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Africa Unit
Sahel
savannah
vegetation zone
kinship
A strip of dry grasslands on the southern border of the Sahar…
a flat grassland in tropical or subtropical regions
A large area of Earth with a certain mix of plants and trees…
A network of relatives within which individuals possess certa…
Sahel
A strip of dry grasslands on the southern border of the Sahar…
savannah
a flat grassland in tropical or subtropical regions
11 terms
Unit 4 Africa
Bantu Migrations
Kingdom of Ghana
Mali Empire
Songhai
Farmers moved across Africa toward the South and East along t…
First Sudanic kingdom in west Africa. Traded salt, gold and i…
2nd Sundanic kingdom in West Africa. Trading cities of Timbuk…
3rd Sundanic kingdom in West Africa and was a major player in…
Bantu Migrations
Farmers moved across Africa toward the South and East along t…
Kingdom of Ghana
First Sudanic kingdom in west Africa. Traded salt, gold and i…
77 terms
Africa Unit
The Sahel
Mount Kilamanjaro
Lake Victoria
Nile River
A strip of dry grassland on the southern border of the Sahara…
The tallest mountain in Africa
Africa's largest lake; Second largest freshwater lake in the…
The longest river in Africa an the world
The Sahel
A strip of dry grassland on the southern border of the Sahara…
Mount Kilamanjaro
The tallest mountain in Africa
Africa Unit
dictatorship
drought
economic development
desertification
leadership by one person with all the power
a long period of time with little or no rain
an increase in a country's wealth and standard of living
when an area becomes a desert
dictatorship
leadership by one person with all the power
drought
a long period of time with little or no rain
Africa Unit
African savanna
African Rain Forest
Sahara Desert
Griot
an area of tropical grasslands to the north and to the south…
located in Central Africa, it receives at least 130 inches of…
located in Northern Africa, it is the largest HOT desert in t…
An African storyteller of oral traditions
African savanna
an area of tropical grasslands to the north and to the south…
African Rain Forest
located in Central Africa, it receives at least 130 inches of…
Africa Unit Vocabulary
water
drought
walk
far
A liquid made of hydrogen and oxygen. Used for drinking.
a long period without rain
to move with your legs, to go on foot
a long distance
water
A liquid made of hydrogen and oxygen. Used for drinking.
drought
a long period without rain
27 terms
Africa Unit
What is the largest desert in Africa?
Which two cities are the main centers…
What is a mosque?
What is the name of the first trading…
The Sahara Desert
Mecca and Timbuktu
An Islamic temple/house of worship
Axum
What is the largest desert in Africa?
The Sahara Desert
Which two cities are the main centers…
Mecca and Timbuktu
17 terms
Africa Unit
Kleptocracy
Nepotism
Dinka
Nuer
government of thieves
giving government jobs to friends and family
tribe in south sudan
tribe in south sudan
Kleptocracy
government of thieves
Nepotism
giving government jobs to friends and family
AFRICA Unit Review - TMS
Nile River
pharaoh
empire
hieroglyphics
flooded, silt, irrigation, farming, travel, trade
Ancient Egyptian ruler
land + peoples ruled by 1 leader
written language of Ancient Egyptians
Nile River
flooded, silt, irrigation, farming, travel, trade
pharaoh
Ancient Egyptian ruler
15 terms
Unit 6 Colonization of Africa
Nationalism
Colonialism
Civil War
African National Congress
A strong feeling of pride in and devotion to one's country
Attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose…
A conflict between groups within the same country.
an organization dedicated to obtaining equal voting and civil…
Nationalism
A strong feeling of pride in and devotion to one's country
Colonialism
Attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose…
40 terms
Africa Unit
Nelson Mandela
F. W. de Klerk
Leopold II
How much of the native population died…
Leading anti-Apartheid protester; served 27 years in prison;…
Officially ended Apartheid in South Africa
The King of Belgium who colonized the Congo
50%
Nelson Mandela
Leading anti-Apartheid protester; served 27 years in prison;…
F. W. de Klerk
Officially ended Apartheid in South Africa
23 terms
Africa Unit
Egyptian Civilization
Region
Human/environment Interaction
migrate
Egyptian civilization emerged in northern Africa along the Ni…
An area of land with special features and cultures
interference with the envirement
to move to another place
Egyptian Civilization
Egyptian civilization emerged in northern Africa along the Ni…
Region
An area of land with special features and cultures
12 terms
Africa Unit Vocabulary
caravan
trade routes
ransom
piracy
A group of people who travel together.
A route used by traveling traders or merchant ships.
The release of property or a person in return for payment of…
Robbery committed at sea.
caravan
A group of people who travel together.
trade routes
A route used by traveling traders or merchant ships.
49 terms
Africa Unit
Plateau
Elevation
Escarpment
Rift
large flat area that rises above the surrounding land; at lea…
height of land above sea level
a high, steep slope or cliff at the edge of a plateau or moun…
a deep crack in the Earth's surface
Plateau
large flat area that rises above the surrounding land; at lea…
Elevation
height of land above sea level
7 terms
Africa Unit
Conical Tower of Great Zimbabwe
Ndap (portrait figure) of King Mishe M…
Power Figure (Nkisi N'Kondi)
Ikenga (Shrine Figure)
Date: c. 100-1400 CE ... From: Southeastern Zimbabwe, Shona peop…
Date: c. 1760-1780 CE ... From: Democratic Republic of the Congo…
Date: 19th Century CE ... From: Kongo People (Democratic Repunbl…
Date: c. 19th to 20th century ... Artist: Igbo People ... From: Igb…
Conical Tower of Great Zimbabwe
Date: c. 100-1400 CE ... From: Southeastern Zimbabwe, Shona peop…
Ndap (portrait figure) of King Mishe M…
Date: c. 1760-1780 CE ... From: Democratic Republic of the Congo…
21 terms
Africa Unit
oasis
free port
dictator
Sahel
a wet, fertile (good for growing) area in a desert where a sp…
a city in which almost no taxes ($) are placed on goods or th…
a ruler who has almost absolute (complete) power
a strip of land the divides the Sahara from wetter areas; lim…
oasis
a wet, fertile (good for growing) area in a desert where a sp…
free port
a city in which almost no taxes ($) are placed on goods or th…
22 terms
Africa Unit
Apartheid
Barren
Civil Librities
Egyptian civilization
A social policy or racial segregation involving political and…
(adj.) not productive, bare
personal guarantees and freedoms that government cannot abrid…
Egyptian civilization emerged in northern Africa along the Ni…
Apartheid
A social policy or racial segregation involving political and…
Barren
(adj.) not productive, bare
92 terms
Africa unit
Zaire/Congo river
Zambezi river
Niger river
Orange river
largest river in Africa; second largest flow in the world
contains Victoria Falls and runs through Zambia and Mozambique
not navigable; runs along western Africa
runs through South Africa
Zaire/Congo river
largest river in Africa; second largest flow in the world
Zambezi river
contains Victoria Falls and runs through Zambia and Mozambique
12 terms
Africa Unit
Ghana
impact of salt
impact of gold
Islam in africa
Ghana became wealthy through taxed traders, used gold for cer…
salt was rare and hard to get so therefore it was worth gold…
gold was rare and was traded for salt. led to kingdoms becomi…
Islam is the partner major religion along with christianity
Ghana
Ghana became wealthy through taxed traders, used gold for cer…
impact of salt
salt was rare and hard to get so therefore it was worth gold…
Africa Unit
rifts
Sahel
sub-saharan africa
Rainforests
long, deep valleys formed by the movement of the Earth's crust.
A strip of land with little rainfall that divides the desert…
Africa south of the Sahara Desert
Moist, densely wooded areas
rifts
long, deep valleys formed by the movement of the Earth's crust.
Sahel
A strip of land with little rainfall that divides the desert…
71 terms
Africa UNIT
tallest african mountain
mount kilimanjaro is located in
africa is still suffering from the eff…
Angola's leader
Mount Kilimanjaro
northeastern tanzania
colonialism
Jonas Savambi
tallest african mountain
Mount Kilimanjaro
mount kilimanjaro is located in
northeastern tanzania
Africa Unit
sahara
sahel
savanna
desertification
Stretching from the Atlantic Ocean to the Red Sea, the Sahara…
Each year the desert takes over more and more of the land at…
Most people in Africa live on the savannas, or grassy plains.…
land dries up and becomes a part of a desert.
sahara
Stretching from the Atlantic Ocean to the Red Sea, the Sahara…
sahel
Each year the desert takes over more and more of the land at…
23 terms
Africa Unit
Egyptian Civilization
Region
Human/Environment Interaction
Migrate
Ancient Civilization along the Nile river in Africa
A group of country's that have commen characteristics
The way humans and the environment interact with each other
People moving from one place to another
Egyptian Civilization
Ancient Civilization along the Nile river in Africa
Region
A group of country's that have commen characteristics
9 terms
Africa Unit
Apartheid
Barren
Civil Liberties
Egyptian Civilzation
Discrimination against non-whites.
Empty.
Constitutional freedoms guaranteed to all citizens.
A civilization that developed around the Nile river.
Apartheid
Discrimination against non-whites.
Barren
Empty.
13 terms
Africa Unit
barrier
continent
vegetation
Equator
something (such as a fence or natural obstacle) that prevents…
one of the great divisions of land (such as North America, So…
plants in general : plants that cover a particular area.
an imaginary circle around the middle of the Earth that is th…
barrier
something (such as a fence or natural obstacle) that prevents…
continent
one of the great divisions of land (such as North America, So…
Africa Unit
Delta
Cataracts
Menes
Pharaoh
a triangular region formed at the mouth of a river by deposit…
rocky stretches in a river marked by rapid currents or waterf…
an Egyptian leader that united both upper and lower Egypt int…
a ruler of ancient Egypt
Delta
a triangular region formed at the mouth of a river by deposit…
Cataracts
rocky stretches in a river marked by rapid currents or waterf…
52 terms
Africa Unit
Plateau
Basin
Nile River
Africa's Rivers
land area with a flat surface considerably higher than the su…
depressions in the land in a plateau, usually has rivers or l…
world's longest river
many are not useful for transportation because they have too…
Plateau
land area with a flat surface considerably higher than the su…
Basin
depressions in the land in a plateau, usually has rivers or l…
22 terms
Africa Unit
Egyptian Civilization
Region
Human/Environment Interaction
Migrate
A early civilization that had a social system, believed in mu…
A area of the Earth distinguished by a distinctive combinatio…
When humans modify the environment for the benefit of the are…
To move from one place to another to live, especially a large…
Egyptian Civilization
A early civilization that had a social system, believed in mu…
Region
A area of the Earth distinguished by a distinctive combinatio…
21 terms
Unit 8 Africa: Modern Africa
Berlin Conference
diaspora
King Leopold II
Boers
A meeting from 1884-1885 at which representatives of European…
A dispersion of people from their homeland.... Particularly used…
Belgian King who hired Henry Stanley to explore the Congo and…
Also known as Afrikaners, the sector of the white population…
Berlin Conference
A meeting from 1884-1885 at which representatives of European…
diaspora
A dispersion of people from their homeland.... Particularly used…
30 terms
Africa Unit
Sahara Desert
Climate
Savannas
Kush Kingdom
World's Largest Desert
Weather pattern in an area
Grasslands of Africa
Conquered Egypt, major trading empire
Sahara Desert
World's Largest Desert
Climate
Weather pattern in an area
21 terms
Unit 3 Africa Vocabulary
ECOWAS
natural trade barriers
market economy
command economy
The Economic Community of West African States, formed in 1975…
Mountains, rivers, deserts, etc. that can block trade between…
Economic decisions are made by individuals or the open market.
An economic system in which the government controls a country…
ECOWAS
The Economic Community of West African States, formed in 1975…
natural trade barriers
Mountains, rivers, deserts, etc. that can block trade between…
51 terms
Unit 8: Africa
Nile River
basin
rift valleys
Mount Kilimanjaro
The world's longest river, which flows northward through East…
A low place in the surface of the land, usually with a body o…
long, thin valleys formed from continental plates pulling apa…
A volcano in northern Tanzania, also Africa's highest peak.
Nile River
The world's longest river, which flows northward through East…
basin
A low place in the surface of the land, usually with a body o…
92 terms
Africa unit
Zaire/Congo river
Zambezi river
Niger river
Orange river
largest river in Africa; second largest flow in the world
contains Victoria Falls and runs through Zambia and Mozambique
not navigable; runs along western Africa
runs through South Africa
Zaire/Congo river
largest river in Africa; second largest flow in the world
Zambezi river
contains Victoria Falls and runs through Zambia and Mozambique
25 terms
Africa Unit
dehumanization
Racism
Mansa Musa
Sundiata (Lion King)
A group treating another group as if they are not even human…
Belief that one race is superior to another
African King of Mali; made a Hajj to Mecca; richest man in th…
First great King of Mali; united 12 separate kingdoms; create…
dehumanization
A group treating another group as if they are not even human…
Racism
Belief that one race is superior to another
91 terms
Africa Unit Review
Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire)
Egypt
Kenya
Nigeria
Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire)
Egypt
Africa Unit
surplus
Benin
Songhai
savanna
More food than is needed
A smaller society of West Africa where power was spread among…
The West African kingdom that grew around the wealthy trading…
A grassy plain
surplus
More food than is needed
Benin
A smaller society of West Africa where power was spread among…
Africa Unit - Key Terms
colonialism
colonial system
economic development
culture
Attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose…
is the building and maintaining of colonies in one territory…
The improvement of living standards by economic growth.
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
colonialism
Attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose…
colonial system
is the building and maintaining of colonies in one territory…
Africa Unit
Ashanti
Bantu
Arab
Tuareg
Major ethnic group located in central Ghana in western Africa…
Migrated south from the Niger and Nigerian region and spread…
Mostly Muslim; located along the cost of Northern Africa; mig…
An ethnic group that travels in camel caravans transporting g…
Ashanti
Major ethnic group located in central Ghana in western Africa…
Bantu
Migrated south from the Niger and Nigerian region and spread…
21 terms
Unit 2 Africa
elevation
rift
plateau
tributary
the height of land above sea level
a deep crack in the Earth's surface
a large, level area that rises above the surrounding land; ha…
a river or stream that flows into a larger river
elevation
the height of land above sea level
rift
a deep crack in the Earth's surface
43 terms
Africa Unit
basin
Nile River
rift valley
Mount Kilimanjaro
a natural depression in the surface of the land often with a…
The world's longest river, which flows northward through East…
A deep valley that forms where two plates move apart
Africa's highest peak
basin
a natural depression in the surface of the land often with a…
Nile River
The world's longest river, which flows northward through East…
16 terms
UNIT 2 AFRICA
Sahara region
Sahel Region
Sierra Leone
Nigeria
Sahara region
Sahel Region
13 terms
Unit 4: Africa :)
Swahili
Great Zimbabwe
Ghana
Mali
A member of a people of Zanzibar and nearby coastal regions,…
A ruined city in the south-eastern hills of Zimbabwe near Lak…
A West Africa's kingdom that grew rich from taxing and contro…
A West African Kingdom who flourished from 1235 to the 1400's…
Swahili
A member of a people of Zanzibar and nearby coastal regions,…
Great Zimbabwe
A ruined city in the south-eastern hills of Zimbabwe near Lak…
Africa Unit Vocabulary
Aparthied
Barren
Civil Liberties
Egyptian Civilization
system of economic, political and social discrimination, or s…
not producing or creating anything; having no vegetation
Constitutional freedoms guaranteed to all citizens
located on the Nile, ruled by Pharaohs, pyramids, hieroglyphi…
Aparthied
system of economic, political and social discrimination, or s…
Barren
not producing or creating anything; having no vegetation
28 terms
UNIT 5: Africa
Apartheid
Enclave
Nelson Mandela
Four most important products/services…
A period of history in South Africa where black Africans were…
A country within the territory of another country
The first black president of South Africa since the end of ap…
1. Gold... 2. Diamonds... 3. Wine... 4. Tourism
Apartheid
A period of history in South Africa where black Africans were…
Enclave
A country within the territory of another country
13 terms
Unit 4: Africa :)
Swahili
Great Zimbabwe
Ghana
Mali
A member of a people of Zanzibar and nearby coastal regions,…
A ruined city in the south-eastern hills of Zimbabwe near Lak…
A nation on West Africa's Gulf of Guinea, is known for divers…
A landlocked country in West Africa.
Swahili
A member of a people of Zanzibar and nearby coastal regions,…
Great Zimbabwe
A ruined city in the south-eastern hills of Zimbabwe near Lak…
15 terms
Unit 8: Africa
Climate of Africa
Forms of Government found in Africa
The Nile River
The Sahara Desert
Tropical
Presidential Democracy, Parliamentary Democracy, Semi-Preside…
The longest river in the world
The largest desert in the world
Climate of Africa
Tropical
Forms of Government found in Africa
Presidential Democracy, Parliamentary Democracy, Semi-Preside…
15 terms
Africa Unit
Sahel
savannah
vegetation zone
kinship
A strip of dry grasslands on the southern border of the Sahar…
a flat grassland in tropical or subtropical regions
A large area of Earth with a certain mix of plants and trees…
A network of relatives within which individuals possess certa…
Sahel
A strip of dry grasslands on the southern border of the Sahar…
savannah
a flat grassland in tropical or subtropical regions
29 terms
Africa Unit
Mali's advances
city-state
gold-salt trade
rule of occupation
- established control over gold-salt trade in W. Africa.... - ci…
city that functions like an independent country
West Africa was wealthy in gold, but because of the hot clima…
In order for a European country to claim an African territory…
Mali's advances
- established control over gold-salt trade in W. Africa.... - ci…
city-state
city that functions like an independent country
8 terms
Africa - Unit 6 Vocabulary
Colonialism
Imperialism
Industrialism
Nationalism
The settlement of a group of people who leave their native co…
When one country's government rules over another country for…
An economic system that is built on large factories manufactu…
A strong loyalty and devotion to a nation or country and glor…
Colonialism
The settlement of a group of people who leave their native co…
Imperialism
When one country's government rules over another country for…
5 terms
Unit 8 AFRICA Vocab
desertification
deforestation
apartheid
genocide
the process by which dry areas turn into desert
cutting down forests without replanting new trees
systems of laws in South Africa aimed at separating the races
mass murder of people of a particular ethnic group
desertification
the process by which dry areas turn into desert
deforestation
cutting down forests without replanting new trees
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