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What religion did the Arabs bring into North Africa in the late 600s AD?
Islam
What language was necessary to read the Quran, Islam's holy book?
Arabic
What ethnic group makes up the majjority of people living along the Mediterranean coast?
Arabs
Which were goods Arab traders carried across the Sahara by caravan?
salt and gold
Where are Muslims found in Africa today?
throughout Africa
The Ashanti people are found in what modern country?
Ghana
What do the Ashanti believe a holy man produced and gave to the first Ashanti king?
A golden stool
In the traditional Ashanti religion the supreme god is called what?
Nayme
The children of the supreme god are called what?
The Abosom
What are the main religions found among the Ashanti people?
a traditional Shanti religion, Christianity, and Islam.
Which BEST describes the Bantu people?
They are many different people who shar a related language and some cultural characteristics.
How many million people in central and souther Africa speak Bantu based languages?
60
Which best describes the religion of the Bantu people?
the Bantu practice a wide variety of religions
The Sawhili language is considered a mixture of ______ and _______.
Bantu and Arabic
Most Swahili practice what religion?
Islam
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