(India's Golden Age)
How did the Muslim Empire get so big? By military conquest, out of Mecca, east to India, west across North Africa and on into Spain. It only took about 100 years to expand most of their empire. They were also great fighters. If they died in battle, they believed they would go directly to heaven, which is also known as Jihad. They also treated the people they conquered fairly, and they were also good traders..
What was the Battle of Tours?
The Battle ofTours occurred in 732 A.D. in southern France, the French Christians under Charles Martel, defeated the Muslims and stopped the Muslims from advancing into Europe.