5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a The title for a ruler in West Africa.
- b Great mosque made of mud built here; major center for iron-working and trade; center for Islamic learning and scholarship
- c Kingdom located in Ethiopian highlands; replaced Meroe in first century CE; received strong influence from Arabian peninsula; eventually converted to Christianity; modern day Ethiopia
- d Collective name of a large group of sub-Saharan African languages and of the peoples speaking these languages.
- e kingdom based on agriculture; formed on lower Kongo River; capital at Mbanza Kongo; ruled by hereditary monarchy
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- A puritanical reformist movement among the Islamic Berber tribes of northern Africa; controlled gold trade across Sahara; conquered Ghana in 1076; moved southward against African kingdom of the savanna and westward into Spain.
- located between Senegal and Niger rivers; created by Malinke people who broke away from Ghana in 13th century; First leader Sundiata; Mansa Musa great leader ruled 25 years, made epic hajj to Mecca; controlled gold-salt trade; built great mosque at Jenne; Timbuktu Islamic center of learning; 13th-15th centuries
- Living, growing, or produced naturally in a particular place; native
- city-state on east African coast; fishing limited trade from 800-1000; turned to agriculture, increased trade in pottery and stoneware; major trading center by 14th century
- African societies organized around kinshp or other forms of obligation and lacking the concentration of political power and authority associated with states
5 True/False Questions
Griots → The first West African kingdom based on the gold and salt trade, First known kingdom in sub-Saharan West Africa between the sixth and thirteenth centuries C.E.; rose to power by taxing gold and salt exchanged within its borders
Diviner → a person who is believed to communicate with the spirit world and to help other people interact with their gods; witch-doctor soothsayer
Malinke → located between Senegal and Niger rivers; created by Malinke people who broke away from Ghana in 13th century; First leader Sundiata; Mansa Musa great leader ruled 25 years, made epic hajj to Mecca; controlled gold-salt trade; built great mosque at Jenne; Timbuktu Islamic center of learning; 13th-15th centuries
Contemporaneous → ..., occurring in the same period of time
Zeng → Nigerian city-state form by the Edo people during the 14th century by Ewuare the Great; famous for its bronze art work