The Nation of Islam: Definition, Beliefs & History


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In what city was the Nation of Islam founded?

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1. Who became the Nation of Islam's most famous proponent in the 1950s and early 1960s?

2. What is NOT an aspect of the Nation of Islam's ideology?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will check your knowledge of the Nation of Islam. Topics include where it was founded and its proponents.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Where was the Nation of Islam founded
  • Who was the Nation's most famous member
  • The ideology of the Nation
  • Leader of the Nation

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Nation of Islam
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about its ideology
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding its affiliation with other religious movements and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about the Nation, study the lesson entitled The Nation of Islam: Definition, Beliefs & History. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details Wallace D. Fard forming the Nation of Islam
  • Explains the influence of Elijah Muhammad
  • Covers the goals of the Nation
  • Explores the Nation after the 1960s