Cengage Advantage Books: American Passages: A History of the by Edward L. Ayers, Lewis L. Gould, David M. Oshinsky, Jean R.

By Edward L. Ayers, Lewis L. Gould, David M. Oshinsky, Jean R. Soderlund

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Askia Mohammed, who ruled from 1493 to 1528, expanded the empire even farther. He strengthened ties with other Muslims and reformed government, banking, and education. He adopted Islamic law and encouraged intellectual growth. After his reign, however, Songhai declined, and Moroccans conquered Timbuktu in 1593. Beyond these empires, along the West African coast lay smaller states with highly developed cultures. Although influenced by Islam, they retained much of their traditional religions. Divine kings governed many of the coastal states.

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At the local level, however, native leaders often retained their positions. These caciques headed the Indian towns, collected tribute from households, and recruited forced laborers on demand of the Spanish authorities. Spanish Mercantilism The Crown regulated commerce through the Casa de la Contratación, a government-controlled trading house founded in 1503 in Seville. Spain pursued the economic policy of mercantilism, which held that nations had monopolistic rights to trade with their colonies.

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