5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Sudanic states
- a an Arabic-influenced Bantu language that is spoken widely in eastern and central Africa
- b Great mosque made of mud built here; major center for iron-working and trade; center for Islamic learning and scholarship
- c Kingdoms that developed during the height of Ghana's power in the region; based at Takrur on the Senegal River to the west and Gao on the Niger River to the east; included Mali and Songhay.
- d Peoples of northern Nigeria; formed states following the demise of Songhay empire that combined Muslim and pagan traditions.
- e stopping and starting at irregular intervals
5 Multiple choice questions
- The first West African kingdom based on the gold and salt trade, First known kingdom in sub-Saharan West Africa between the sixth and thirteenth centuries C.E.; rose to power by taxing gold and salt exchanged within its borders
- African societies organized around kinshp or other forms of obligation and lacking the concentration of political power and authority associated with states
- city-state on east African coast; fishing limited trade from 800-1000; turned to agriculture, increased trade in pottery and stoneware; major trading center by 14th century
- Kingdom located in Ethiopian highlands; replaced Meroe in first century CE; received strong influence from Arabian peninsula; eventually converted to Christianity; modern day Ethiopia
- ..., occurring in the same period of time
5 True/False questions
Maghrib → The title for a ruler in West Africa.
http://www.roebuckclasses.com/102/maps/africa/africankingdoms.jpg → ...
Sahel → Belt south of the Sahara where it transitions into savanna across central Africa. It means literally 'coastland' in Arabic; an exchange region between the forests to the south and north Africa.
Mansa Musa → The title for a ruler in West Africa.
King Lalibela → Ethiopian king who directed building project of 11 great churches sculpted from rock underground; promoted Christianity.