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Which of the following is true of Askia the Great?

He wanted to do away with Islamic rule.
He was a proponent of learning and culture.
He wanted to do away with slavery.
He was peaceful and disliked conflict.
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Answer:

He was a proponent of learning and culture.

Explanation:

Askia Muhammad, real name Muhammad Ture sylla or Muhammed Touré sylla was the emperor of the Songhai Empire after successfully challenging the heir apparent Sunni Baru. Askia Muhammad was a former general under Emperor Sunni Ali Ber and he would later become known as Askia the Great.

After his accession to the throne of the empire, Askia began to work on expanding the imperial territory. He was also a great proponent of education, encouraging learning and literacy, art and literature. The universities under his kingdom were improved and developed to produce the best scholars and also get himself acquainted with scholars from other kingdoms.

Thus, the correct answer is the second option.

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