Houghton Mifflin Social Studies
Across the Centuries

Lesson at a Glance
Chapter 4, Lesson 1: A Century of Expansion (pp. 78-84)

The Big Idea
Framework Concept: ContinuityFrom A.D. 661 to 750, the Umayyad Dynasty ruled the Islamic Empire. The Umayyads conquered vast territories, creating a unified empire with a new, distinctly Muslim culture.

Lesson Outline
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