March 31, 2020
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Mohamed in a cave near Mecca found an angel telling him to worship this god. The village decide to persecute him
After surviving persecution Mohamed and his new followers migrated to a town called Yathrib, where people there accepted Islam this is how Islam the religion was created
Muhammad returns to Mecca peacefully, and eventually all its citizens accept Islam. The prophet clears the idols and images out of the Kaaba and rededicates it to the worship of God alone.
Death of Muhammad. Abu Bakr, his father-in-law was elected as caliph, or successor.
Islam spreads out of the Arabian peninsula into Syria, Palestine, Lebanon Iraq, Egypt, North Africa, India, and Spain.
Muslims are defeated at Potiers in France by Charles Martel
European Crusaders take Jerusalem from the Muslims. Eventually, Muslims defeat the Crusaders and regain control of the holy land.
Islam continues to spread throughout Asia. Malaysian traders interact with Muslims who teach them about Islam.
Ottomans (Turkish Muslims) conquer the Byzantine (Eastern Christian) seat of Constantinople and change its name to Istanbul.
Approximately 30% of Africans forced into slavery in the United States are Muslim.
World War I ends with the defeat and dissolution of the Ottoman Empire, which was the last of the Islamic empires. Many regions populated by Muslims in Africa and Asia are colonized by Europeans. Traditional religious ways of life are threatened and, in some cases, destroyed.
The Nation of Islam is created in the U.S. by W. D. Fard. It is based on some Islamic ideas but contains innovations, such as the appointment or declaration of Elijah Muhammad as a prophet.
The state of Israel is created. Some Palestinian and Lebanese refugees flee to the United States, among them, Muslims and Christians.
Wallace D. Muhammad, the son of Elijah Muhammad, takes over leadership of the Nation of Islam after his father's death and brings most of his followers into mainstream Islam.
The Iranian Revolution results in the establishment of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the first attempt at an Islamic state in the modern era.
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