The empire of Mali was located in the western region of the continent of
_______________ means different traits or features.
______________ _________________ of Mali were:
location in Africa, near rivers, desert-like conditions, gold mines
Mali is located in
_________ ____________ of Malie were: farmers, miners, traders
Ways they ____________ (became more familiar) to their environments were: Salt was an important natural resource for people in the desert. Salt was traded for ________.
Many __________________ in Mali passed on ____________ and stories from one generation to the next.
Mali was ruled by ________ and _____________ kings.
The _________ controlled trade in West Africa.
Mali became one of the largest and ____________ empires in the region and was an important __________ center.
Sahara Desert, gold region
Mali was located on the trade routes between the sources of salt in the ___________ ___________ and the ________ ________/mines of West Africa.
salt, preserving foods
People used the _______ for their health and for _________ ________.
Miners found gold in Western Africa and traded _______ for ______.
___________ was an important city in Mali.
It had a famous _________ (school) with a large library containing Greek and Roman books.