Founder: Muhammad

Original Location: 610 CE Arabian Peninsula

Holy Book: Quaran

Leadership: Caliph, Sunnis Leader, and Shi'a Leader

Subgroups: Sunnis- any good Muslim could lead

                      Shiites- felt that Muhammad had designated his son-in-law to be his                                 successor

Basic Beliefs: One God

                         Five Pillars:

                                1. Declaration of Faith

                                2. Daily Prayer

                                3. Alms for the Poor

                                4. Fast during Ramadan

                                5. Hajj

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