Mali and Songhay were the two dominant empires in Western Africa in during the post-classical period. They provided in an important link to sub-Saharan Africa for the outside world.
Using the text and links at this site, discuss the rise and fall of Mali-Songhay (alternatively spelled Songhai.) How was the pilgrimage of Mansa Musa evocative of his empire's wealth?
What impact did it have on world history?
Mr. Dowling's Mansa Musa Page
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