The Empire of Mali
Answer the questions on your own paper using complete sentences. Click on the blue links to find the answers.

1. What empire did Mali replace?
2. What was the name of the Mali king?
3. What were the two main items traded in Mali?
4. What was the name of the kings grandson?
5. What was built in Timbuktu?
6. What did Timbuktu become a leading center of?

7. What did Sundiata know was the way to wealth?
8. Who started coming to Mali?
9. What was Sundiata's nickname?
10. What religion was Sundiata?
11. Why do you think the people liked Sundiata?
12. How many years did Sundiata rule?

Mansa Musa
13. What religion was Mansa Musa?
14. Why did Mansa Musa go on his pilgrimage?
15. Why did Mansa Musa get famous?
16. Who did Mansa Musa bring to Cairo with him?
17. What effects did this have?

Ibn Battuta
18. What might a traveler like Ibn Battuta have learned by traveling through Mali?

Fall of Mali
19. Why did the Empire of Mali fall?
20. What empire replaced Mali?