Sahara Desert covers most of No. Africa The largest desert in the world. North to South the Sahara is about 1000 miles & is about 3,000 miles (4,800 km) from east to west. Algeria, Libya, Sudan, Niger, Chad, Mauritania, Egypt, Mali, Morocco, Tunisia. SAHARA DESERT REGION.
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The Portuguese were the first
Europeans to arrive and others
Kings promised peace in return for gifts and taxes
Religious, judge, and military commanders
Both gold and salt were the dominant sources of revenue, exchanged for various products such as textiles, ornaments and cloth, among other materialsAncient & Present Ghana
Used violence to expand & maintain
Divided empire into provinces
Hajj 1324-1325 devout Muslim gave away 100s of lbs. of gold
Europe learns of Mali’s wealth
Timbuktu became flagship
BETWEEN SUNDIATA & MANSA MUSA 7 RULERS IN 50 YEARS = INSTABILITYMANSA MUSA-1312-1335
Spoke common language like Hausa peoples
Persian traders brought goods from China/India and extended down the Horn of Africa