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16 terms
African Civilization
savannas
Sahel
plateau
griots
tropical grasslands dotted with small trees and shrubs. About…
dry grasslands that barely provide for people or animals
A large area of flat land elevated high above sea level
Professional oral historians who served as keepers of traditi…
savannas
tropical grasslands dotted with small trees and shrubs. About…
Sahel
dry grasslands that barely provide for people or animals
11 terms
African Civilizations
Niger
What is one way in which the Silk Road…
What is one way in which the African k…
Mali
was essential to the survival of the West African kingdoms of…
Ideas were exchanged as merchants interacted with each other…
They both established their wealth through trade
civilization most directly associated with these:... ● Conqueri…
Niger
was essential to the survival of the West African kingdoms of…
What is one way in which the Silk Road…
Ideas were exchanged as merchants interacted with each other…
11 terms
AFRICAN CIVILIZATION
Sahel
Savanna
Basin
Hydroelectric power
A strip of dry grasslands on the southern border of the Sahar…
A grassy plain in tropical and subtropical regions, with few…
A large, bowl shaped depression in the surface of the land or…
Electricity produced using the energy of flowing water
Sahel
A strip of dry grasslands on the southern border of the Sahar…
Savanna
A grassy plain in tropical and subtropical regions, with few…
16 terms
African civilization
what is clan
what is Swahili
How many years ago people appeared in…
what were their jobs
a group of people that share the same ancestor
unique culture of Africa east coast and the language spoken t…
150,000-200,000
to hunt, gather food and they were nomads
what is clan
a group of people that share the same ancestor
what is Swahili
unique culture of Africa east coast and the language spoken t…
11 terms
African Civilization
Savannas
Plateau
Griot
Dhow
tropical grasslands with small trees and bushes
an area of high, mostly flat land
a traditional African storyteller
a sailboat with a special triangle shaped sail
Savannas
tropical grasslands with small trees and bushes
Plateau
an area of high, mostly flat land
8 terms
African Civilizations
savanna
desert
Ghana
Mali
grassy plains.
dry, barren land.
absorbed Muslim cultural influences, had income from gold tra…
Ruled by powerful kings called mansas. Extended its borders u…
savanna
grassy plains.
desert
dry, barren land.
10 terms
African civilization
basin
demand
griot
hydroelectric power
A large, bowl shaped depression in the surface of the land or…
The desire to own something and the ability to pay for it
A West African storyteller
Electricity produced using the energy of flowing water
basin
A large, bowl shaped depression in the surface of the land or…
demand
The desire to own something and the ability to pay for it
20 terms
African Civilization
Kilwa
Aksum
King Ezana
Ghana
A city-state found on east African coast(Zenj); fishing limit…
A kingdom along the Red Sea today known as Ethiopia and Eritr…
Axumite ruler, invaded and conquered Kush around A.D. 350; bu…
The kingdom in West Africa that prospered because of trans-Sa…
Kilwa
A city-state found on east African coast(Zenj); fishing limit…
Aksum
A kingdom along the Red Sea today known as Ethiopia and Eritr…
34 terms
African Civilizations
Savanna
Plateau
Griot
Dhow
An area of grassland with scattered trees and bushes
A large area of flat land elevated high above sea level
African storyteller
Ship of small to moderate size used in the western Indian Oce…
Savanna
An area of grassland with scattered trees and bushes
Plateau
A large area of flat land elevated high above sea level
African Civilizations
salt trade
Mansa Musa
Ghana
Population
exchange between west Africans selling gold and Arab traders…
Mali's greatest emperor - ruled from 1312 to 1337
first empire
the larger this was, the more strained the resources were
salt trade
exchange between west Africans selling gold and Arab traders…
Mansa Musa
Mali's greatest emperor - ruled from 1312 to 1337
67 terms
African Civilization
3 Empires of W. Africa in order from e…
critical factors in establishing Ghana…
Most people in West Africa lived in
West African terrain consisted primari…
1 Ghana... 2 Mali... 3 Songhi
1 salt was a necessity in the diet of West Africans... 2 salt an…
small villages
1 grasslands ... 2 forests
3 Empires of W. Africa in order from e…
1 Ghana... 2 Mali... 3 Songhi
critical factors in establishing Ghana…
1 salt was a necessity in the diet of West Africans... 2 salt an…
20 terms
African Civilizations
dhow
clan
spiritual
oral history
a sailboat with a special triangle-shaped sail
a group of people who all share the same ancestor
a gospel song
stories told out loud and passed down from generation to gene…
dhow
a sailboat with a special triangle-shaped sail
clan
a group of people who all share the same ancestor
14 terms
african civilizations
Sahel
Savana
Basin
Hydroelectric power
A strip of dry grasslands on the southern border of the Sahar…
grassy plains
A low place in the surface of the land, usually with a body o…
Electricity generated by flowing water
Sahel
A strip of dry grasslands on the southern border of the Sahar…
Savana
grassy plains
14 terms
African civilizations
Axum
Caravan
Ghana
Griot
Ancient African kingdom that became a center of trade
Group of people traveling together
Ancient African kingdom that got trading gold and salt
African musician-storyteller who uses music and stories to tr…
Axum
Ancient African kingdom that became a center of trade
Caravan
Group of people traveling together
29 terms
African Civilizations
Ethiopian Highlands and Nile River
Christianity
Axum
Zimbabwe
Where was Axum located?
What was the religion of Axum?
Which African civilization practiced Christianity and was loc…
Which African civilization was located near the Zambezi and L…
Ethiopian Highlands and Nile River
Where was Axum located?
Christianity
What was the religion of Axum?
15 terms
African Civilizations
Sundiata
Rifts
Proverbs
Silent Barter
Mali's rise to power began when this ruler built up an army a…
Long, deep valleys formed by the movement of the earth's crus…
Short sayings of wisdom or truth that were used to teach less…
A process in which people exchange goods without contacting e…
Sundiata
Mali's rise to power began when this ruler built up an army a…
Rifts
Long, deep valleys formed by the movement of the earth's crus…
49 terms
African Civilizations
migration
Bantu
savanna
Sahara
the movement from one country or region to settle in another
a large group of central and southern Africans who speak rela…
an area of grasslands with scattered trees and bushes
a huge desert stretching across most of North Africa
migration
the movement from one country or region to settle in another
Bantu
a large group of central and southern Africans who speak rela…
12 terms
African Civilizations
Niger
What is one way in which the Silk Road…
What is one way in which the African k…
Mali
was essential to the survival of the West African kingdoms of…
Ideas were exchanged as merchants interacted with each other…
They both established their wealth through trade
civilization most directly associated with these:... ● Conqueri…
Niger
was essential to the survival of the West African kingdoms of…
What is one way in which the Silk Road…
Ideas were exchanged as merchants interacted with each other…
26 terms
african civilization
savanna
plateau
sahara desert
swahili
a grassy plan of tropical and subtropical regions ,with few t…
an area of relativity level high ground
largest desert in the world
a bantu language widely used as lingua franca in east africa
savanna
a grassy plan of tropical and subtropical regions ,with few t…
plateau
an area of relativity level high ground
8 terms
African Civilizations
Mansa Musa
Zimbabwe
Timbuktu
Kingdom of Mali
*leader of Mali... *1st ruler to practice Islam... *traveled to Mec…
*kingdom that built with stone... *people spoke Bantu... *traded go…
*center of trade... *many universities built there... *commercial a…
*conquered Ghana... *built mosques in Timbuktu... *experienced Gold…
Mansa Musa
*leader of Mali... *1st ruler to practice Islam... *traveled to Mec…
Zimbabwe
*kingdom that built with stone... *people spoke Bantu... *traded go…
12 terms
African Civilization
Sahel
Savanna
Animism
Griot
The African region along the southern border of the sahara
A flat,grassy plain
The belief that spirit are present in animals,plants and othe…
West African storyteller
Sahel
The African region along the southern border of the sahara
Savanna
A flat,grassy plain
20 terms
African civilization
plateau
savanna
natural resources
labor specialization
large mostly flat area that ruses above the surrounding land.
park like landscape of grasslands with scattered trees that c…
useful material found in the environment.
division of jobs and skills in the society.
plateau
large mostly flat area that ruses above the surrounding land.
savanna
park like landscape of grasslands with scattered trees that c…
16 terms
African civilization
Coptic
Berber
Nok culture
Bantu
A form of christanity then thriving in Ethopia since fourth c…
An ethnic group indigenous to Northern Africa
In northern Nigeria, one of the most active early iron workin…
The tribe of the hoe and the bow took 2,000 years to get thro…
Coptic
A form of christanity then thriving in Ethopia since fourth c…
Berber
An ethnic group indigenous to Northern Africa
33 terms
african civilization mid term.
`Menes
hatshepsut
radio carbon dating
five pillars of islam
An Egyptian leader that united both upper and lower Egypt int…
Queen of Egypt (1473-1458 B.C.E.). Dispatched a naval expedit…
technique that allows the age of organic matter to be identif…
Declaration of faith, prayer, alms, fasting, and pilgrimage... f…
`Menes
An Egyptian leader that united both upper and lower Egypt int…
hatshepsut
Queen of Egypt (1473-1458 B.C.E.). Dispatched a naval expedit…
125 terms
African civilization
plateau
Savanna
Sahara
Natural resources
an area of relatively high ground
An area above and below the equator
largest North African desert covers about 3.5 million square…
Natural materials people use to meet there needs
plateau
an area of relatively high ground
Savanna
An area above and below the equator
47 terms
African Civilization
Abina Mansah
Asante Kings
1874
girls
woman who lived in West Africa during late 19th century
defeated by the British and their allies
slavery had been abolished throughout the British Empire even…
desirable slaves
Abina Mansah
woman who lived in West Africa during late 19th century
Asante Kings
defeated by the British and their allies
9 terms
African civilization
Rifts
Sub Saharan
Sahel
Savannah
Long deep vales
South of Sharah
Separates deserts from water
A grassland area
Rifts
Long deep vales
Sub Saharan
South of Sharah
17 terms
African Civilization
Rifts
Sub-saharan africa
Sahel
Savannah
A crack split or break in something
Part of the continent lying in the Sahara
Transition between Africa and the Sahara desert
A grassy plain in subtropical and tropical regions
Rifts
A crack split or break in something
Sub-saharan africa
Part of the continent lying in the Sahara
11 terms
African Civilizations
Sahel
Savanna
Basin
Hydroelectric Power
a strip of dry grasslands on the southern border of the Sahar…
a grassy plain in tropical and subtropical regions, with few…
A large, bowl shaped depression in the surface of the land or…
Electricity produced using the energy of flowing water.
Sahel
a strip of dry grasslands on the southern border of the Sahar…
Savanna
a grassy plain in tropical and subtropical regions, with few…
11 terms
African Civilizations
patriarch
sahel
savanna
basin
the male head of a family or tribe a leader of Aksum
a strip of dry grasslands on the southern border of the Sahar…
a grassy plain in tropical and subtropical regions, with few…
Low areas of land
patriarch
the male head of a family or tribe a leader of Aksum
sahel
a strip of dry grasslands on the southern border of the Sahar…
15 terms
African Civilizations
Shona
Alfonso l (Nzinga Mbemba)
Kilwa
Great Zimbabwe
Bantu speaking cultures that was thriving in what is now the…
the king of Kongo whose rule began in ad 1506 he was infused…
an ancient city- state on the coast of Africa, settled by peo…
the central settlement of the Shona empire in African enclose…
Shona
Bantu speaking cultures that was thriving in what is now the…
Alfonso l (Nzinga Mbemba)
the king of Kongo whose rule began in ad 1506 he was infused…
20 terms
African Civilizations
Ancestral homeland of most black Ameri…
Mansa Musa
Mansa Musa
Pyramids
West Africa
leader who took pilgrimage to Mecca
Made Timbuktu a center of learning and great architecture
built as tombs for pharoahs
Ancestral homeland of most black Ameri…
West Africa
Mansa Musa
leader who took pilgrimage to Mecca
15 terms
African Civilizations
Sahel
savanna
basin
hydroelectric power
A strip of dry grasslands on the southern border of the Sahar…
An area of grassland with scattered trees and bushes
A large, bowl shaped depression in the surface of the land or…
Electricity generated by flowing water
Sahel
A strip of dry grasslands on the southern border of the Sahar…
savanna
An area of grassland with scattered trees and bushes
11 terms
African Civilization Terms
savannas
plateau
griot
dhow
tropical grasslands
high, flat land
African storyteller
sailboard with triangle-shaped sail
savannas
tropical grasslands
plateau
high, flat land
17 terms
African civilizations
Sahara
West Africa
East Africa
Sub Saharan Africa
Africa's largest desert. takes up most of North Africa
along the Atlantic ocean. Contains Niger river
along the Red Sea. Contains Nile River Valley
region located below the Sahara Desert in South Africa
Sahara
Africa's largest desert. takes up most of North Africa
West Africa
along the Atlantic ocean. Contains Niger river
8 terms
AFRICAN CIVILIZATIONS
SAHEL
SAVANNA
BASIN
MOUNT KILIMANJARO
A strip of land with little rainfall that divides the desert…
a grassy plain in tropical and subtropical regions, with few…
A large, bowl shaped depression in the surface of the land or…
Africa's highest mountain
SAHEL
A strip of land with little rainfall that divides the desert…
SAVANNA
a grassy plain in tropical and subtropical regions, with few…
18 terms
African civilization
Lineage
Stateless Societies
Patrilineal
Matrilineal
people that believe that theyre descendantsof common ancestors.
Cultural groups in which authority is shared by lineage of eq…
Race through father to son and it continue as the family exte…
Trace through mother to daughter and it continue as the famil…
Lineage
people that believe that theyre descendantsof common ancestors.
Stateless Societies
Cultural groups in which authority is shared by lineage of eq…
18 terms
African Civilization
Trans Saharan trading societies- Polit…
Trans Saharan trade in societies - eco…
Trans Saharan trading societies - soci…
Kingdom of Ghana- political achievements
Lucrative routes across the Sahara ... Western Africa - written…
Arab Berber merchants controlled caravans - trade carried dat…
Spread of Islam from Muslum/Arab traders... Desire of slaves an…
Call the ruler Ghana, means leader... KOUMBISALEN
Trans Saharan trading societies- Polit…
Lucrative routes across the Sahara ... Western Africa - written…
Trans Saharan trade in societies - eco…
Arab Berber merchants controlled caravans - trade carried dat…
10 terms
African Civilization
Ghana
most important trade was
Mali
First leader
Was an empire by year 800
Salt and Gold
Rich like Ghana
Sundiate
Ghana
Was an empire by year 800
most important trade was
Salt and Gold
21 terms
African civilization
swahili
maghrib
terraces
mali
an Arabic-influenced Bantu language that is spoken widely in…
a region of western North Africa, consisting of the Mediterra…
a new form of agriculture in Aksum, in which stepped ridges c…
a west African empire that flourished from 1235 to the 1400s…
swahili
an Arabic-influenced Bantu language that is spoken widely in…
maghrib
a region of western North Africa, consisting of the Mediterra…
32 terms
African Civilization
Africa
Hunters and gathers
Tame animals and grow crops
Egypt and Kush
People have lived where?
Early groups in Africa lived as...
They learned how to what?
What were the early civilizations
Africa
People have lived where?
Hunters and gathers
Early groups in Africa lived as...
35 terms
African Civilization
Egyptian civilization
Egyptians known for
Egyptian history divided into four per…
Pre or early dynasty
Earliest African civilization
Literature, sculptures, buildings
Pre or Early dynasty, The old kingdom, the Middle Kingdom, th…
Divided into lower and upper Egypt
Egyptian civilization
Earliest African civilization
Egyptians known for
Literature, sculptures, buildings
21 terms
African Civilization
Geography
Landforms
Climate Zones
Agricultural Revolution
7 geographic zones
• Northern fringe - along Mediterranean... • Sahara - largest de…
• Mild across northern coast and southern tip... • Deserts cover…
• 7-8 thousand years ago hunters and gatherers began to tame…
Geography
7 geographic zones
Landforms
• Northern fringe - along Mediterranean... • Sahara - largest de…
African Civilization
Savanna
Plateau
Groit
Dhow
Tropical grassland dotted with small trees and shrubs
An area of high and mostly flat land
Traditional storytellers
Sailboat using wind-catching, triangular sails
Savanna
Tropical grassland dotted with small trees and shrubs
Plateau
An area of high and mostly flat land
20 terms
African civilization
Griots
Animism
Ghana
Trans Sahara
A collection of stories
The belief that everything had a soul
A kingdom in Africa
It means across the Sahara
Griots
A collection of stories
Animism
The belief that everything had a soul
15 terms
African civilization
Kiswahili is basically bantu words wit…
Zimbabwe is not in Togo ( west Africa)
what part of Africa does the word zanj…
what country was set up to free slaves?
false
false
east Africa
Liberia
Kiswahili is basically bantu words wit…
false
Zimbabwe is not in Togo ( west Africa)
false
20 terms
AFRICAN CIVILIZATION
PLATEAU
SAVANNA
NATURAL RESOURCES
LABOR SPECIALIZATION
Large mostly flat area that rises above the surrounding land.
Park like landscape of grasslands with scattered trees that c…
Useful material found in the environment.
Division of jobs and skill in a society.
PLATEAU
Large mostly flat area that rises above the surrounding land.
SAVANNA
Park like landscape of grasslands with scattered trees that c…
8 terms
African Civilization
Ethiopia
Congo
Mali Songhai
Benin
Trade: Coffee, Crops, Clothes... Architecture: Rock Churches... Rel…
Trade: Ivory, Hides, Clothes ... Trade w/ Portuguese... - Brought g…
Trade: Gold, Salt, Slaves... Art: Mosques (Sand Castles)... Rulers…
Art: Bronze, Naturalistic heads & masks... Oba: Eware the Great…
Ethiopia
Trade: Coffee, Crops, Clothes... Architecture: Rock Churches... Rel…
Congo
Trade: Ivory, Hides, Clothes ... Trade w/ Portuguese... - Brought g…
10 terms
African Civilization
Lineage
Stateless Societies
Patrilineal
Matrilineal
ancestry
African societies organized around kinship or other forms of…
based on or tracing descent through the male line
relating to a social system in which family descent and inher…
Lineage
ancestry
Stateless Societies
African societies organized around kinship or other forms of…
13 terms
African civilization
Mansa Musa
King lalibela
King Ezana
Sundiata
Mali ruler who caused heavy inflation in Egypt.
King of Ethiopia build churches in rocks
Made Christianity the official religion of Axum
African ruler who found the kingdom of Mali
Mansa Musa
Mali ruler who caused heavy inflation in Egypt.
King lalibela
King of Ethiopia build churches in rocks
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