Unformatted text preview: administrators, legislators, or advisors, to choose a new leader. They chose Uthman, another friend of Muhammad, and he also conquered more land but was assinated by Egyptians. The last of the four contenders was made caliph, Ali Muhammad, Muhammad’s cousin. There was also another person who wanted to be caliph, Mu’awiya so he could get revenge for his cousin, Uthman. Five years after Ali’s rule, he was assinated and Mu’awiya became caliph, which caused everyone to divide into two parts. One wanted the caliph to be blood-related to Muhammad, and the other wanted a council to choose....
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- Spring '11
- Islam, Ali, Medina, Abu Bakr, Ali Muhammad, Uthman ibn Affan