Africa

africa

  • 200

    Ghana

    Ghana
    200 A.D. to 1,200 A.D.
    Ghana is located in northwest africa.
    Ghana was controlled by Sundiata in 1240 A.D.
  • Period: 200 to

    Africa

  • Jan 1, 600

    Hausa

    Hausa
    . Hausa
    a.600’s to 1800’s
    b. Located in north central Africa in modern day northern Nigeria.
    The Hausa people are exclusevly Muslim.
    Hausa is a major part of Nigerian politics.
  • Apr 1, 800

    Mali

    Mali
    800 to 1550 A.D.
    Predominantly a savannah, this vast region has two seasons, a rainy season and a dry season.
    People in mali speak mande
  • Apr 1, 1000

    Kilwa

    Kilwa
    Kilwa
    1000-1505
    Kilwa is a small island off of Africa. Part of it is known as Tanzania
    Kilwa had become the most powerful city on the East African coast
  • Apr 1, 1100

    Great Zimbabwe

    Great Zimbabwe
    Great Zimbabwe
    1100-1400
    It is South East Africa.
    Zimbabwean monarch and would have been used as the seat of their political power
  • Apr 1, 1300

    Songhai

    Songhai
    Songhai
    1300 to 1600 A.D.
    songhai had three mosques. The earliest dated to the 13th century and lasted into the early 19th century.
    songhai is also known as songhay.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1400 to

    Yoruba

  • Apr 1, 1400

    Yoruba

    Yoruba
    a.1400-1905
    Located in western Africa in present day Southwest Nigeria and Benin
    Oyo (ancient Yoruba) used to be the largest state in West Africa
  • Apr 2, 1450

    Mutapa

    Mutapa
    Mutapa
    1450-1629
    Found in Southern Africa.
    Mutapa proved invulnerable to attack and even economic manipulation due to the mwenemutapa strong control over gold production