5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Muhammad the Great(Askia Muhammad)
- a Professional oral historians who served as keepers of traditions and advisors to kings within the Mali Empire
- b Malinke merchants; formed small partnerships to carry out trade throughout Mali empire; eventually spread throughout much of West Africa
- c stopping and starting at irregular intervals
- d extended boundaries of Songhay empire; Islamic ruler of mid-16th century; one of the many askias that succeeded Sunni Ali
- e 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).
5 Multiple choice questions
- The Arabic term for eastern north Africa; the term used by the Romans for Africa.
- Centrally located - West Central Africa - consisted of a group of small kingdoms along the Zaire River; was a confederation of smaller states brought under the control of the king and divided into eight provinces.,
- Great mosque made of mud built here; major center for iron-working and trade; center for Islamic learning and scholarship
- Kingdoms that developed during the height of Ghana's power in the region; based at Takrur on the Senegal River to the west and Gao on the Niger River to the east; included Mali and Songhay.
- 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 True/False questions
King Lalibela → 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
King Lalibela → 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
Maghrib → 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
Diviner → a person who is believed to communicate with the spirit world and to help other people interact with their gods; witch-doctor soothsayer
Animism → Professional oral historians who served as keepers of traditions and advisors to kings within the Mali Empire