Kingdoms of Africa
By Hannah B.
Kingdom of Ghana
Government: constitutional democracy, the government was very weak.
Economy: Merchants had to pay a one gold dinar tax on imports of salt, and two on exports of salt. Imports probably included products such as textiles, ornaments and other materials.
Kingdom of Mali
- Location: west Africa
- Government: had a steady government, used a lot of military force
- Economy:they survived on trade with objects like; copper, salt ,and gold
Kingdom of Songhai
Government:most people converted to Islam, and they were ruled under the royal court
Economy:The Songhai economy was based on a clan system The clan a person belonged to ultimately decided their occupation. The most common were metalworkers, fishermen, and carpenters.