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Historical Understandings To play the game, go to the next slide and click on a point value to go to a question. To go to final Wrap-Up click on Final Wrap-Up at the bottom of the main screen.
Team 1Team 2Team 3Team 4 Team 5 Wager board
What are the three major religious groups in Southwest Asia (Middle East)?
Christianity, Islam, Judaism score board
What are the two major Islamic groups of Muslims?
Sunni and Shia score board
What Islamic religious group includes the Kurds?
Sunni Muslim score board
What religion is associated with the Zionists?
From what religion did Christianity come?
Judaism score board
What is the current name of Persia?
Iran score board
In what city did Islam begin?
Mecca score board
What place, created from the Ottoman Empire, is a holy site for Jews, Muslims, and Christians?
Palestine score board
What country was created as a homeland for the Jews?
Israel score board
What city is referred to as the city of the prophet?
Medina score board
From whom do Arabs believe they are descended?
Ishmael score board
Who was the founder of Islam?
Muhammad score board
Who was the leader of Iraq when the United States declared war in 2003?
Saddam Hussein score board
Who was the founding figure of Christianity?
Jesus score board
What emperor made Christianity an approved religion in the Roman Empire?
Constantine score board
To what man does Judaism trace its origins?
Abraham score board
What was the name for the Hebrew God?
Yahweh score board
Who led the Hebrews out of slavery in Egypt?
Moses score board
Where did David establish a capital for the Hebrews?
Jerusalem score board
What was the name of the promised land for the Jews?
Canaan score board
Why did the United Nations try to stop Iraq from taking over Kuwait in 1990?
Iraq’s actions threatened the supply of oil. score board
Why did the United States bomb and invade Afghanistan in 2001?
They believed the Afghanistan government was offering safety to al- Qaeda. score board
Why did the United States go to war against Iraq in 2003?
The United States claimed Iraq was developing nuclear weapons and offering aid to groups like al-Qaeda. score board
In what war did the Holocaust occur?
World War II score board
What was the name for the military action against Iraq in 2003?
Operation Iraqi Freedom score board
What is the meaning of anti-semitism?
Opposition (or hatred) of the Jews score board
What is the term for someone who had to leave his home because of war?
Refugee score board
What was the name of the period when millions of Jews were killed in concentration camps?
Holocaust score board
What is a Muslim term for leader or ruler?
Caliph score board
What is the name for a religion that believes in one god?
Monotheistic score board
Make your wager on the scoreboard scoreFinal Question
What is the holy book for each of these religions—Islam, Christianity, Judaism?