This detailed presentation explores the rise and fall of the Umayyad Dynasty, with the emphases on the expansion of the Umayyads, how they build a unified empire in 3 ways, and the fall of the Umayyads. Side notes are included in most of the slides for more in depth information. One activity suggestion on how the Umayyads build a unified empire is also available on the side note.
For a continuation of this lesson, please see entitled WH010 The Abbasid Dynasty.
For a complete unit of The Rise of Muslim States, please see the presentation entitled WH3 Unit of The Rise of Muslim States. It is a complete set of 4 powerpoint presentations focusing on The Umayyad Dynasty (WH009), The Abbasid Dynasty (WH010), Muslim Contribution to the World (WH011), and The Return of the Umayyads (WH012).
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