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Mansa Musa: King of Mali

Mansa Musa: King of Mali

Introduce students to Mansa Musa, a celebrated king of the Mali empire, with this engaging social studies worksheet! Students read background on Mali’s 14th-century Islamic empire in western Africa and its famous king, Mansa Musa. After reading the text, learners will be asked to write a news article reporting on Mansa Musa and his extravagant pilgrimage to Mecca. This exercise provides an overview of significant accomplishments of Mansa Musa and explores the impact of cultural interactions across geographic regions.

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