Kingdoms of Africa

By: Ben McClenahan

Kingdom of Ghana

Location- West Africa


Government- Constitutional Democracy

Economy- Mostly based on industrial minerals

Collapse- In 1042, because arabs invaded and it caused a decline because Ghana didn't have strong forces


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Mali

Location- West Africa


Government- Democracy

Economy- based on Agriculture

Collapse- They collapsed because of Mansa Musa being a weak ruler in 1337 after their strong ruler died.


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Songhai

Location- West Africa


Government- Monarchy

Economy- They were based on the rich gold mines, and were in the slave trade

Collapse- In the 16th century, a civil war broke out over succession that weakened the empire

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