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MaliFounder/years

Sundiata Keita/13th century-mid 15th century

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Mali Govt

Not centralized. Mansa=less-elevated kings. Tribe w/ chief rep @ court. Great Gbara Assembly chose hereditary successor/checked power. Used Islamic Shari'a law. STRONG army

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Mali Conquest

General Tiramakhan under Sundiata conquered lands of old Ghana. Iron/leather materials and horses

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MaliReligion

Islam spread via trade, mansa musa ^faith

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MaliArt

Rock paintings, wood carvings, bronze and iron statues, pyramids, stelae (tombs) oral traditions/music

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Mali Writing

Story telling griot ex Epic of Son-Jara. Written law Shari'a

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Mali Public works

SCHOOLS law science literature; mosques

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Mali Jobs

Woman on fields, men at school, blacksmith, leatherwork

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Mali Social

Didn't believe in one

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Mali Economy

Gold/Salt/Iron, Berbers, controlled brigands or robbers on trade routes

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Mali Cities

Timbuktu=leaning/trade COSMOPOLITANSaharaCapital=Niami