Ch 14: The Eastern Mediterranean: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The Eastern Mediterranean chapter of this High School World History Help and Review course is the simplest way to learn about the Eastern Mediterranean. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of the topic.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering high school world history material will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to learn the subject. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding the birth of Islam or the Eastern Mediterranean
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning history (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about the Eastern Mediterranean
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra history learning resources

How it works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Eastern Mediterranean chapter exam.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Eastern Mediterranean chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any question about the Eastern Mediterranean. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any Web-ready device.

Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in an Eastern Mediterranean unit of a standard high school world history course. Topics covered include:

  • Constantine
  • Mohammed and the birth of Islam
  • The Arab-Islamic empire
  • The rise and fall of the Abbasids
  • The Sasanid empire

10 Lessons in Chapter 14: The Eastern Mediterranean: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Justinian's Code of Law and Roman Emperors After Constantine

1. Justinian's Code of Law and Roman Emperors After Constantine

This lesson will highlight the emperors after Constantine. It will specifically explore the reign of Justinian and the famous Justinian code of law. It will also discuss the Apostate and the battle of Adrianople.

Mohammed and the Birth of Islam

2. 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.

Sasanid Empire: History, Society & Religion

3. Sasanid Empire: History, Society & Religion

This lesson explores the Sasanid Empire. In doing so, it highlights the reign of Khosro I, Zoroastrianism, and the social stratification within the empire.

Constantine & the Eastern Roman Empire

4. Constantine & the Eastern Roman Empire

This lesson will explain the reign of Constantine and his move to Constantinople. It will focus on the advantages of its location, its ties to Roman law, and its homogeneous Christian population.

The Qur'an and the Hadith: Islamic Revelation

5. The Qur'an and the Hadith: Islamic Revelation

This lesson will focus on the Koran and the Hadith as sacred texts of Islam. In doing so, it will highlight the Muslim monotheistic belief in Allah and the revelation of the Koran to Muhammad.

The Arab-Islamic Empire: Emergence, Establishment & Expansion

6. 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 Umayyad Dynasty: Rulers & Warfare

7. The Umayyad Dynasty: Rulers & Warfare

This lesson explores Islam after the death of Mohammed. In doing this, it highlights the culture and conflicts of the Umayyad Dynasty and its ruling caliphs.

The Abbasid Caliphate's Rise to Power

8. The Abbasid Caliphate's Rise to Power

This lesson will explore the Abbasids and the Golden Age of Islam. In doing this, it will highlight the role of the caliph, viziers, and the growth of trade within the empire.

The Fall of the Abbasids & the Rise of Regional Dynasties

9. The Fall of the Abbasids & the Rise of Regional Dynasties

This lesson will explore the rise and fall of the Abbasid empire. It will explain how wealth, civil unrest, and slave revolt let to the fall of the Abbasids and the rise of regional dynasties.

Yasser Arafat: Quotes & Biography

10. Yasser Arafat: Quotes & Biography

Yasser Arafat was a prominent anti-Israel activist known for his leadership role in the Palestinian Liberation Organization. In this lesson, you will learn about his early life, political career, and important quotes.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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