Ch 9: Understanding the Dark Ages

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The engaging video lessons in this chapter are designed to help you boost your understanding of the Dark Ages. You'll be able to review the major people and events from the fall of Rome to the spread of caliphates.

Understanding the Dark Ages - Chapter Summary

These helpful text and video lessons can help you to learn about or review the you'll examine the cultural and economic deterioration that occurred in Western Europe following the decline of the Roman Empire. The lessons cover the history of the church and the spread of Christianity and Islam, as well as provide an overview of the the Quran and Sharia Law. Once you have reviewed these lessons, you should be ready to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of how the church and the Byzantines became the heirs of Rome
  • Summarize the spread and decline of Christianity in Europe
  • Describe the Five Pillars of the Islamic Faith
  • Discuss the spread of Islam and the progress of the Caliphates

The brief video lessons allow you to work through the chapter at your own pace. Use the practice quizzes to assess your understanding of the Dark Ages topics. If you have questions about the subjects, submit them to one of our experts through the Dashboard. Use the Timeline feature to return to a specific section of any video for additional review.

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