Ancient Kingdoms of Africa Megan kytle

Ghana
Ghana
Songhai
Mali
Zimbabwe
  • Climate: Tropical
  • Slave Trade: North Africa and sub-Saharan Africa
  • Trading systems: Salt & Gold along with others were their main trade item. Became wealthy off of trade. Silent Barter became very popular.
  • Famous Leaders:
  • Ghana: Tunka Manin
  • Mali: Mansa Musa
  • Songhai: Askia the Great
  • Zimbabwe: Mwenemutapa
  • Influencer:
  • Ghana: Soninkes
  • Mali: Sundiata
  • Songhai: Sunni Ali
  • Zimbabwe: Trading and Herding
  • Relegion:
  • Ghana: Animism, Polytheistic
  • Mali: Islam
  • Songhai: Islam
  • Zimbabwe: Christianity
  • Culture:
  • Jobs:
  • Farmers
  • Slaves
  • Traders
  • Artisians
  • Warriors
  • Food:
  • Each region had a major staple crop that formed the majority of their food. They would then add to this crop with fish, meat, and vegetables that they were able to grow or hunt where they lived. Staple foods that were grown by farmers included wheat, yams, maize, and rice.
  • Clothes:
  • It was so hot that they did not wear much
  • On special occasions people would sometimes wear loincloths or tunics. As Islam became a more popular religion in Africa, people began to wear more clothing.
Current Ghana, Mali, Songhai, Zimbabwe
  • Ghana and Mali:
  • Multi-party system
  • Songhai:
  • Monarchy
  • Zimbabwe:
  • Republic
Pictures
  • The pictures in the background are:
  • First is Ghana
  • Second is Mali
  • Third is Songhai
Songhai
Songhai
Mali
Mali
Ghana
Ghana
Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe
  • Works Cited:
  • Ducksters.com
  • Textbook
  • Ghaninc.weebly.com
  • APworldhistory.com

Credits:

Created with images by samurai_dave - "IMG_8455" • 300td.org - "Mali 207" • SqueakyMarmot - "Nswatugi Cave"

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