When did the songhai empire fall?
The Songhai (also Songhay) Empire fell in 1612. The empire was defeated by the Moroccans in 1519 and then fell into anarchy and the empire came to a sudden close in 1612.
military weakness. :)
the invasion of the Moroccans.
The Songhai's important cities were destroyed by Moroccans.
The capital of the Songhai Empire is Gao.
Songhai Empire ended in 1591.
The Songhai Emprire is different from the Ghana Emprire and Mali Empire because the Songhai Empire came after the Mali Empire and Ghana Empire.
After Mansa Musa died the empire started declining. Songhai then conquered ancient Mali.
Mali's empire helped songhai controll trade routes and it made songhai richer
The Mali Empire came before the Songhai Empire.
The Songhai Empire was in West Africa.
the Songhai empire was defeated due to the lack of modern use of weapons by the Songhai military
The Songhai empire traded mostly salt and gold.
The Songhai Empire lasted from around 1340 to 1591.
Songhai empire is in west africa
The Songhai Empire grew by having a rich salt reserve and great soil. Also with the sub-saharan trade it made the songhai empire very rich.
The languages of the Songhai Empire in Africa included: Songhai Malinké Mandinka Fulani Bozo Soninke Hausa Mooré
songhai empire was the capitol of gao
Gao was the capital of the Songhai Empire.
The city that was once the center of the Mali empire and became the center of the Songhai empire was Gao
the Moroccan army invaded Songhai
I think it was the Songhai empire in Africa.
Yes. The Songhai Empire was the largest empire that West Africa and even Africa had ever seen.
of infighting among Songhai subjects.
The Songhai Empire no longer exists. It ended in about 1591.
The Songhai empire controled the gold and salt trade, which gave them their money and power over West Africa.
The Sorko people who lived along the middle Niger, east of Mali, built the Songhai empire.
The Songhai Interacted with mostly european. Mainly Portuguese and dutch.
Songhai Empire was at is peak from 1500 AD to 1582. In 1500, Songhai covered 1.4 million square kilometers. It had conquered most of the Mali Empire and had sent expeditions into modern Senegal and Nigeria. In 1582, Askia Daoud died and the empire erupted in civil war for succession. By the time the war was over, Songhai was being invaded by Morocco which crushed it in 1591.
The Mughal Empire was located in India, the Songhai Empire in West Africa and the Ottoman Empire was located across South East Europe, North East Africa and a bit of Asia.
It was BIG
The Songhai empire did not last until 1964. Its collapse was in approximately 1591.
The Songhai Empire conquered their land.
through the niger river
why didnt another kingdom develop in west africa after the fall of songhai
sunni ali kept Songhai a strong empire because he stretched more than 1000 miles of land. he also encouraged more trade,which helped Songhai remain a strong empire until the end of the 1500s
== Songhai achieved expansion under the ruler of Sonni Ali,Ali was a Muslim like the Mali rulers before him. He was an efficient warrior who in the 1460's conquered many of the nieghboring states around Songhai. These were just a few of the many achievements of songhai for more go to http://www.answers.com/topic/songhai-empire
The Songhai Empire (sometimes spelled Songhay) is regarded by scholars and laymen alike as one of Africa's greatest empires. The Songhai Empire rose to particularly lofty heights in the late 1400s during the magnificent rule of Sunni Ali. During the reign of Sunni Ali most of what was formerly the Ghanaian and Mali Empires were incorporated into the Songhai Empire
In the 1300s Songhai had become so rich and powerful to draw attention of the rulers of Mali. Then, they sent an army to conquer Songhai. Later, as the Empire of Mali became weaker, they rose up against them, and won their freedom.
They made babies.
Their gold was famous
it began in 900b.c.
to be better at nothing
In approximately 1420.
Songhai because it covered a lot of area, and grew farther than Mali.
Songhai became a powerful empire because they controlled the river and trade with peoples to the north and south. Thus, they started gaining both wealth and power.
Timbouctou/Timbuktu was annexed by the Mali Empire and then the Songhai Empire.
The Mali Empire included it first and then the Songhai Empire did a while later
Monarchy. Songhai was ruled by a king or emperor and had local rulers who administered their regions and paid taxes, tributes and military support to Songhai.