History 7th Africa

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History 7th Africa
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  1. Important domesticated staple food for Ghana and West Africa.
    Millet
  2. East african trade language?
    Swahili
  3. Language of the Inca still spoken by natives in Andes?
    Quechua
  4. Aztec system of farming?
    Chinampas
  5. system of knot writing in Peru?
    quipu
  6. system tracing ancestors and inheriting property through mother?
    matrilinal
  7. important domesticated food of Aztecs?
    corn
  8. sun dried blocks used by Pueblo peoples?
    adobe
  9. african poet historians?
    griots
  10. Dry grassland found directly south of Sahara?
    Sahel
  11. important food needs cool climate?
    potato
  12. Mansa Musa's pilgrimage
    14th
  13. Sonni Ali captures Timbuktu
    15th
  14. Genghis Khan attacks Khwarazmi Empire
    13th
  15. Great Zimbabwe abandoned
    15th
  16. End of 100s year war
    15th
  17. Morocccans defeat Askia's army
    16th
  18. Magna Carta
    13th
  19. Battle of Hastings
    11th
  20. Almoravid jihad destroys Shiite Kharijite Islam in West Africa weakening kingdom of Ghana
    11th
  21. The Oba Ewaure expanded Benin
    15th
  22. Since many African cultures didn't have a written language how do we know about their history
    • All:
    • studies of oral traditions
    • archaelogy
    • linguistic studies
  23. The kingdom of Ghana was part of which tribe of culture?
    Soninke
  24. Not true about African geography?
    Even though there are few harbors, the large rivers provide access from the sea to the interior of the continent

    • TRUE vast areas of grassland stretch between desert and forest
    • rain forests contain insects that spread deadly diseases like malaria and yellow fever
    • Sub saharan africa is a plateau that drops off sharply to the coastal plain
  25. Which was not a west african kingdom?
    Axum
  26. When did people begin to migrate to the Americas?
    around 50,000 years ago according to some estimates
  27. NOT true about Askia Muhammad Ture
    • led a jihad stamping out Shiite power in W. Africa
    • TRUE - promoted trade in Timbuktu
    • soon after gaining power he went on pilgrimage to Mecca
    • Founded new line of Songhay rulers
  28. True about north americans before Columbus
    lived by hunting and very little farming
  29. Which cilivilization is not known for building pyramids
    Inca
  30. Kingdom of Ghana controlled
    gold for salt trade
  31. kingdom of Ghana got its name
    from the title given to the divine kings who were called Ghana
  32. NOT a reason that kings of Ghana liked Muslim advisors
    • they knew where to find gold
    • They DID know reading, writing, accounting and laws
  33. NOT true about Sonni Ali
    • Created long lasting stable dynasty that son and grandson ruled
    • TRUE
    • made enemies in Timbuktu
    • mixed islam with local beliefs
    • extended Songhay empire
  34. How did kingdom of ghana end?
    • holy war fought among Berbers
    • NOT moroccan with guns
  35. Mansas
    Mandika Kings
  36. Products commonly moved from Ife and Benin
    by human porters
  37. How did the kingdom of Songhay end
    moroccans with guns defeated them
  38. Timbuktu
    • All of the above
    • center for west african slave trade
    • promoted by Askia Muhammad Ture
    • place of scholarship and book production in 16th century
  39. Which was NOT a common trade item from the area around Ife
    pepper
  40. Which best describes Tenochitlan?
    a city with houses and step pyramids build upon a lake
  41. Cuzco
    was Inca capital

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