Africa is the ----- largest continent.
What is the longest river in Africa?
What is the highest mountain in Africa?
What are the two largest deserts in Africa?
Sahara and Kalahari
What is the one great valley in Africa?
Great Rift Valley
How many countries does Rain Forest cover?
Rain forests cover what percent of the land surface in Africa?
What are some of the natural resources in Africa?
Oil, Gold, Cocoa, Peanut, Coffee, Sisal, Diamond
A traditional African religion. Believes in one remote supreme being, a world of spirits, believe in magic and charms, ancestor veneration, Diviner is the mediator between the tribe and gods.
the mediator between the tribe and the gods in Animism
Islam consumes what percent of the religious community in Africa?
Christianity consumes what percent of the religious community in Africa?
What are the four climate zones?
Mild climate zone, Desert Climate zone, Rain Forest climate zone, and Savannas climate zone
Mild climate zone
Lots of farmers and herders, fertile land that produces tons of crops all year round, moderate rain fall with warm temperatures.
Desert climate zone
temperatures can reach 130 degrees. covers about 40% of Africa
rain forest climate
alone the equator and makes up 9-10% of Africa. with heavy rain and warm temperatures. lots of disease carrying bugs infect all living organisms with the sleeping sickness. by the tsetse fly
savannas climate zone
grassland with small vegetation.covers about 40% of Africa some rainfall, most of the population live here,
the process of the desert taking over more and more of the Sahel
meaning "coastline" in Arabic
part of Egyptian control but then broke free and became an independent state , Kush
developed along the Nile river, came back to conquer the egyptians, became the 25th dynasty of Egypt, historians do not know why this kingdom fell
Economy in Kush
based on farming, iron trade with Egypt.
useful for iron weapons and tools, could grow more food and feed more people,
Know this fact
Kush was an important iron-working center
located south of Kush on a plateau on the red sea, in what is now Ethiopia
working with stone, building dams and aqueducts
What was Aksum's chief seaport?
What were popular exports at Audlis?
What were popular imports at Audlis?
wine, textiles, glass, olive oil, brass, iron, copper....
Who was the Axumita ruler?
What did King Ezana do?
Made Christianity the official religion, conquered Kush.
Only farm for you
cut steps into the mountain so water does not fall down
one god,(Mahren) worshiped spirits of nature and honor dead ancestors
What did the first mint coin say on it?
"may the country be satisfied"
a permanent move from one country or region to another
anything that pushes people out of an area or pulls people into an area
Aksum reached its height during the reign of