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Document AWhat year is shown on this map? How does this relate to the history of Islam?Name three cities that are easy to reach by trade routes from Mecca.What two empires are shown on this map, and where are they in relation to Arabia?Name four areas these trade routes went to that are outside the boundaries of this map.Judging from both the map and the quotation on this page, why was Mecca a trade center for the Arabian Peninsula?How does this document explain why Islam might have spread so quickly? Document B According to verse 33:35 of the Qur’an, what are the qualities of someone who is favored by God?What does verse 5:32 suggest about the value of human life?Examine verse 2:188. What does it suggest about Islam’s view of private property?According to verse 22:39, when are Muslims allowed to fight?How does this document explain how Islam spread so quickly? Document C By what year had each of the following come under Muslim control?MeccaJerusalemCairoBaghdadSaragossaHow far north did Islam spread in the 600s? How far east?What does this map tell you about Muhammad’s followers?How does this document explain how Islam spread so quickly?See verse 22.39 in the Qur’an (Doc B). Does this verse conflict with Doc C or help explain it?Document D What was the ghazu? What was the ummah?What was the purpose of the ghazu in the years before Islam?How did Islam change the way the ghazu worked?Why were the Arabs able to conquer much of Persia and parts of Byzantium?How does this document explain how Islam spread so quickly?Document E What responsibility is given to the caliph in the first duty?What responsibilities are listed in duties 2, 3, and 4?In American society, who is responsible for these non-religious tasks?What was the Pact? (see Note)How does this document explain how Islam spread so quickly?How might the Pact explain how Islam spread so quicklyDocument F Who was the Muslim army fighting in this account?To whom did the Muslims attribute their victory?Whose version of the battle is this? Why is this important to note?How did the people of Hims (the Syrians) feel about the Muslims?How does this document help explain why Islam spread so quickly?Part 2:In 2-3 paragraphs, summarize the BIG question, “Why did Islam spread so quickly?” (Take 2-3 facts per document to help support your answer). ................
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