West African Empires
Ghana 11th century
Economic - The economy was run off of the trade of salt and gold.
Social - The people of Ghana settled along the Niger river.
Religion - The Ghana peoples religion was animist.
Mali 14th century
Economic - Traded a lot but was famous from Mansa Musa.
Social - They settled along the Niger river.
Religion - The Mali people were Muslims.
Songhai 15th century
Economic - Songhai made most of it money thru salt mines.
Social - male dominated and the biggest of the three empires.
Religion - The Songhai people were mostly Muslims but their were a few animist.