5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Sudanic states
- a 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
- b inequality; difference
- c Struggle; often used for wars in defense of the faith.
- d 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.
- e Kingdon of city-states developed in northern Nigeria c. 1200 C.E.; Ile-Ife featured artistic style probably related to earlier Nok culture; agricultural societies supported by peasantry and dominated by ruling family and aristocracy.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The Lion Prince; a member of the Keita clan; created a unified state that became the Mali Empire; died about 1260
- A reformist movement among the Islamic Berbers of northern Africa; later than the Almoravids; penetrated into sub-Sahara Africa.
- relating to a social system in which family descent and inheritance rights are traced through the mother
- The title for a ruler in West Africa.
- greatest Mali king; brought Mali to its peak of power and wealth from 1312 the 1337; expanded borders, maintained peace and order, religious freedom and tolerance; hajj to Mecca; built Timbuktu
5 True/False questions
Timbuktu → Port city of Mali; located just off the flood plain on the great bend in the Niger River; population of 50,000; contained a library and university.
Griots → Professional oral historians who served as keepers of traditions and advisors to kings within the Mali Empire
Ifriqiya → The Arabic term for eastern north Africa; the term used by the Romans for Africa.
Intermittent → the holiest Yoruba city; created terra-cotta and bronze portrait heads that rank among the greatest achievements of African art
Kongo → Arabic term for the east African coast