SOL 3.2West Africa Mali By, Jennifer Sagendorf ITRT – Suffolk Public Schools
Mali Madness 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Question 1 How do we know about Mali’s history?
Question 2 Who ruled Mali?
Rich and powerful kings
Question 3 Was Mali a wealthy trading empire before or after Columbus sailed to America?
Question 4 How did storytellers pass on their traditions and stories?
Question 5 Who controlled trade in West Africa?
Question 6 What was one of the largest and wealthiest empires in West Africa?
Question 7 What was salt used for by the desert people?
Question 8 What did miners find in West Africa?
Question 9 What was traded for gold?
Question 10 What were the trade routes that Mali was located between?
Between the sources of salt in the Sahara Desert and the gold regions/mines of West Africa
Question 11 What was the name of an important city in Mali?
Question 12 Why was Timbuktu important?
It had a famous university with a large library containing Greek and Roman books.