Mali Cause and Effect Read each cause (blue boxes) and each effect (yellow boxes.) Use the ARROW tool to match the correct cause to the correct effect. Use research notes, books, internet sites and stories that you have read to help if you get stumped. Write three of your own causes and effects in the blank boxes at the bottom of the page. Make sure they are correctly matched up. Print your page when you are finished. Cause Effect Because gold was so plentiful, Mansa Musa became famous for his wealth and generosity. The Mali people did not have money People made fun of him and didn't think he could be a good ruler. Because Sundiata could not walk or talk until he was 7 years old So they bartered gold for salt. Because he gave away so much gold on his journey, Mali was a very rich country.