Mansa Musa becomes Emperor

In this lesson, you will learn about who Mansa Musa is and what how he became emperor could reveal about medieval Mali.

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Quiz:

Mansa Musa becomes Emperor

Complete this end of lesson quiz to see how much you have understood in this lesson.

Q1.What image did we use to illustrate the word 'reveal'?

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Q2.Who was Mansa Musa?

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Q3.During what era did Mansa Musa rule?

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Q4.What does the previous emperor getting ready 2,000 ships for his journey reveal about medieval Mali?

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Q5.What does the story of how Mansa Musa became emperor reveal to us about medieval Mali?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Mansa Musa becomes Emperor

Complete this end of lesson quiz to see how much you have understood in this lesson.

Q1.What image did we use to illustrate the word 'reveal'?

1/5

Q2.Who was Mansa Musa?

2/5

Q3.During what era did Mansa Musa rule?

3/5

Q4.What does the previous emperor getting ready 2,000 ships for his journey reveal about medieval Mali?

4/5

Q5.What does the story of how Mansa Musa became emperor reveal to us about medieval Mali?

5/5

Lesson summary: Mansa Musa becomes Emperor

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