Houghton Mifflin Social Studies
Across the Centuries

Lesson at a Glance
Chapter 5, Lesson 3: The Empires of Mali and Songhai (pp. 118-122)

The Big Idea
Framework Concept: Diversity After the fall of Ghana, the valuable salt and gold trade led to the establishment of two even larger and wealthier empires in West Africa, Mali and Songhai.

Lesson Outline
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