Updated: 11/16/2020

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  • Hello my name is Abu Bakr and I am the first caliph that followed after Muhammeds death. I unified the Islamic community.
  • We are the 4 "Rightly Guided Caliphs"Abu Bakr,Umar, Uthman, and Ali. We spread the religion of Islam around the world and created the government into Muhammeds example.
  • After Uthman, the 3rd Caliph was murdered, I Ali came into power. But many Muslims challenged my rule and a civil war broke out.
  • Sunnies
  • All Muslim rulers are OK.
  • An argument between the Sunnis and the Shiites.
  • Shiites
  • Only descendants of Muhammed can be rulers
  • Muslims Vs. Franks
  • The Franks won the battle of Tours defeating the Islamic Empire.
  • After the Ummayads, the Abbasid's seized control. They ruled from Baghdad for 500 years, and brought a golden age of achievements during the so called dark age for the Romans.