A Changing Culture
Kari, Jazmine, and Tiffany
The Bringing Together
-Islam had been a religion that appealed mostly only Arabs. But the Abbasids invited all people in the community to join in.
-This attracted people from many different cultures.
-Trade was one way that Islam spead. The exchange helped bring Islam to places like West Africa and Southeast Asia.
-The Abbasids adopted a persian syle of government that cut them off from the people.
-The caliph (ruler), was hidden behind a screen so that he could not be seen.
-The Abbasids relied on Persian government officials to watch over what is happening.