Egyptian writing system.
The Old Kingdom lasted from about 2700 to 2200 B.C.E. During this time, early pharaohs set up a strong central government. They also had great pyramids and tombs.
Khufu was the builder of a famous pyrimad. He ruled from 2551 to 2528 B.C.E and was a nice person that just gets things done.
The Middle Kingdom (about 2000 to 1800 B.C.E.) is sometimes called the Period of Reunification because it followed years of chaos and disunity. Egyptians enjoyed great achievements in art.
Senusrets greatest achievement was the white chapel he built.
The New Kingdom (about 1600 to 1100 B.C.E.) is often called Egypt’s Golden Age.During this time pharaohs increased trade and had huge monuments built.
Hatshepsut was Egypts first female pharaoh. She had many great accomplishments. One of her greatest was her rise to power , she demanded the same respect as male rulers, that is what made her rule unique.
A pharaoh named Ramses ii ruled from 1290 to 1224 B.C.E which is more than 60 years. He is best known for his military leadership and building numerous monuments. He had over 100 wives and 100 children. His mummy is one of the best preserved.
Ghana is also known as Awkar. Ghana was the title of its ruler. Ghana ended in 1235 C.E
The Mali empire was also referred to as the Manden Kurufaba. It lasted from 1230 C.E to 1600 C.E
Mali's most famous ruler
Songhai was a state that dominated in the 15th and 16th century. It was one of the largest states in African History. It lasted from 1340 to 1591