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14 08, 2017

Brigham Young – Mormon religion

By |2019-02-23T14:15:13-07:00August 14th, 2017|History|0 Comments

Brigham Young in the 1840s And after they killed Joseph Smith? After a mob killed Joseph Smith, the Mormons chose a new leader, Brigham Young (BRIG-am yung) and wisely left Illinois. The Mormon Church American religion All our American history articles Where did the Mormons move to? In 1847, Brigham Young decided that the Mormons [...]

26 07, 2017

Medieval Islamic women

By |2017-07-26T23:13:36-07:00July 26th, 2017|Islam, People|0 Comments

Mohammed with his daughter Fatima (she's in the front) Mohammed loved and admired the women in his life. He tried to give women more rights than they had before in Arabia, or under Roman and Sassanian law. The Quran tried to make rules that would help women. In general women had more rights under Islam than they had had before. [...]

26 07, 2017

Medieval Islamic people

By |2019-10-04T07:36:04-07:00July 26th, 2017|Islam, People|0 Comments

Medieval Islamic people: A plate from the Fatimid period (1000s AD), Egypt Children in the medieval Islamic world Children in the Islamic Empire generally did what their parents did (as many people still do today). Girls never went to school. They worked at home taking care of their brothers and sisters and cooking. Girls carried water from [...]