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  • 1. The Mali Civilization By: Sean McAndrew
  • 2. Religious Beliefs
    • The civilization of Mali has many different religions, but the most practiced is Islamic. 95% of people in Mali are Islamic. They believe if they pray to the sprits they will get more crops.
  • 3. History
    • The country used to be an independent nation but they are now a French nation.
    • The country Mali was under military rule until 1991.
    • Mali had a war with their neighboring state Burkina-Faso over a border dispute.
    • Mali expanded greatly in the 13 th century and they peaked in the 14 th century.
  • 4. History Continued
    • One of their great leaders Tombocot died in 1864.
    • The Mali civilization under French rule completed the Dakar railway.
    • In 1968 the militia arrested many army officers which lead to one of the bloodiest battles.
    • Another of their presidents Kieta
    • died in prison.
  • 5. Technology
    • The civilization used to be very far behind other civilizations and relied on foreign aide.
    • There are only two television news stations in Mali.
    • The Mails are now very well developed with technology.
  • 6. Politics
    • The government in Mali is republican based.
    • Elections are held every 5yrs and presidents can serve 2 terms.
    • The laws there are based on French laws.
    • The president now is M. Amadou Toumani Toure.
  • 7. Food
    • Mali people eat many varieties of food, but they mostly eat corn and millet.
    • They drink milk and bissap which is a drink that they make from leaves.
    • They also dip vegetables in flour and peanut butter.
  • 8. Food Problems
    • Mali has a problem with food and food shortages. There is not enough food and people don’t have the money to buy it when it is available.
  • 9. One Custom
    • One Mali custom is they like to watch sporting events. They love their soccer teams and watching them play.
  • 10. Another Custom
    • Another custom is that the 90% of the Islamic population prays to a God for more crops to grow for them.
  • 11. Customs Continued…
    • The civilization of Mali worships the God Allah. Allah is the God that is in their book of worship that they pray to 5 times a day.
  • 12. Customs…
    • They also worship cows and believe that they are very sacred to their country.
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