5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- King Lalibela
- a Belt south of the Sahara where it transitions into savanna across central Africa. It means literally 'coastland' in Arabic; an exchange region between the forests to the south and north Africa.
- b Collective name of a large group of sub-Saharan African languages and of the peoples speaking these languages.
- c 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
- d Great mosque made of mud built here; major center for iron-working and trade; center for Islamic learning and scholarship
- e Ethiopian king and monarch of Zagwe dynasty who directed a remarkable building project in which 11 great churches were sculpted from rock into the ground
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- inequality; difference
- an Arabic-influenced Bantu language that is spoken widely in eastern and central Africa
- the Arabic word for western North Africa; a region of western North Africa, consisting of the Mediterranean coastlands of what is now Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria
- A religious outlook that sees gods in many aspects of nature and propriates them to help control and explain nature. the belief that spirits are present in animals, plants, and other natural objects.
- City located in present-day Tunisia, founded by Phoenicians ca. 800 B.C.E. It became a major commercial center and naval power in the western Mediterranean until defeated by Rome in the third century B.C.E. (p. 107)
5 True/False Questions
Nubia → The Coptic (Christians of Egypt) influence spread up the Nile into__________________(the ancient land of Kush). Muslims attempted to penetrate_________and met stiff resistance in the 9th century (left Christian descendants of ancient Kush - left as independent Christian kingdom until 13th century).
Hausa → Peoples of northern Nigeria; formed states following the demise of Songhay empire that combined Muslim and pagan traditions.
Berbers → Great mosque made of mud built here; major center for iron-working and trade; center for Islamic learning and scholarship
Sundiata → Leader(1464- 1492) of Songhai that drove out the Berbers and built the largest empire in West Africa; tactical commander and ruthless leader who seized trading cities of Timbuktu and Jenne
Stateless society → African societies organized around kinshp or other forms of obligation and lacking the concentration of political power and authority associated with states