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Gold, salt, and luxury goods
Why was the kingdom important and/ or successful?
- The city of Timbuktu became am important city of trade and education during the Songhai Empire
- They were very organized, had lots of government control, had organized laws and was standard, the people most likely did not have a whole lot of individual freedom
- Sunni Ali became a legendary folklore. He was often portrayed as having magical powers and was known as Sunni Ali the Great.
If a prisoner of war had already converted to Islam before being captured, they could not be sold as a slave