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- The puritanical reform movements of the Almoravids and Almohadis arose among what groups of people in Africa?
- To what extent did Islam successfully penetrate the populations of east Africa?
- What is a Sundiata?
- How did the expansion of Islam aid in the creation of international trade on the east African coastline?
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- b a leader whose exploits were the foundation of a great oral tradition; created unified state & basic rules for malinke society
- c Islam expanded to India and southeast Asia, providing a religious bond of trust between those regions and the converted rulers of the cities of east Africa.
- d Islam penetrated very little into the interior among the hunters, pastoralists, and farmers, and even the areas near the trading towns remained relatively unaffected
- e The Berbers, native desert dwellers of North Africa
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Malinke merchants; formed small partnerships to carry out trade throughout Mali empire; eventually spread throughout much of West Africa
- between Niger and Senegal rivers
- Despite great effort to shift the focus of trade into their hands, the Portuguese were never able to control trade on the northern Swahili coast.
- Great Zimbabwe
- Great Zimbabwe was constructed by Arab Muslims who were trading with the Bantu residents of the region
5 True/False Questions
what was the form of political organization of the yoruba people of Nigeria? → between Niger and Senegal rivers
The Sahel refers to the → grassland belt at the southern edge of the Sahara that served as a point of exchange between the forests of the south and north Africa.
What Sudanic kingdom declined in 1076, making way for new political organizations in the region? → Ghana
Sudanic states of Mali and Songhay → terribrial cores of some ethnicity, power extended
What was the social and political function of the griots? → between Niger and Senegal rivers