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Emperor of the kingdom of Mali from 1307-1337.
Richest of all time
created inflation in Cairo
built schools and mosques around empire
the founder of Mali empire. He crushed his enemies and won control of the gold trade routes
Salt - gold trade and taxed traders
Founder of Songhai Empire
Capital of the Mali Empire, that had a great university and mosque that was later taken over by Songhai.
Culture of Ghana
Began as following traditional religions such as animism, however later switched to practicing Islam
Culture of Mali
Highly educated followers of Islam
Next king came from the sister of the king's son
A state, headed by a king, a queen, or an emperor, whose ruling class demands strict authority over the rest of the population
The movement of the Bantu peoples southward throughout Africa, spreading their language and culture, from around 600 AD. to around A.D 1000
Established in Gold Coast among Akan people settled around Kumasi; dominated by Oyoko clan; many clans linked under Osei Tutu after 1650.
A monarchy in Southern Africa that extended along the coast of the Indian Ocean from the Tugela River in the south to Pongola River in the north.
Leader of Zulu people, Around 1816 used highly disciplined warriors and good military organization to create a large centralized state. The Zulu land became part of British-controlled land in 1887.
War between the British Empire and the Zulu Kingdom. From complex beginnings, the war is notable for several particularly bloody battles, as well as for being a landmark in the timeline of colonialism in the region. The war ended the Zulu nation's independence.(1879)
Islam in North Africa
Beginning in A.D. 632, the successors of Muhammed began to spread Islam through conquest and through trade.
Mansa Musa pilgrimage
1324, travels to Mecca spreading wealth and influence along the way
Catalan Atlas of 1375
Made by Spanish Map makers
Significance of Catalan Atlas
Shows that tails of Mansa Musa's fame and fortune spread across the World within 50 years of his death.
A general and progressive increase in prices
location of where Mansa Musa distributed so much gold that it lessened its value in this city.
Mecca, Saudi Arabia
All Muslims make Pilgrimage to this city
goods or money given to the poor (pillar of Islam)
Fall of Mali Empire
Timbuktu was conquered by Sunni Ali and the Songhai empire in 1431.
A Bantu language w spoken along the east african coast
An increase in the percentage and in the number of people living in urban settlements.
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