Mansa Musa

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Mansa Musa

  1. 1. MANSA MUSA BY:PETER KARALIS
  2. 2. ESSENTIAL QUESTION <ul><li>The essential question I had was, Why is Mansa Musa so important to ancient Africa? </li></ul>
  3. 3. REASON BEHIND MY TOPIC <ul><li>I picked this topic because I like learning about ancient people and places. </li></ul>
  4. 4. BACKROUND INFORMATION <ul><li>I already know that Mansa Musa was a king in ancient Africa for the country of Mali. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Born around 1280 </li></ul><ul><li>Died around 1337 </li></ul><ul><li>Emperor of Mali as he was ruler he embraced Islam though out his region </li></ul>EARLY LIFE OF MANSA MUSA
  6. 6. MANSA MUSA HOBBIES <ul><li>Mansa Musa like to sell and trade his slaves </li></ul><ul><li>He also likes to make places for his servants and slaves to live in </li></ul>Slaves being traded
  7. 7. HOW WAS MANSA MUSA AS A LEADER <ul><li>Mansa Musa was a good leader </li></ul><ul><li>He Brought stability and good government </li></ul><ul><li>He also brought the empire to its highest point </li></ul>
  8. 8. DOWN FALL OF ECONOMY <ul><li>When Mansa Musa went on his pilgrimage he brought with him 80 camels carrying 300lb of gold each and 60,000 people/servants with him carrying a solid gold staff with them </li></ul><ul><li>He gave away so much gold he did not have enough money to make the trip back to Mali </li></ul><ul><li>Taking a lot of Egypt’s money nearly putting Egypt in debt </li></ul>
  9. 9. TRIP TO MECCA <ul><li>Mansa Musa went on a pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca </li></ul><ul><li>His pilgrimage brought Mali fame thought the world </li></ul>
  10. 10. THAT’S COOL <ul><li>80 camels carried 300Ib of gold each </li></ul><ul><li>He is a good leader even though he almost wrecked the Egyptian economy </li></ul>
  11. 11. STILL CONFUSD <ul><li>Why did Mansa Musa give so much gold away? </li></ul><ul><li>Why did he bring so much gold with him? </li></ul><ul><li>Why did he go on the pilgrimage? </li></ul>
  12. 12. THANK YOU TO THIS WEBSITES <ul><li>http://www.enotes.com/middle-ages-biographies/musa-mansa </li></ul><ul><li>http:// blackhistorypages.net/pages/mansamusa.php </li></ul><ul><li>http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_are_a_lot_of_accomplished_dreams_of_mansa_musa </li></ul><ul><li>http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/activity/Mali_to_mecca/ </li></ul>
  13. 13. CONTINUED <ul><li>http://www.history.com/classroom/unesco/timbuktu/mansamoussa.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://wiki.answers.com/Q/For_what_is_Mansa_Musa_best_known </li></ul><ul><li>http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_hobbies_did_Mansa_Musa_have </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Mansa_Musa.aspx </li></ul>

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