West African Kingdoms
Ghana, Mali, Songhai
- Economic -The prosperity of ancient Ghana was because of the gold. They produced gold and traded it for salt. They traded with many places like Fez, Ghat, Jenne, Kano, and many more.
- Political-they where governed by a king and divided into clans.
- Social-The Kingdom of Ghana started in the grasslands north of the Niger River. The Soninke people where animists
Economic- they traded salt because they had a salt mine.
Political- for about 90 years Sunni Ali was the main leader of Songhai
Social- Their kings were Muslim.