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Christianity

Church and state worked together to achieve goals

2

Excommunication

Cast out of church
Greatest punishment for Middle Age Christians

3

Popes

1. 900-1000s, Popes had little authority
2. (Papal) power slowly grew after Pope Leo IX
3. Leaders of own countries
4. Commanded armies to do their will
5. Kings disliked Popes getting more power.

4

How old is Islam?

1400 years

5

Where was Islam founded?

Modern day Saudi Arabia

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Who founded Islam?

Mohammed

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how many followers?

1.2 billion

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Pillars of Islam

1. Shahda: statement of faith
2. Salat: praying 5x/day to Mecca
3. Sawam: fasting during Ramadan
4. Zakat: donating $ to charity
5. Hajj: travel to Mecca once in life unless poor or sick

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Symbols of Islam

Our'an book
Star and crescent moon (Allah)