The Mali Empire was strong with forces, which their empire was the size of Western Europe. Mali was a world power, which made them over more dominion of its neighbors. Mali traded with Europe and Egypt, which were very successful because most of the trade items were gold. Mali adopted the religion of Islam, which was another addition contribution to their success. The fall of the Mali Empire was the death of their leader Mansa.
Evaluation of the Changes in Roman Society Due to Punic Wars. The Punic wars were the important events in the western civilization as they were the taking place simultaneously with the development of Rome empire. The invasion of Italy left Rome with the major rival in the Carthage. Carthage is located on the peninsula in the Gulf of Tunis, and it is linked by two canals as it has two harbors. In all, there occurred three different Punic wars at different times.
This new design would allow boats to sail farther and faster with fewer resources. Another of his contributions to expansion was his school for sailors set up in Portugal’s conquered city in North Africa. The school started in 1418 compiled maps and charts for interpretation and examination with the goal of charting as much ocean as possible. With Italy controlling trade with the Islamic states and growing into an empire of its own other European countries couldn’t compete with trade in the Mediterranean.
Millions of Africans were shipped by force o America. The slave trade had many disastrous results in Africa societies. The slave trade became an important aspect of a dynamic and complex situation in Africa during the period from the 15th to 17th centuries. Slaves had been treated the same in the Ottoman Empire and Africa. Slaves in Africa and the Ottoman Empire were a part of society and had a chance to promote.
With the right ruler, who had ambition and had order, these states were able to grow in kingdoms such Ghana, Kongo, and Mali. After the fall of Mali, the Songhay Empire became the dominant power of Africa. It was in power for awhile until they were attacked by Moroccan soldiers. When the empire fell, city-states and small kingdoms grew. There was also the Kingdom of Kongo.
Lastly, the Roman Republic was simply greater than Carthage, and was largely the reason Hannibal lost the Second Punic War. This war demonstrates a story that the populace loves to hear. Carthage was clearly dominant throughout the war, until the final years where Rome emerged victorious. It was such a simple transformation; however, modern historians can still debate for hours about it. Was it Carthage that made a mistake, or did Rome renew itself and fight back against the mighty Carthaginians?
Rome had many riches. Rome had the most fertile farmland of all Europe. The conquered people of the Europe were taken captive. Soldiers’ lands were taken over by the rich while the soldiers were out at war. The large farms that were taken of by the wealthy had up to thousands of slaves each.
Musa is best known for a pilgrimage he made in Mecca in 1324. He went in regal spleror with an entourage of sixty thousand persons, including twelve thousand servants. Musa returned to his kingdom with an architect who designed imposing buildings in Timbuktu and other cities of Sudan” Chapter two This chapter is about the beginning of the slave trade. Blacks weren’t the only type of people that were slaves of course, just the most popular. Plantation owners preferred blacks because they were easier to find if they ran away, they tend to be more immune to diseases, and they didn’t really know their way around.
There are many motives for which the Europeans pursued imperialism in the 19th century, either for national prestige and glory, social Darwinism or even the White Man’s Burden. However the motive for which is most importantly noted for is profit from trade of materials and slaves from the new colonies of the European Empires. The colonizers traded slaves from Africa to the Americas and gained access to raw materials spread all throughout Africa. Europeans began conquering Africa and Asian in the early 16th century. Portugal was the 1st country to colonize.
The imperialistic nature of Rome absorbed many foreign elements the most prolific being slaves. Slaves took work form plebeians and helped create a wider gulf between the rich and poor. They also added to the political unrest with their own uprisings and also inciting discontent in the poor who had less and less occupational opportunities because of slavery. This discontent of plebeians allowed ambitious men to champion the causes of the people and acquire political power. One of these ambitious men was Caesar, who changed a dictatorship into a lifetime appointment and started the Roman Empire.