Chapter 4 Notes Ap World History Essay

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Chapter 7 Terms
Al-Mahdi- 775-785 CE, 3rd Abbasid caliph tried but failed to reconcile Shi'a to Abbasid rule and failed to resolve succession problem
Harun al-Rashid- Great Abbasid ruler
Buyids- 10th century Dynasty that invaded and captured Baghdad. Ruled Abbasid Empire under title of sultan and kept Abbasids as figureheads
Seljuk Turks- Central Asian nomadic invaders. Sunnis who ruled in name of Abbasid caliphs from 11th century CE
Crusades- Military adventures launched by western Christians to free Holy Land from Muslims. Temporarily captured Jerusalem and established Christian kingdoms
Salah-uh-Din- 12th century CE Muslim leader. Conquered most crusader outposts
Ibn Khaldun- 1332-1406 century CE. Muslim historian. Developed
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As the empire was declining and the control was decreasing, the imagination and creativity of the people were at its peak. As the creativity increased, expansion increased as well.
The fall and the power of the dynasty weekend. As they weakened, the expansion through conquests was very powerful and successful. A lot of people still carried the Muhammad faith with them. Many people still traded. They exchanged a various amount of goods and ideas. The spread of Islamic culture had a major impact on the society. 2. How did contacts between Hindu society and Islam affect each civilization?
Contacts of Hindu society and Islamic culture had a very positive impact. Hinduism society introduced new ides including math and science. They had a major impact in mathematical achievements. They also contributed to the areas of astronomy within the Islamic culture.
Hinduism society also introduced scholars and more educational ideas. Arabic numerals were introduced. They say that they originally came from the Europeans. Medicine was also a huge accomplishment throughout the society. Music and entertainment improved and revolutionized the way of enjoyment. 3. What motivated the crusades and how did they affect the combatants
The crusades were a group of knights who wanted to capture the Islamic region. A lot people died in the city of Jerusalem. The knights conquered the city. The Jewish and Muslim people were killed. The

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