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  • What if the Arab army won the French army in the Battle of Tours?
  • Background
  • Mohammed,born in around 570 A.D.He was a member of the Quraysh tribe, Mohammed means “highly praised” in Arabic. When he was 40,in a night,Allah's angel send him a message he told Mohammed that he was the Messenger of Allah,the angel told him about Alcoran. Then, he started to spread the religion,Islam
  • Following the death of Mohammed in 632, believers of Islam, in search of new converts to Islam and plunder, surged out from Arabia to conquer surrounding lands.
  • We need new lands
  • Territories ruled for centuries by the Eastern Roman and Persian Empires were quickly overwhelmed. Key lands such as Syria, Egypt, Persia, North Africa, Palestine, Iraq, Armenia, Afghanistan, India and Spain came under control of the new Arab Empire.
  • Only for 20 years, the Arab conquered the all of the The Arabian Peninsula, and also conquered a part of western Europe and northern Africa
  • In 661 A.D.,Umayyad Caliphate was found, made Damascus became its capital
  • Beginning in the early 1920s, an Arab army crossed the Pyrenees and invaded the Aquitan region of the Frankish Kingdom
  • Go through the mountain and fight for new lands
  • In 732, under the leadership of Abdul Rahman Garfizi, the Arab army attacked the Gallic region in a large scale. Then,Abdul Rahman Garfizi then led his army north to Poitier.
  • Attack
  • The two sides fought fiercely in Poitier, and the fighting stopped at night. Abdul Rahman Garfizi, leader of the Arab Army was killed. The invasion was stopped by the Frankish Kingdom
  • But what if the Arab army won the French army?
  • The failure of the Arab army made the them can't spread Islam to Europe. The Islam couldn't affect Christianity.
  • VS
  • Many Christian will be assimilated by Islam, most of the European will be Islam. Christian will only be a small part of European.
  • After the failure, Umayyad Caliphate became weaker and weaker, they had no power to conquer any places
  • VS
  • After the winning, the Umayyad Caliphate will soon conquered most places of Europe and became more powerful
  • In 750A.D, Umayyad Caliphate ended,Abbasid caliphate was founded
  • VS
  • Byzantine Empire will be menaced by Umayyad Caliphate because of the conquering of the Europe.
  • Abbasid caliphate started trading with other country
  • We trade with other country
  • VS
  • A lot of money were used for conquering, some poor planned uprising because of oppressing .
  • Why you are so rich!
  • The eighth Ali built an army with turks, this made turks had too much power, but Ali had less power.
  • VS
  • Also, the land was too large, this made the land harder to control, this lead the revolt of some rich and powerful people.
  • After the crusades,Abbasid caliphate became weaker. Finally, Abbasid caliphate ended by the invasion of the Hulagu Khan and mongols in 1258
  • VS
  • The empire separate into parts.
  • This land is mine.
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