(Section 1 ) Muhammad was born in Mecca, Arabia which was a trading and religious center. He follows polytheism.
(Section 2) When Muhammad was born he was sent away to live with nomads. When he was 6, he returned home. When he was 12, he went on a journey to Syria with his Uncle for trade. At 25 he got married to Khadijah.
(Section 3) Muhammad often spend time praying and meditating in the Mecca mountains. IN 610 C.E. went to a cave in the mountains and got a message to be a prophet of Allah (God). He was told to be visited by the angel, Gabriel who said "You are the messengers of God."
(Section 3 continue)People thought Muhammad was crazy because Islam is based on monotheism. A group called Muslims developed who believed that Muhammad wasn't lying about being a prophet.