Ancient Africa kole matthews

Ghana- the climate for Ghana is mostly desert and some oasis's
Ghana is about 71 percent Christian 17 percent is Muslim and 5 is the traditional religion.
Ghana gets slaves from other countries and trades inside for farming reasons
Ghanas currency is called cedi they are about worth half an american dollar they import local consumptions and export gold, cocoa, timber, tuna, bauxite, aluminium, manganese ore, diamonds and horticultural produce. they trade a lot to asia and america
Abū ʿUbayd al-Bakrī, was the first king and to the people they say he was the best to he welcomed people to his kingdom and grew it up to be the great kingdom it was. ghana started in 1040s and ended in 1240
Ghana cares a lot about there people and how they live in there culture. the want their people to be the best they can be and have a great education and job. they have been influenced from all over Africa Europe and parts of south west Asia. the official language of Ghana is English.
currently Ghana is being run by a president. they have very low social standards because there economy is doing bad.
MALI
the climate of Mali is hot dry with shows throw out the year. it is normally very far plains with hills here and there.
Mali's religion is 98% Muslim and 2% christian this has changed in percent throughout history but these have always been the main two religions.
Mali has been trading slaves for more then a century multiple centuries and have only been trading inside their boarders.
Mali uses the currency of CFA franc and do not do a lot of trading.
Mansa Musa is the most well known emperor he made the empire as great as it was and was a really good leader
Mali is really big on their culture they want everyone to live the same and have great lives they never let anyone influence them and always do great things for their people.
currently Mali is being ran by a presidential prime minister their economy is doing alright and passing along
MALI
Songhai no longer exist but where it was lies a big desert called the Sahara.
Songhai's religion was Islam at the time it was exsistant
Mali traded slaves everywhere in and out of countries and even between them selves.
Songhai's currency was Cowry they traded gold, salt, steel, iron, stone, and bronze.
Muḥammad was one of the better rulers and lead his empire to success. Songhai Empire lasted from 1464 to 1591.
The Songhai culture became a blend of traditional West African beliefs and the religion of Islam. Daily life was often ruled by traditions and local customs, but the law of the land was based on Islam. The slave trade became an important part of the Songhai Empire.
currently Songhai is not there anymore and Nigeria is now there

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