You asked: What are the three major kingdoms of West Africa?

Why do you think that all 3 West African kingdoms declined for many of the same reasons?

Answer: The causes for all three kingdoms to rise and fall were based on leadership and economic issues. Ghana rose as a result of a good economy and fell as a result of losing its monopoly on profitable trade routes.

Which of the three West African kingdoms were the largest?

Songhai was the largest West African kingdom of the three.

Which is the oldest kingdom in Nigeria?

The Nri Kingdom in the Awka area was founded in about 900 AD in north central Igboland, and is considered the oldest kingdom in Nigeria.

What part of Africa was first introduced to Islam?

North Africa was first introduced to Islam because it was closest to the Middle East. Islam then spread to West Africa through the Sahara Desert.

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