History 7th Africa
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History 7th Africa
history Africa Americas
Africa and Americas test
Important domesticated staple food for Ghana and West Africa.
East african trade language?
Language of the Inca still spoken by natives in Andes?
Aztec system of farming?
system of knot writing in Peru?
system tracing ancestors and inheriting property through mother?
important domesticated food of Aztecs?
sun dried blocks used by Pueblo peoples?
african poet historians?
Dry grassland found directly south of Sahara?
important food needs cool climate?
Mansa Musa's pilgrimage
Sonni Ali captures Timbuktu
Genghis Khan attacks Khwarazmi Empire
Great Zimbabwe abandoned
End of 100s year war
Morocccans defeat Askia's army
Battle of Hastings
Almoravid jihad destroys Shiite Kharijite Islam in West Africa weakening kingdom of Ghana
The Oba Ewaure expanded Benin
Since many African cultures didn't have a written language how do we know about their history
studies of oral traditions
The kingdom of Ghana was part of which tribe of culture?
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
Which was not a west african kingdom?
When did people begin to migrate to the Americas?
around 50,000 years ago according to some estimates
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
True about north americans before Columbus
lived by hunting and very little farming
Which cilivilization is not known for building pyramids
Kingdom of Ghana controlled
gold for salt trade
kingdom of Ghana got its name
from the title given to the divine kings who were called Ghana
NOT a reason that kings of Ghana liked Muslim advisors
they knew where to find gold
They DID know reading, writing, accounting and laws
NOT true about Sonni Ali
Created long lasting stable dynasty that son and grandson ruled
made enemies in Timbuktu
mixed islam with local beliefs
extended Songhay empire
How did kingdom of ghana end?
holy war fought among Berbers
NOT moroccan with guns
Products commonly moved from Ife and Benin
by human porters
How did the kingdom of Songhay end
moroccans with guns defeated them
All of the above
center for west african slave trade
promoted by Askia Muhammad Ture
place of scholarship and book production in 16th century
Which was NOT a common trade item from the area around Ife
Which best describes Tenochitlan?
a city with houses and step pyramids build upon a lake
was Inca capital