5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Decline of Mali
- Sonni Ali
- Decline of Songhay
- a Caused by weak rulers, and included the capture of Timbuktu in 1433 by the Tuareg and complete fail by the 1300s. Rebel of Songhay.
- b the title for a ruler in west africa. religios and secular.
- c the leader of Songhai that created a bureaucracy, (broke away from Mali) and untied the Songhay kingdom.
- d caused by: drought, disease, weak rulers, not modernizing army, no intrest in trade routes, and civil wars.
- e capital of empire of Mali, established by Sundiata; became an important center of commerce and trade
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Kola nuts (caffine), ivory, ostrich feathers, hides, GOLD, slaves
- happened when trade routes shifted
- Horses, cowry shells, salt, weapons
- Ruler of Mali. Was the model citizen of Mali and his story of the tests of strength: (Doh, 7 doors, and boiling oil) are told so people can be model citizens.
- groups of people traveling together for safety with luxury items to trade and sell at their destination. Traveled by camels in trans-Saharan Africa
5 True/False Questions
Koumbi → capital of empire of Mali, established by Sundiata; became an important center of commerce and trade
Niger River Valley → Are of trade where rivers were used as trade routes to bring Gold to the Coast by canoes. Fisherman traded for cloth in songhay
Kingdoms of west africa → Spread by arab merchants. brought unity, culture & written language; allowed sub-Saharan Africa to govern trade and commerce; didn't replace African religions. Gave more power to owners.
Slavery in ancient africa → Served as merchants, occasionally took power, were islam but still could assosiate with men, had femal army, celebrated as source of life.
Traditional African Religion → Kinship (ansestors important), believed in one creator, and then lesser gods. had diviners who lived with civilians, who they would go to for help.