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  1. Sharia
  2. Disparity
  3. Mansa Musa
  4. Stateless society
  5. Almoravids
  1. a 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.
  2. b inequality; difference
  3. c African societies organized around kinshp or other forms of obligation and lacking the concentration of political power and authority associated with states
  4. d greatest Mali king; brought Mali to its peak of power and wealth from 1312 the 1337; expanded borders, maintained peace and order, religious freedom and tolerance; hajj to Mecca; built Timbuktu
  5. e Islamic law; defined among other things the patrilineal nature of Islamic inheritance; the system of law that regulates family life, moral conduct and the business and community life of Muslims

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A reformist movement among the Islamic Berbers of northern Africa; later than the Almoravids; penetrated into sub-Sahara Africa.
  2. Ethiopian king who directed building project of 11 great churches sculpted from rock underground; promoted Christianity.
  3. the holiest Yoruba city; created terra-cotta and bronze portrait heads that rank among the greatest achievements of African art
  4. Arab traveler who described African societies and cultures in his travel records
  5. Living, growing, or produced naturally in a particular place; native

5 True/False questions

  1. AnimismThe title for a ruler in West Africa.


  2. Kilwacity-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


  3. Berbersconverted to Islam, were fiercely independent desert and mountain dwellers, were the original inhabitants of North Africa, they accepted Islam as their faith, and many maintained their Berber identities and loyalties, there were two groups-the Almoravids and the Almohads that united the Maghrib under Muslim rule,


  4. HausaPeoples of northern Nigeria; formed states following the demise of Songhay empire that combined Muslim and pagan traditions.


  5. BeninNigerian city-state form by the Edo people during the 14th century by Ewuare the Great; famous for its bronze art work


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