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5 Matching questions

  1. What is a Sundiata?
  2. many African societies unaffected by either Christianity or Islam developed states without
  3. What was the nature of urbanization with the Mali empire?
  4. What Sudanic kingdom declined in 1076, making way for new political organizations in the region?
  5. What were some major differences between African civilizations and other post classical societies?
  1. a Ghana
  2. b Mail possessed "port cities" along the Niger River sich as Jenne and Timbuktu, which flourished both commerciallly and culturally
  3. c disparities between the technologies and ideologies of Europeans and Africans also created differences in the ways in which their societies developed
  4. d systems of writing
  5. e a leader whose exploits were the foundation of a great oral tradition; created unified state & basic rules for malinke society

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Difficulties of soil, dought, no technology, farmers could barely provide food
  2. stateless
  3. the yoruba were organized in a number of small city-states under the authority of regional kings
  4. title the king took
  5. Ethiopia

5 True/False questions

  1. How was the institution of slavery viewed in Muslim society?In theory, slavery was seen as a stage in the process of conversion of pagans to Islam.


  2. What was the social and political function of the griots?between Niger and Senegal rivers


  3. what ruler is responsible for the creation of songhay empire?Invasion by a Moroccan Muslim army equipped with firearms, following by internal revolts


  4. The puritanical reform movements of the Almoravids and Almohadis arose among what groups of people in Africa?The Berbers, native desert dwellers of North Africa


  5. What was the impact of the Portuguese arrival on the trading patterns of the east African coast?Despite great effort to shift the focus of trade into their hands, the Portuguese were never able to control trade on the northern Swahili coast.