By Lorenzo Lysaker   Ghana
Education
Government   <ul><li>Type- Democracy  </li></ul><ul><li>Independence- March 6 1957  </li></ul><ul><li>Constitution-Entered...
Religion  <ul><li>Ghana did not have a religion like the other common religions today. Their emperor who they worshipped, ...
Geography  <ul><li>Western Africa, borders the Gulf of Guinea, between Cote d'Ivoire and Togo </li></ul><ul><li>tropical w...
Economic <ul><li>Wagadou (Ghana) became a center of power for trading in the region. Ghana first natural resources gold sa...
Social
Significant rulers   <ul><li>In the empire, the ruler of the land was called a Ghana or warrior king  </li></ul><ul><li>Ki...
More Significant Rulers   <ul><li>Diara Kante (1180-1202) </li></ul><ul><li>Ghana Soumaba Cisse (1203-1235) </li></ul><ul>...
Cultural
Affects on history
Interesting facts   <ul><li>In 7 th  century AD  it was actual called wagadugu. It was a mistake to call it Ghana from the...
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  1. 1. By Lorenzo Lysaker Ghana
  2. 2. Education
  3. 3. Government <ul><li>Type- Democracy </li></ul><ul><li>Independence- March 6 1957 </li></ul><ul><li>Constitution-Entered into force January 7, 1993 </li></ul><ul><li>Subdivisions-Ten regions </li></ul><ul><li>Political parties-New Patriotic Party, National Democratic congress, Convention People’s Party People’s National Convention, others </li></ul><ul><li>Suffrage-Universal at 18 </li></ul><ul><li>Branches-Executive- --president popularly elected for a maximum of two 4-year terms; Council of State, a presidential appointed consultative body of 25 members required by the constitution. Legislative-unicameral Parliament popularly elected for 4-year terms. Judicial independent Supreme Court justices nominated by president with approval of Parliament. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Religion <ul><li>Ghana did not have a religion like the other common religions today. Their emperor who they worshipped, called the Ghana. They also worshipped Bida’a sea of Niger. Ghana allowed Muslims to live in their empire and help them with the government and advice on legal matter, but very few converted to Islam </li></ul>
  5. 5. Geography <ul><li>Western Africa, borders the Gulf of Guinea, between Cote d'Ivoire and Togo </li></ul><ul><li>tropical warm and ,kind of dry along southeast coast, hot and humid in southwest; hot and dry in north </li></ul><ul><li>Natural resources – gold,timber,industrial diamonds,fish,silver,salt,limestone </li></ul><ul><li>Elevation extremes- lowest point-Atlantic ocean 0 m highest point- Mount Afadato 880 m </li></ul>
  6. 6. Economic <ul><li>Wagadou (Ghana) became a center of power for trading in the region. Ghana first natural resources gold salt and ivory. They exchanged their goods by using camels and others livestock and sent them to northern Africa and the middle east. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Social
  8. 8. Significant rulers <ul><li>In the empire, the ruler of the land was called a Ghana or warrior king </li></ul><ul><li>King Kaya Maja or Kaya Maghan (circa 350 AD) </li></ul><ul><li>Majan Dyabe (circa 750 AD) </li></ul><ul><li>Ghana Bassi (1040-1062) </li></ul><ul><li>Ghana Tunka Menin (1062-1068) </li></ul><ul><li>Ghana Kambine Diaresso (1076-1090) </li></ul><ul><li>Ghana Gane (1140-1160) </li></ul><ul><li>Ghana Birama (1160-1180) </li></ul>
  9. 9. More Significant Rulers <ul><li>Diara Kante (1180-1202) </li></ul><ul><li>Ghana Soumaba Cisse (1203-1235) </li></ul><ul><li>In 1076 General Abu Bakr Ibn Umar captured the capital of Ghana, ending the state as an empire while converting many to Islam. He was the only Almoravid ruler, he died in 1087, ending the time of Almoravid rule </li></ul>
  10. 10. Cultural
  11. 11. Affects on history
  12. 12. Interesting facts <ul><li>In 7 th century AD it was actual called wagadugu. It was a mistake to call it Ghana from the Arabs and also Europeans </li></ul>
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