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Kat and Abby's Africa Timeline

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  • 350

    Ghana Empire Rises

    Ghana Empire Rises
    The Ghana Empire was located in the present day southeastern parts of Mauritania and the western parts of Mali. The Ghana empire had a monarchy throughout its reign and had about many different leaders. There was a large muslim section in the Ghana empire and this section made up most of the the merchant populations.
  • Jan 1, 900

    Hausa Empire Rises

    Hausa Empire Rises
    The Housa Empire was located in the northwestern parts of present day Nigeria. This empire received much wealth through trade and having command of a extremely powerful cavalry. The origins of this empire was a myth about two brothers that wanted to raid the empires to the north. This upset their dad and the army split into two parts neither were powerful enough to attack successfully so the king went to a local chief and was told to follow a snake. The snake led the king to the site of his
  • Jan 1, 960

    Kilwa Empire Rises

    Kilwa Empire Rises
    The Kilwa Empire was located around where the present day country of Tanzania is. The empire became very wealthy through trade of very expensive objects including goals. The original leader of the empire had seven brothers and sisters and his mo was a slave. When his father died they were forced out of their home and founded the Kilwa Empire.
  • Jan 1, 1220

    Great Zimbabwe Empire Rises

    Great Zimbabwe Empire Rises
    The Great Zimbabwe empire was located where present day Zimbabwe is in southern Africa. Great Zimbabwe is famous for the large stone structure it held until recently. The empire was founded when the demand for gold went up because there is much gold located around Great Zimbabwe.
  • Jan 1, 1230

    Mali Empire Rises

    Mali Empire Rises
    The Mali empire was located in western africa. The Mali Empire had influenced many empires surrounding the empire. The empire was known for the wealth the rulers of the kingdom obtained.
  • Jan 1, 1340

    Songhai Empire Rises

    Songhai Empire Rises
    The Songhia Empire (aka Songhay Empire) was located where present day Niger and Burkina Faso. The Niger River flowed through the empire and right past the capital city of Gao. after the death of the last leader Askia Daoud civil war broke out and weakened the empire, the empire was then invaded and conquered.
  • Jan 1, 1400

    Yoruba Empire Rises

    Yoruba Empire Rises
    The Yoruba Empire was located where in the northwestern parts of present day Nigeria. The empire was south of the where the Hausa empire. The empire turned against one another when they began taking advantage of their current place in politics and pushed for independence. This led to the decline of the empire since it weakened the empire greatly.
  • Jan 1, 1415

    Ghana Empire Falls

    Ghana Empire Falls
    The Ghana Empire was located in the present day southeastern parts of Mauritania and the western parts of Mali. The Ghana empire had a monarchy throughout its reign and had about many different leaders. There was a large muslim section in the Ghana empire and this section made up most of the the merchant populations.
  • Jan 1, 1430

    Mutapa Empire Rises

    Mutapa Empire Rises
    The Mutapa empire was located in southern Africa between Mozambique and Zambia. This empire was founded b6y the same people who founded Great Zimbabwe. This empire covered around 700,000 km2.
  • Jan 1, 1440

    Benin Empire Rises

    Benin Empire Rises
    The Benin empire is located in present day Nigeria and should not be confused with the present day country of Benin. The founders of the Benin empire were originally ruled by the “Kings of the Sky”. The empire was protected by large walls made of earth that surrounded most of the empire. These walls protected the empire from invaders on most sides.
  • Jan 1, 1450

    Great Zimbabwe Empire Falls

    Great Zimbabwe Empire Falls
    The Great Zimbabwe empire was located where present day Zimbabwe is in southern Africa. Great Zimbabwe is famous for the large stone structure it held until recently. The empire was founded when the demand for gold went up because there is much gold located around Great Zimbabwe.
  • Jan 1, 1560

    Kilwa Empir e Falls

    Kilwa Empir e Falls
    The Kilwa Empire was located around where the present day country of Tanzania is. The empire became very wealthy through trade of very expensive objects including goals. The original leader of the empire had seven brothers and sisters and his mo was a slave. When his father died they were forced out of their home and founded the Kilwa Empire.
  • Songhai Empire Falls

    Songhai Empire Falls
    The Songhia Empire (aka Songhay Empire) was located where present day Niger and Burkina Faso. The Niger River flowed through the empire and right past the capital city of Gao. after the death of the last leader Askia Daoud civil war broke out and weakened the empire, the empire was then invaded and conquered.
  • Mali Empire Falls

    Mali Empire Falls
    The Mali empire was located in western africa. The Mali Empire had influenced many empires surrounding the empire. The empire was known for the wealth the rulers of the kingdom obtained.
  • Mutapa Empire Falls

    Mutapa Empire Falls
    The Mutapa empire was located in southern Africa between Mozambique and Zambia. This empire was founded b6y the same people who founded Great Zimbabwe. This empire covered around 700,000 km2.
  • Benin Empire Falls

    Benin Empire Falls
    The Benin empire is located in present day Nigeria and should not be confused with the present day country of Benin. The founders of the Benin empire were originally ruled by the “Kings of the Sky”. The empire was protected by large walls made of earth that surrounded most of the empire. These walls protected the empire from invaders on most sides.
  • Yoruba Empire Falls

    Yoruba Empire Falls
    The Yoruba Empire was located where in the northwestern parts of present day Nigeria. The empire was south of the where the Hausa empire. The empire turned against one another when they began taking advantage of their current place in politics and pushed for independence. This led to the decline of the empire since it weakened the empire greatly.
  • Hausa Empire Falls

    Hausa Empire Falls
    The Housa Empire was located in the northwestern parts of present day Nigeria. This empire received much wealth through trade and having command of a extremely powerful cavalry. The origins of this empire was a myth about two brothers that wanted to raid the empires to the north. This upset their dad and the army split into two parts neither were powerful enough to attack successfully so the king went to a local chief and was told to follow a snake. The snake led the king to the site of his
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