Africa and Americas Vocab
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Belief that everything is inhabited with a soul/spirit
Leader of Songhai. Practices Islam.Builds up the city of Timbuktu. Makes laws based on the Koran
Developed by the Maya and Aztec in the Ancient Americas. Used throughout the ancient world to keep track of farming.
Model city of the Maya Kingdom. Represented by large astrological step pyramid.
Floating gardens used for agriculture in the Aztec Empire.
Capital of Zimbabwe, which is located between the Zambezi and Limpopo Rivers
Used to ease trade and travel throughout the mountainous Incan Empire. Includes well-made bridges
Used to trade throughout the Med. Sea and Indians Oceans. Helps trade and travel.
Model city of the Incan Empire. Located in a mountain top.
Leader of Mali. Practices Islam. Makes pilgrimage to Mecca. Builds the city Timbuktu.
Writing of the Maya. Pictograms.
Built in the Aztec Empire and Maya Kingdom. Normally used for religious purposes
Developed by the Inca. Colored, knotted strings used to transmit information across the empire.
Capital city of the Aztec Empire. Located on floating gardens. Modern day Mexico City was built on top of Tenochtitlan.
Method of agriculture in the Incan Empire. They carved huge pieces out of the side of the mountain in order to grow their crops.
City built by Mansa Musa in Mali and improve by Askia Muhammad from Songhai. Center of trade in West Africa.
GOLD for SALT in WEST African Kingdoms
Tax paid to the Aztec Empire by their conquered people.
Used to bring in water or for energy to run simple equipment (grinding grain)
Structure that uses wind for energy to run simple equipment (grinding grain into flour)