Empires in Africa

EQ: How can trade influence an empire?

Western Trading Empires

Africa has provided empires with an abundance of gold, causing them to be wealthy, and have successful trade. African Empires such as Ghana, Mali, and Songhai relied on farming, mining gold, and trading with Arabs in northern Africa.
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Critical Thinking Question:

What is the most significant effect Mansa Musa had on the Mali Empire?
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Cited Sources

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