Please respond to the following questions: (Note: Please respond to the following in at least 175 words. In addition, please make a substantive comment (at least five sentences) to one  of your classmates. Make sure to provide examples that will expand your classmate’s response. Do NOT attach responses to the thread.
In responding to this week’s questions students need to keep in mind that these are “mini essays” more than “discussions”. This is the only opportunity that students will have to demonstrate their command of the topics under discussion, so every student should make these responses count. This applies to the classmate response as well.
- From the e-Activity and this week’s readings, examine the extent to which the kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, and Songhai contributed to the development of West African and African- American history. Support your response with two (2) examples of the cultural patterns of West African kingdoms that have reproduced themselves in America.