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September 29, 2009


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September 29, 2009

  1. 1. September 29, 2009 <ul><li>Sunday, Michael Vick was able play for the Eagles. Do you agree with giving him a second chance? If you were Andy Reid, would you have signed him? If you were Andy Reid, how would you have used him? </li></ul>
  2. 2. If you e mailed me <ul><li>I had trouble logging on to my school district account this weekend </li></ul><ul><li>It’s fixed now and I will answer as soon as I can </li></ul><ul><li>I will give extensions to any people who need them because of this problem </li></ul>
  3. 3. Homework: <ul><li>What is your favorite kind of art? Why do you like it? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Ancient Mali <ul><li>c. 1230 to c. 1600 </li></ul><ul><li>Remember c. stands for Circa and means about </li></ul><ul><li>Occupies the same area as ancient Ghana </li></ul>
  5. 5. Sundiata Keita <ul><li>The ‘Lion King’ </li></ul><ul><li>c. 1217 - c. 1255 </li></ul><ul><li>Founder of the Mali Empire </li></ul>
  6. 6. Mansa Musa <ul><li>King of Mali </li></ul><ul><li>Mansa (King) from 1312 to 1337 </li></ul><ul><li>Noted for his trip to Mecca </li></ul><ul><li>Legendary character </li></ul><ul><li>Famous in Europe as a legendary king </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Hajj <ul><li>A Muslim’s journey to Mecca </li></ul><ul><li>All Muslims are expected to make the trip once in their lives </li></ul><ul><li>Mansa Musa made this trip in 1324 </li></ul><ul><li>That’s the Great Mosque in Mecca </li></ul>
  8. 8. Mansa Musa <ul><li>Mansa Musa was accompanied by a caravan consisting of 60,000 men including a personal retinue of 12,000 slaves, all of whom were clad in brocade and Persian silk. He also brought with him 80 to 100 camels loaded with 300 pounds of gold each. The emperor rode on horseback and was directly preceded by 500 slaves, each of whom carried a four-pound staff of solid gold. </li></ul>
  9. 10. Mansa Musa