Extended families and age sets

10

People needed what in their diets making it very valuable.

Salt

11

Who took power away from local chiefs and religious leaders to gain more power.

Sundiata

12

What became a popular religion in Japan?

Buddhism

13

Starting in 1192 the shogun ruled what for about 700 years

Japan

14

The kamikaze was the Japanese name given to the storm that defeated who?

The Mongols

15

Who believed the family order should be father, mother, older then younger brother

Confucius

16

The main duty of the ________ warrior was to defend his daimyo and property

Samurai

17

Since most of Japan was mountainous and hard to farm, most Japanese lived on what kind of land?

Coastal plains

18

Raised roads across water or wet ground are called what?

Causeways

19

Cortes conquered who

The Aztecs

20

Pizzaro conquered who

The Incas

21

The best description of _______ society is the lower class farmed and the upper class led religious ceremonies.

Mayan

22

The ________ brought diseases like smallpox that helped conquer the Aztecs

Spaniards

23

The _____ road system was important because it connected all parts of the empire

Inca

24

Scandinavia is Europe's largest _________

Peninsula

25

________ try to convert others to a particular religion

Missionaries

26

Communities of _______ were called monasteries

Monks

27

A ______ was a small farmer who did not own land

Peasant

28

Because of his accomplishments ________ wanted to gain great power in Europe

Charlemagne

29

People on peninsulas became _________ and __________.

Seafarmers and traders

30

What people traveled the deserts in search of food and water

Nomadic