Researching this culture gave a lot of insight. They were a sophisticated group of people with an amazing skill to build and also to craft. They left a mark on the land and also a mark in the history of Africa. The Great Zimbabwe astonished everyone with their intelligence. Although they did not leave any form of writing or documentation they left their ruins which provided for it all. They were a wealthy culture due to trade. They eventually fell because of the overuse of land and a drought.