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What were the effects of trade?
*People learned about other cultures.
*People shared goods and ideas with others from different continents.
*People became intered in others and their customs.
Why were caravans used?
To cross the Sahara Desert bringing goods to and from the lands of West Africa.
What effect did Mansa Musa's pilgrimage to Mecca have?
stronger trade ties between Mali and other Muslim nations
What do the Chinese people, the kingdom of Ghana, and caravans have in common?
All of them involved traveling great distances to exchange goods with people of other cultures.
What was the Renaissance?
It was a 'rebirth' that began in 1350 and it marked a new beginning in arts, sciences, and an interest in learning more about the world.
Why was the Renaissance important?
It brought about advances in printing and ship design building. New ideas began to spread more quickly.
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