Islam Expands
timeline of Islam

•In 650 A.D. Islam was divided into two main followers, Sunnis and Shiites.
•In the late 600s east Africa converts to Islam.
•In year 750 A.D Islam reaches from the Atlantic Ocean to the Indus River.
•Abd ar-Rahmen founds an Umayyad dynasty in Cordoba, Spain in 755.
•Cordoba became the center of Muslim culture.
•They also moved the capital to Damascus.
•The Abbasids moved capital to Baghdad.
•The first Fatima of Iraq was in 908.
•Trade routes allowed connection to China, Europe, northern, eastern and western Africa and the Middle East.
•In the late 900’s West Africa converts to Islam.
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