Chapter 13 Section 2 Pages 461-467 Questions 1-4 Africa’s Government and Religion! 1. How did the kings of Ghana hold tightly to their POWER? • The Ghana Kings insisted local rulers send their sons to royal court, police the kingdom, and control trade. 2. How did Mansa Musa attempt to strengthen Islam in Mali. • Mansa Musa built Mosques, set up muslim libraries, and invited Muslim scholars to Mali 3. Draw a diagram to show the effects of Islam on West and East Africa. Influenced Laws Effects Of Islam Art And Architecture Advanced Learning 4.How did having the central authority rest with a single person benefit the king, individuals, and the kingdom? How is this model of a government reflected in modern government? • A King granted favors to his subjects, who paid taxes and were loyal to him. Yes with 1 hand washes the other.