one of the first major kingdoms

government and law

Major leaders are Sundiata keita - foubder of mali and mansa musa

the type of government was monarchy

generals in charge of empires


major resources were gold and salt.

trading partner was ghana


they didn't have a traditional religion but they adopted the religion Islam. They beleveid that if they did bad in their past life they wouldn't have a good outcome.


it was one of the biggest kingdoms. It was also very spread out.

Cultural customs

for muslims arabaic became a religon