Kingdoms of Africa

By Spencer Moore

Kingdom of Ghana

Location: It was located in the northwest section of Africa.

Government: Had a king named Ghana (God of war) and they were very rich.

Economy: the economy was very rich and they traded gold and salt

Collapse: the kingdom ended when international trade stopped and subsequent attacks from other nations




Kingdom of Mali

Location: The kingdom of Mali was located in the northwest section of Africa.

Government: The people of Mali had a emperor and it was very strong and almost doubled in size.

Economy : Mali had tons of gold,salt and iron to trade and that's what made the. Very wealthy.

Collapse: Mali was attacked a lot and eventually fell to more powerful surrounding areas in the late 800's



Kingdom of Songhai

Location: The kingdom of Songhai was located in the northwest section of Africa.

Government : Songhai had a monarchy as a government and they were very powerful

Economy: the economy consisted of Gold, copper and religious artifacts were really big at the time and Songhai was one of the main producers of that.

Collapse: The kingdom collapsed after the emperor died and a civil war occurred inside of Songhai. It eventually weakened the economy and them there was no more of Songhai.