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Because of his swift death the Muslim religion is split in two because of not knowing who to follow.
Ali, the fourth caliph of the Sunni Muslims is killed by a poison sword to the head.
Muslim forces invaded and in seven years conquered the Iberian peninsula.
This spread Islam by letting them show they have power and numbers.
This only drew more lines in the sand between the Shiite and the Sunni Muslims.
Battle of Tours
The Islamic army had to retreat and this marks a decline for the spread of Islam.
The Sunni Muslims assassinate the Caliph of the Shiite Muslims and control the Islamic world.
This marks a rise for Islam because they established there first capital at Kufa with the new leaders.
A Christian priest is beheaded after he refuses to take back insults he made about the prophet Muhammad.
This marks a rise for Islam against other religions.
The Samanids conquer the Zaydid emirate of Tabaristan.
Because of the conquering the Sunni´s drive out the Shiites.
During Civil War the Islamic empire is invaded and can´t fight the opposition back.
This is a decline for Islam because they lose a lot of what they had conquered.
The First Crusades
This is another decline because Islam is being attacked so the Christians can regain Holy Land.
The Reconquest of Jerusalem
This is a decline for Islam because they lost even more land.
The Siege of Jerusalem
Saladin leads a siege and reclaims Jerusalem
The Sixth Crusade
Islam declined due to Holy ROman EMpire regaining control over Jerusalem.
Siege of Bhagdhad
Islam loses one of its biggest cities and sources of wisdom.
Ottomans Conquer Balkrans
This is another rise for Islam because they conquered them.
Last land in Muslim Grenada taken.
They lost all of their land in Grenada to the Catholic Monarchs.
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