The Abbasid dynasty was very inclusive to many people, given the time period. This imperial territory extended from Spain along the coast of North Africa, through the Mediterranean basin, the Middle East, Central Asia, and even over to northwest India. (Gettleman, 2003, 7-8) This dynasty rules for 500 years as Sunnis and brought the Golden Age of Islam. This period of great prosperity for the Islamic world occurred during the Dark Ages of Western Europe. The fact that Europe was in an economic and cultural depression after the decline of the Roman Empire greatly assisted the growth of the Islamic empire.
He was crowned emperor in 1323 and he became the first Muslim ruler in west Africa. On this trip, Musa took along so much gold and was donating lots of it as he went along to many of the countries that were suffering and were less fortunate financially. It was told that his stop in Cairo, Egypt had
Source #6 points out that, “people going to Djenne to trade, reaps a large amount of profit. So because of Djenne, many caravans came to Timbuktu as well. But because, new caravans came to Timbuktu, it was more people to tax, which also gave them a large amount of profit. The third reason to why geography was the main factor for creating wealth and power in the West African Empires, is because of the trade routes. The West African Empires were located near the Niger River.
"...Constantine made Christianity the state religion: stating there was 'No distinction between realm of Caesar and the realm of God. ' Under Constantine, pagan temples were confiscated, their treasuries were used to build churches and support clergy, and laws were adjusted for Christian ethics."(Ponticelli,J. "_The_Split_Of_The_Empire" Class Reading, Oct. 6,2015). Due to Rome, Christianity was able to grow and expand into the religion it is today. About 32 percent of people in the world follow
Chinese silk was a commodity of great importance and was in great demand in the Mediterranean. Increased trade also led to the development of caravan cities along the
The Great Awakening was a time in American history where a God’s word spread rapidly all over the American Colonies during the 1730’s and the 1770’s. During this time period there were a two key figures during this time period who helped spread the Word of God to the American Colonies. These figures were, Jonathan Edwards and George Whitefield, and each man had their own way of advancing the Kingdom of God. All spoke with such vivaciousness that people from all over came to hear them preach. With this new revival taking place in America people started leaving the old churches and attending the new sermons.
It’s the migration that with the largest amount of movement among the United States and it’s the most recent movement where the narratives of people during that time have been collected. What makes it even more great is the fact that this migration didn’t happen long ago and that it has technically inspired the Modern Migration that is happening now, as the relatives of those who’ve moved from the South to Northern and Western areas are now moving right back down to the
Trade also introduced Arab and Islamic culture, along with the Arabic writing system. Expansion also brought major cities, like Gao and Timbuktu, that became well-known to the outside world. In fact, after Mansa Musa delivered the imperial gold to Mecca and Egypt, maps began to appear with the Mali Empire and Timbuktu labeled. Timbuktu can be considered to be the most famous and one of the most important cities culturally.
In twenty years, the founders would not know whether or not they will still need slaves, to make everyone happy, they decided to continue the slave trade for 20 more years, after that no more slaves would be brought into America. Thus, this made the people who wanted slavery to continue elated since the population will expand. The protesters against slavery were in no match to change the outcome, so instead of making the slave trade infinite, the 20 years would help, since all the slaves would eventually diminish to a small quantity. Surely they all realized that having some of their wishes granted was better than nothing. This was a compromise to make the majority of the representatives happy, without everyone happy the constitution would have had no way of being ratified.
From the founding of the empire, the rulers claimed to be a descendant of Ali, one of the first caliphs of Islam. Compared to the Ottoman empire, this empire was extremely religious. The Safavid rulers made their religion, Shiism, a required religion in the empire. Abbas, a ruler of the Safavid empire, slowly pressured each non-Muslim community to change to the religion of Islam. After this conversion, all non-Muslim buildings, books, and other religious items, were taken from the communities.
Before 300 CE, Rome was polytheistic, believed in multiple gods. Being polytheistic was a benefit because of all the cultural diffusion in their large area and grand population. The supernatural world is very significant in the roman cultural belief system.Then in 300 CE, Romans adopted Christianity as their religion. Before hand, christians were executed and lowered ranked, when Christianity was not their main religion. Romans changed their minds because when Constantine was ruler he promised Jesus and his mother “If you will give me victory in this battle, then I will officially become a Christian.” He won the battle and fulfilled his promise.
Why did Christianity take hold in the Ancient World? Christianity started off with only a few followers, but has grown into the most practiced religion in the world. About 2,000 years ago a man by the name of Jesus was born into the Roman ruled city of Jerusalem. Jesus was raised in a community of Jewish followers, and followed the Jewish law himself. Jesus believed that he was the messiah, the savior whom profits predicted would one day bring peace to the people of Israel.
America is one of the richest and safest place in the whole wide world. I was born in Egypt and came to California when I was 10 years old, I love it here. The reason I came to America was because of safety, but now that a lot of people have weapons it 's not as safe anymore. We should make a law about limiting people’s weapons and only people who actually need it shall have it.
America was built on immigration; Europeans came to America in search of a new life and the rest of the world followed. People came to America for all different reasons: to flee war, to escape oppression, to have a voice in the government, to worship freely, and to leave poverty behind. Little has changed in the past five hundred years; people are still coming to America in search of a new life. According to a Gallup survey reported by Jon Clifton between 2007 and 2012, 150 million adults want to move to America. This number is 23% of the total 640 million who want to leave their country permanently (Clifton).