The Kingdom Of Songhai By Kimana And Jax

The Kingdom Of Songhai By Kimana And Jax
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  • King Sonni Ali
  • King Sonni Ali
  • Gathering merchants
  • THE KINGDOM OF SONGHAI BY KIMANA AND JAX
  • POWER
  • King Sonni Ali started rapidly expanding the kingdom of Songhai in the 1460s and by the 1500, it had risen  to stretch from Cameroon to the Maghreb.
  • MARKET
  • VEGTABLES
  • FRUIT
  • At its peak, the Songhai city of Timbuktu became a thriving cultural and commercial center. Arab, Italian and Jewish merchants all gathered for trade.
  • TRADE
  • The Songhai Empire, also known as the Songhay Empire, was the most powerful Empire of the medieval west African states.
  • SIZE
  • This really is the biggest empire!
  • We have been walking for so long
  • Songhai markets would trade kola nuts, gold, ivory, slaves, spices, palm oil and precious woods in exchange for salt, cloth, arms (weapons), horses and copper.
  • Songhai mercants would have to travle on dangerous and long trade routes with some routes being Over 500 Miles long!
  • The Songhai Empire, was the largest state in African history. It had risen to stretch from Cameroon to the Maghreb. By 1500, the Songhai Empire covered over 1.4 million square kilometers!
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