Mansa musa
Updated: 3/9/2021
Mansa musa

Storyboard Text

  • It was in west Africa. I ruled 1312 C.E. to 1337 C.E.
  • Where was the kingdom of Mali? In what years have you ruled there?
  • Mansa Musa undertook the long journey and sacred pilgrimage of the Hajj because he was a highly devout Muslim.
  • Why did you go to haji?
  • He took control of the gold and salt trade, helping Mali to become rich and powerful.
  • What did sundiata do for the kingdom of Mali ?
  • I organized and protected his empire by creating an efficient bureaucratic government while maintaining a large army.
  • How did you organize and protect your empire?
  • The entire land area of the United States of America would fit inside it.
  • How does he Sahara compare in size to the U.S?
  • Where did you get your knowledge from me
  • We got information from Griots and Storytellers.