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Chapter 15 World History patterns of interaction

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Lineage
descendants of a common ancestor
Stateless societies
lineage groups took the place of rulers. Also, didn't have a centralized system of power.
patrilineal
society trace their ancestors through their fathers
matrilineal
society, children trace their ancestors through their mothers
Maghrib
The part of north africa that is today the mediterranean coast of libya, tunisia, algeria, and morocco
almoravids
Ibn yasins teachings soon attracted and he founded a strict religious brotherhood, known as the............
Almohads
another group of Berber Muslim reformers, seized power from the Almoravids
Efe
hunter and gathering group society in Africa that make their home in the Ituri Foriest in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Ghana
was a kingdom, and its rulers were growing rich by taxing the goods that traders carried through their territory.
Mali
Kingdom, and its founders/rulers were the Mande-speaking people who lived south of Ghana.
Sundiata
Mali's first great leader, came to power by crushing a cruel unpopular leader
Mansa Musa
he was Sundiata's grandnephew, was a muslim.
Ibn Battuta
one of Mansa Musa's successors, traveled 27 years, visiting most of the countries in the islamic world.
Songhai
People to the east of Mali, built near the Niger river near Gao.
Hausa
group of people named after the people the language they spoke.
yoruba
like the hausa, these people all spoke a common language.
Benin
This kingdom, was to the south and west of life , near the delta of the Niger River.
gold and salt
two most important trading items in the empire of ghana
islamic
empire of Ghana was influenced by this religion
ife and oyo
two largest yoruba kingdoms
Swahili
Arabic blended with the bantu language to create the ...... language
Great Zimbabwe
Gold and ivory helped the coastal cities grow rich, and the Shona people established a city called........
Mutapa
This empire was able to mine gold deposited in nearby rivers and streams. in addition, its rulers forced people in conquered areas to mine gold for them.