300-700 AD. Present day Ethiopia.
750-1200 AD. Influenced trade, Gold and Salt. Strong military.
Hereditary Rulers. Kings called "Ghanas".
1250-1450 AD. 1st African empire to accept muslim faith. Mansa Musa ruled.
Mansa Musa (Ruler)
Takes pilgrimage to Mecca. 80,000 people in 1824.
1450-1600. Last great empire of Western Africa. Sunni Ali ruled from 1465-1492.
Mohammed Toure ruled from 1495-1530. Divided land into 4 parts. Assigned Viceroys and governors to lead each part.