Africa

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Bantu

a large group of Africans migratory Nomadic

savana

grasslands

desert

hardly any rain

sahara

worlds largest desert

Oasis

small area of water located within a desert

clan

a small group of famlies that can trace their roots back to common ancestors

Oral history

To pass down by word of mouth through generations

Mansa Musa

great king of Mali who took his people to hajj

ile-ife/benin

two great forest, kingdoms of west africa

ghana/mali/songhai

kingdoms (in order) that all existed in the same area

obas

king of benin

trade centers

askum, kilwa

trade goods

gold, salt, ivory, iron

swahili

a spoken language of east africa

aksum

a city in present day ethioia

kilwa

a trade city in east africa

great zimbabwe

power, southern african city

iron

great trade item

timbukutu/tombouctou

on the bend of the niger river a great trading city

niger river

important trade route helpful to Mali,Gham, and sunghai

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