Umayyad and Abbasid Dynasty

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UMAYYAD AND ABBASID
DYNASTY
I S L AM
N I N T H G R AD E
G L O B AL C U L T U R E S
DATE: TUESDAY,
NOVEMBER 12
TSWBAT describe and discuss conquest and the
reasons ancient civilizations’ desire for expansion
and conquest; explain the importance of the Battle
of Tours for the future of Europe; describe
weaknesses in Arab rule that led to revolts against
Umayyad’s.
Warm-Up: Answer these q’s in your NOTES then discuss as a class:
1) what does the word “conquest” mean?
2) why would people want to conquer others?
Activity: PPT; Islam expansion, the Umayyad’s, and Battle of
Tours video
Current Assignments
• Vocabulary terms
• Two paragraph summary
of Arab Expansion
• Pencil
• binder
Past Due
Assignments
What do I need
for class today?
THE UMAYYADS: WITH MANY
CONQUESTS, COMES GREAT STRUGGLE
• Umayyad Dynasty was created by a caliph named
Mu’awiyah (MOO-UH-wee-uh) in 661 AD.
• Umayyad conquests were set into motion starting with
North Africa.
• The Umayyads then occupied and conquered most of
Spain in 725 AD.
• The Islamic expansion in Europe came to halt when the
Muslim were defeated at the Battle of Tours
THE BATTLE OF TOURS
• The Leader of the Franks (the French) was Charles
Martel. ---Christians
VS.
• The Leader of the Moors (The Muslim Arab Empire)
was Abd-er Rahman ---Muslims
• The Battle of Tours
ARAB CONQUEST COMES TO A HALT
• The Muslim troops were destroyed by the Byzantine
Empire and the Arab advance into Europe officially
came to an end in 750AD.
• However, after many successful conquests, the
Arab Umayyad Dynasty had created an enormous
Empire.
A SPLIT IN ISLAM
• Many non-Arab Muslims (Persians, Europeans) disliked
the way administrators favored Arab Muslims
• Financial trouble
• The vast Empire was difficult to rule
• Many distant areas began to develop their own
power and became hostile to their Umayyad rules
• Muslims split into two groups:
• Shia: believed only descendants of Ali were true
rulers of Islam
• Sunni: believed that any Muslim could rule
DATE:
WEDNESDAY,
NOVEMBER 13
TSWBAT analyze a map; compare and contrast
the strength and weakness of the Abbasid
Dynasty; compare and contrast Muslim
governments of the past and future
Warm-Up: open your book to page 196 and get out your closing
question from yesterday and share it with your classmates!
Activity: analyze a map, strength/weakness chart, discussion
questions
• Vocabulary terms
• Two paragraph
summary on Islamic
expansion
Current Assignments
Past Due
Assignments
• Book
• Pencil
• binder
What do I need
for class today?
ABBASID DYNASTY
LET’S DISCUSS
• Evaluate by comparing and contrasting:
• What did the Abbasid Dynasty do
differently than the Umayyad’s? (Describe
how this helped)
• What did the Abbasid and Umayyad do
similarly?
• Input your own thought:
• Explain changes would you have made to
the Abbasid Dynasty to help correct some
of their weaknesses?
DATE: FRIDAY
NOVEMBER 15
TSWBAT analyze a video clip and discuss the
importance of art and textiles in the early Islamic
world; create an Islamic textile; research
Warm-Up: IN your notes, why is art importance for a civilization?
What is a textile?– we will discuss!!
Activity: watch video clip and answer video questions sheet;
discuss; read and highlight details in research sheet begin creation
of textile
• Vocabulary
• Summary
Current Assignments
Past Due
Assignments
• Binder
• Pencil
• Video sheet
• Markers
• Construction
paper
What do I need
for class today?
EMPIRE OF FAITH: VIDEO CLIP
• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1PxJomypQE
• Start around 37:00 for textiles

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