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Homework • Test on Islam and Africa Friday. Aim #9: What were the accomplishments of the three great kingdoms of Western Africa? June 6, 2016 Kingdoms of Western Africa 3. What religion did people practice in Ghana? How did it spread to western Africa? • Islam • Spread by the way of the transSaharan trade routes • Ibn Battuta was a traveler and historian from Morocco who traveled to every country in the Muslim world over 27 years, encouraging people to be more devout Muslims. Why do think many common people in this kingdom refused to give up their animistic beliefs? 5. What pilgrimage do you think Mansa Musa was on? Mansa Musa converted to Islam and took the haji (1324-1325): Visiting the Muslim world inspired him to build the city of Timbuktu: Great center of trade, culture and education. Concluding Question • Which of the following golden ages do you think was most impressive, and why (provide at least three specific examples to support your argument): – Pax Romana – Golden age of the Islamic Empire – Golden age of Ghana, Mali and Songhai