Standards with the same topic and subject but for other grades
Explain the significance of polytheism (the belief that there are many gods) as the religious belief of the people in Mesopotamian civilizations.
Basic Beliefs: monotheism, sin and forgiveness, eternal life, Jesus as the Messiah
Explain the expulsion of the Jews from their homeland by the Romans, which began the Jewish diaspora.
Key Person(s) Jesus, Paul
Explain how Spanish colonization introduced Christianity, the mission system, and the encomienda system to the Americas as well as Bartolome de la Casa’s role in the transition to African slavery.
Explain the polytheistic religion of ancient Rome, with respect to beliefs about the humanlike qualities of the deities and their importance in everyday life.
Sacred Texts: The Bible
Examine and summarize the contributions Muslim scholars made to later civilizations in the areas of science, geography, mathematics, philosophy, medicine, art, and literature.
Locate and identify the European regions that remained Catholic and those that became Protestant and how that division affected the distribution of religions in the New World.