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6th grade_Medieval Africa Study Guide

6th grade_Medieval Africa Study Guide

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Plateau
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An area of high flat land
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Benin
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An empire in the rain forest
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camels
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"Ships of the desert"
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Swahili ("people of the coast")
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East Africa's culture and language
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matriiineal
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Tracing descent through mothers
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Jazz
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Developed from African music
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Islam
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Spread from Arabia into Africa beginning in the A.D. 600s
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Griots
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Storytellers
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plantations
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Huge farms that grew a crop for sale
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clan
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A group of people descended from the same ancestor
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it crossed 1,500 miles of the Sahara
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Hans Vischer called this trade route "death road" because _____.
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the Nile River
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What's Africa's longest river?
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taxed traders, had a big army, and owned gold mines
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Ghana grew powerful because it _____.
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Songhai
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Sunni Ali was the leader of the _____.
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Christianity
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In A.D. 300, the religion that King Ezana of Axum brought to Africa was _____.
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generals
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Who Sundiata of Mali put in charge of provinces
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poetry making and mining
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The skills Bantu spread thoughout Africa
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the arrival of Europeans
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What changed the nature of slavery in Africa?
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cave paintings
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What is the earliest African art form known?
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Mansa Musa of Mali
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Allowed different religions but tried to make Islam stronger
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Zimbabwe
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Which kingdom developed in Southeast Africa?
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Axum
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Which kingdom did NOT trade in salt?
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lastest the longest
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Axum was the empire that _____.
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Adulis
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What was the capital of the earliest empire?
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