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society that trace ancestors through their fathers
inheritance passes from father to son
society that children trace their ancestors through their mothers
inherit from mothers family
a kingdom, and its rulers were growing rich by taxing the goods that trades carried through their territory
one of Mansa Musa's successors prepared to recieve a traveler and historian.
A native of Tangier in North Africa
traveled for 27 years
visiting the most countries in the Islamic World
to the east
They built up an army and extended their territory to the large bend in the Niger River near Garo
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