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Who spread Islam and Arabic to other societies in Europe, Asia, and North Africa?

Muslim Merchants

1

What are the Five pillars of Islam?

Fasting, Pilgrimage, Faith, Prayer, Charity

2

What modern day country and what region in African did Islam dominate?

Egypt

3

List important consequences of the rise of the Islamic caliphates:

diffusion of Arabic, and Islam

4

Define Eastern Orthodox Church:

A branch of christianity that developed.

5

what is the Black Death? and how did it spread?

A plague that spread along the trade routes from Asia to Europe. It spread from fleas and rats.

6

What factors resulted in the end of the middle ages in Europe? (hint there are 4 causes)

The great Schism, Hundred year war, crusades, and Black Death

7

What were some political, economic, and cultural developments of the Tang and Song China?

Expansion of territory, paper, porcelain, and block printing

8

What were some technological advancements of the Tang and Song Dynasties?

Grand canal, compass, and block printing

9

what natural resource does the kingdom of Ghana trade?

salt&gold

10

what kind of an impact did the Mongols have on the conquered territories?

positive impact- safety, new rules, and trade
negative impact- death and war

11

true or false? individual rights increased as the English legal system developed?

true, the magna carte states that the king is not above the law.

12

Constantinople was a major trading route between what two areas?

Eastern& western Europe to Asia

13

what modern day empire dominated Peru and conquered by the Spanish?

Inca civilization

14

what Mesoamerica civilization used the writing form called quipu?

Inca