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SS Chapter 12 Test Definitions

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Pit latrine
bathrooms
Interior
center or inside
harbor
port for unloading and loading ships
plateau
the interior of North Africa
Vegetation zone
Region where similar plants can survive
savanna
African grassland
rain forest
region in Africa commonly located around the equator
mediterranean zone
very small zone located on the Northern most tip of Africa
variations
multiple types or forms of the same item or concept
natural resources
organic items that humans use to survive
Niger and Senegal
two african rivers
religious tolerance
acceptance of religious beliefs that differ from your own
legal practices
rules, procedures, and processes that governments and citizens use
invasions
attacks motivated by taking land and possessions
acquire
to obtain, earn, or get
responsibilities
tasks that are expected to be completed
privileges
opportunities that are earned or given, but can be taken away
Mansa
"King" or "Emperor"
Labor specialization
division of jobs or accupations by clans
Sundiata
established the first structured government in West Africa
Ali the Great
Military leader that utilized war canoes
Sumanguru
Mali Emperor prior to Sundiata
Askia Muhammad
He had Muslim judges enforce laws
Tombouctou
the location of the educational center in Mali
currency
product used in an exchange of goods
North Africans
rich with salt supplies
West Africans
Rich with gold supplies
conduct
behavior
hajj
religioius trip to Mecca for Muslims
Soninke
Group of people that evolved into the Empire of Ghana
prosperous
gaining wealth and power, flourishing
Almoravids
group of Berbers
Clans
Families that specialize in a skill or trade
Melinke
disapproved of Sumanguru
Weights and Measures
Examples of THESE today are English and Metric
Musa
He advertised his wealth and power with a hajj
Songhai
Largest and most powerful West African trade empire
Gold
The resource ghana used to rise to power
Mali
West African trade empire that established an educational learning city
Sahara
desert equal in size to the US
Ghana
Original West African trade empire