farmable soil, warm/wet climate, bananas/yams/rice,weavers used bard and plant fibers, isolated
food, salt, leather, people, gold, ivory
Axum, Arabian Peninsula, East African Coast
settled arguments, manages trade, protects the empire, expects complete obedience
one supreme being, Christianity and Muslim
to communicate with a supreme ruler
accepted Muslim religion for trade, lawyer, liked Mansa Musa's work, traveled Islam lands
allowed different religions, wanted Islam stronger, used wealth to build worship places, set-up libraries and collected books
Songhai, Mulim, (old name) Muhammand Ture
Islam in East Africa
spoke Swahili, influenced language and culture
advanced learning, influenced and and buildings
wanderers (groups) foundation of African civilization
ancestor's reborn in kids, matrilineal, valued kids, extended families
carried out by the family/ villagers, oral histories (griots), proverbs, history and life skills
controlled by men, soldiers, rulers
cave paintings(religion),masks, statues, bronze, wood carvings, colorful cloth
music and dance
drums, expressed religious feelings
traditions, repeated, animals, fables- when small ones outsmart large ones
slavery and slave trade
raided, traded people,slave trade, freed with payment or marriage, excluded Muslims, split up families, farmed land
4, rainforest-10%, Desert- largest Sahara, Mediterranean, Savanahs-raise herds of animals
3times with extra room
2,700 miles long
Great rift valley
plateaus drop when earths crust cracks
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