Islamic Conquest of Africa,India and Spain

Compare AND contrast each of the following questions: •Discuss how Africa completely differed from Spain and India in regards to Africa’s incorporation and acceptance of Islam into their country and culture. Discuss Islam on the Swahili coast, North Africa, and West Africa. How did each of these regions in Africa incorporate Islam into their regions? Why did Africa accept the Arabs and Islam so readily while Spain and India did not? •Discuss how Spain and India differed so drastically from Africa in regards to accepting Islam. Did Spain and India readily accept Islam as did the Africans? Did Spain and India resist the Muslims and their religion? •Did the Muslims force all of these countries to convert to Islam? Or, were the conquered allowed to remain non-Muslim in their religion? •Did the Muslims impose harsh rules on non-Muslims? Did the Arabs accept non-Muslims?