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Songhai presentation


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Songhai presentation

  1. 1. Songhai  
  2. 2. Development of Songhai  <ul><li>In the years past Songhai has had many leaders that got them to their height. The rulers were called &quot;Askia&quot; in the 1400's. Sunni Ali fought many wars and also conquered cities of Timbuktu and Jenne. So his empire expanded through their accomplishments.  </li></ul>
  3. 3. Location of Songhai <ul><li>The Songhai empire was located in Africa North-west of Nigeria but later moved up to west of Sudan.  </li></ul>
  4. 4. Ancient civilization Leader. <ul><li>One of Songhai's ancient leaders was Sunni Ali. He was taught at a young age about warfare and warfare techniques. He became part of the Empire in 1469. In his rule he gave some pretty good names for himself like he is remembered as the Magician of great power. Sunni Ali pretty much kept the empire going strong. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Economy of Songhai <ul><li>The economy of Songhai was mostly based on dry-land farmers and merchants. The merchants sold goods like cooked foods and clothing. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Time Period <ul><li>The Songhai Empire was around from the 1400's - 1500's. </li></ul>