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Ch 34: Praxis Middle School Social Studies: Muslim Civilizations

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Complete the lessons and assessments of this chapter to fortify your knowledge of the Islamic empires, the spread of Islam in India and Africa and the accomplishments of the Golden Age of Islam as you prepare for the Praxis Middle School: Social Studies exam.

Praxis Middle School Social Studies: Muslim Civilizations - Chapter Summary

Watch these lesson videos to improve upon your knowledge of the rise and spread of Islam. In these lesson videos, our professional instructors will help you prepare for related questions on the Praxis Middle School: Social Studies exam about the:

  • Emergence and establishment of the Arab-Islamic Empire
  • Ottoman Empire
  • Rise of Islam in Africa
  • Berbers and trans-Saharan caravan trade
  • Impact of Islam on the history and culture of India
  • Scientific, artistic, medical and literary accomplishments of the Golden Age of Islam

Take advantage of the versatility of these lessons and watch them on your Internet-ready mobile devices if you have a spare moment, but are not at your computer. Following these lesson videos, read the lesson transcripts, written overviews of the lessons that will help you reinforce your retention of the information. After you review the material, test your understanding by completing the lesson quizzes.

6 Lessons in Chapter 34: Praxis Middle School Social Studies: Muslim Civilizations
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The Rise of Muslim States in Africa

1. The Rise of Muslim States in Africa

In this lesson, you will explore the rise of Islam in Africa and discover how Muslim states grew in size and power. Then, test your understanding with a brief quiz.

Islam's Spread in West Africa

2. Islam's Spread in West Africa

This lesson explains the gradual spread of Islam into West Africa. In doing so, it discusses the influence of the Berbers and the trans-Saharan caravan trade of the Saharan region.

Islamic Expansion & Influence in India

3. Islamic Expansion & Influence in India

While Islam would never manage to convert more than a small percentage of India's population, it would have a considerable impact on the history of India, as well as the development of culture in the subcontinent.

Muslim Learning: Scientific, Artistic, Medical & Literary Accomplishments

4. 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.

The Arab-Islamic Empire: Emergence, Establishment & Expansion

5. The Arab-Islamic Empire: Emergence, Establishment & Expansion

This lesson will trace the emergence of the Arab-Islamic Empire. It will focus on the Islamic faith, the rule of Abu Bakr, and the Golden Age of Islam under the Abbasid Dynasty.

The Ottoman Empire

6. The Ottoman Empire

This lesson will be a brief survey of the Ottoman Empire. It will highlight the ghazis, Osman, and Suleiman. It will also highlight the decline of the empire due to its involvement with Russia and the other powers of Europe.

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