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    Aderia Beavers Fuqua; 2nd Period February 1, 2013 Sunni/ Sonni Ali Sonni Ali Ber (The Great) Birth: Unknown Death: 1492 1. Sunni was a West African monarch who ruled the Songhai Empire from 1464 to 1492 when he died. He was the 15th consecutive ruler of the Sonni dynasty. The fall of...
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  • Songhai, Africa
    Songhai, Africa The Songhai Empire, also known as the Songhay Empire, was a state located in western Africa. From the early 15th to the late 16th century, Songhai was one of the largest Islamic empires in history. This empire bore the same name as its leading ethnic group, the Songhai. Its...
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  • African Kingdoms
    micheal adds African American History September 19, 2012 The Songhai Empire What is it in today’s society that debates influence on the “Old World”? Well in today’s society, there are large debates to modern civilization and causing influences such as trade, religion, music, dance, that...
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  • History: Africa
    empires. 3. Like Mali, Songhai practiced Islam. 4. Askia the Great (1494-1523) was the greatest of Sub Saharan rulers. a. Started a University. b. Established schools. c. Established libraries. 5. This was the largest Black empire. F. All of these empires grew rich as middle men. They...
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  • African Civilisation
    bend of the Niger River so travelers would stop by and buy and sell and also I was located in the middle of all the other tribes. Timbuktu helped develop the Songhai Empire due to all the travelers and movers migrating in to Songhai. Another advanced civilization in Africa was Mali or otherwise...
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    The Three Empires The three empires of Ghana, Mali, and Songhai all have a historical past that contribute the history of Africa. Each empire obtained and consolidated dominion over its neighbors, each empire collapse, and what caused the empires to collapse. Ghana started out as a...
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  • Songhai Empire
    Beffa 4 The Songhai Empire Alex Beffa Global History April 9, 2012 Beffa 3 The Songhai, also known as the Songhay, was not only the last, but also the largest and greatest empire of western Africa between 1000 and 1600 ce.i The previous empire was the Mali empire. Songhai was just a...
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    characteristics of the empire then and now. Like literacy rates and types of agriculture grown there. It shows how things were during the reigns of Sunni Ali Ber and Askia Muhammed, the Songhay Empire reached the zenith of its imperial power. It was also said The Songhai Empire was the largest and last of...
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  • Caravans of Gold
    history. Though Europeans and Arabs, people who most benefited from the wealth of Africa, denied Africa its legacy, the magnificence of people of color is embedded in the history of powerful empires such as Ghana, Mali, Songhai, Cairo, and Zimbabwe. The gold deposits of West Africa brought great...
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  • Study guide
    did not fall until the beginning of the 15th century. Mansa Musa, the most famous Malian king, traveled all the way to Mecca on a pilgrimage. His wealth was world renown. After the fall of Mali, the Songhai Empire expanded and took over the land previously controlled by the Malian Empire.10 However...
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  • Change over Time
    political disunity. Islam helps expand trading routes from just the Trans-Saharan to outside of Africa, like Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. The “mixing phase” begins, in which Islamic practices are blended into tradition West African culture. Timbuktu in both the Mali and Songhai Empires becomes...
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  • African Kingdoms and Empires
    African Kingdoms and Empires During 400 AD, West Africa witnessed the rise and fall of the indigenous medieval empires of ancient Ghana, medieval Mali, and Songhai. Many other states and kingdoms arose during this time but Ghana, Mali and Songhai achieved the status of fully-fledged, functioning...
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  • Ghana
    groups in the region being the non-related Fula, Hausa and Songhai. -The Mali Empire came to an end because Mali was weakened by attacks and internal rebellion. During this time Mali lost its hold on the Gold and Salt trade. As a result of losing its control of the Gold and Salt trade the Songhai...
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  • History
    1514, the Denanke dynasty is established in Tekrour. It isn’t long before the new kingdom of Great Fulo is warring against Mali’s remaining provinces. To add insult to injury, the Songhai Empire seizes the copper mines of Takedda. -In 1534, Mahmud III received another Portuguese envoy to the Mali...
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    , like his second hand man. He told me that Songhai used to trade practical crafts like possibly carpets, food, or clothes. He said that Songhai was known for the majority religion of Islam. The people would use Islam to unite and make peace throughout the empire. Something that was interesting to me was that one of their rulers Sonni Ali was not a muslim and yet he was still their king, even though the people were muslim....
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  • HISTORY OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN NIGERIA
    been engaged in business – the African way. We had the trans-Saharan trade between the various empires that dotted the areas known as West and North Africa. The Songhai (15th-16thcentury); Kanem-Bornu (9th-19thcentury); Mali (13th-14thcentury); Ghana (circa 700-1240) and the Benin empire (16th-18th...
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  • Hamlet
    kingdom was the Mali Empire. Like Ghana, it controlled trade routes. Mali grew stronger under another ruler, Mansa Musa. He brought Muslim teachers and artists to Mali’s major city, Timbuktu. After Mansa Musa’s death in 1337, Mali grew weaker. It was eventually conquered by Songhai. Songhai...
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    . The silent barter method made sure that the traders did business peacefully. Tunka Manin: Tunka Manin was the king of the empire of Ghana...
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  • Sub Saharan Slave Trade and Europeans Effect
    African kingdoms of the Ghana Empire, the Mali Empire, and Songhai Empire and how the Europeans effected and expanded slavery in western Africa to the newly founded America. This topic means a great deal to me because in the past I was unaware of the details of the sub-Saharan slave trade and what...
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  • Trade Between Africa and Eurasia Changed During the Era of 300-1450
    bubonic plague, which happened around the 1300s. It was originally brought from merchants traveling to Europe from Asia. Another effect of trade during this time is that empires rose and fell. Some of these empires include the rise and fall of the Ghana, Mali, and Songhai Empires in sub-Saharan Africa...
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