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Ch 10: McDougal Littell World History Chapter 10: The Muslim World, 600-1251

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The Muslim World, 600-1251 chapter of this McDougal Littell World History Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with the founding and spread of Islam. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Muslim World, 600-1251 textbook chapter.

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Chapter Topics

You'll learn all of the history topics covered in the textbook chapter, including:

  • Muhammed's life and characteristics of Near East society during his time
  • Fundamentals of Islam, including the Five Pillars, the Quran and Sharia law
  • Similarities and differences between Judaism, Christianity and Islam
  • Progress of the Caliphates and the spread of Islam
  • Muslim artistic, medical, literary and scientific achievements

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5 Lessons in Chapter 10: McDougal Littell World History Chapter 10: The Muslim World, 600-1251
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Mohammed and the Birth of Islam

1. Mohammed and the Birth of Islam

Out of the deserts of Arabia would come a man who would change the world. He was Mohammed, founder of the religion of Islam, and this lesson serves as a brief summary of his life and the founding of the religion of Islam.

Five Pillars of the Islamic Faith: Overview, the Quran & Sharia Law

2. Five Pillars of the Islamic Faith: Overview, the Quran & Sharia Law

The Five Pillars of Islam are the foundation of the world's second largest faith. They are characterized by a simplicity that encourages peaceful cooperation between people, which is one reason for the religion's widespread devotion. This lesson will detail each of the five and show how they relate to the daily lives of practicing Muslims.

People of the Book: Comparing Judaism, Christianity and Islam

3. People of the Book: Comparing Judaism, Christianity and Islam

The religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are often seen as competing doctrines and faiths by observers and adherents. Yet, a summary investigation of their doctrines illustrates they have much in common. This lesson will examine these similarities in greater detail.

The Spread of Islam and the Progress of the Caliphates

4. The Spread of Islam and the Progress of the Caliphates

After the death of Mohammed, Islam continued to spread through Arabia, the Middle East and Africa. This lesson is an overview of Islam's progress from the faith of Mecca to a faith for all the world.

Muslim Learning: Scientific, Artistic, Medical & Literary Accomplishments

5. Muslim Learning: Scientific, Artistic, Medical & Literary Accomplishments

The Abbasid caliphate (750-1258 CE) oversaw the Golden Age of Islam. Learn about the accomplishments of Muslim scholars in art, literature, science, medicine and mathematics during this time.

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