Chapter 3 Study Guide.txt

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  1. Who was the Mali king that brought much gold to Mecca?
    -Mansamusa
  2. What was the common trade language along the eastern coast of Africa?
    -Swahili
  3. Who was the Supreme Being of the Kikuyu people?
    -Ngai
  4. Who was the Ethiopian king that became a Coptic Christian?
    -King Ezance
  5. Name the river that bordered Zimbabwes empire.
    -Zambezi
  6. What was one of the finest and most substantially built towns?
    -Kilwa
  7. Name the modern town on Somalias eastern coast.
    -Mogadishu
  8. Who were the people that Kilwa engaged in jihad against?
    -Zinj people
  9. Who founded the Kingdom of Mali?
    -King Sunjata
  10. What means ruler?
    -Mansa
  11. Maize is another name for what food?
    -Corn
  12. What material did the Africans forge into tools and use as a form of money?
    -Iron
  13. Name two West African trading items.
    -Gold, iron & cotton
  14. What large city built near the Sabi River has a name that means great house of stone?
    -Zimbabwe
  15. What is the ancient name for China?
    -Cathay
  16. List two ways in which a camels body is built for desert survival.
    • -Stores liquid
    • -Stores energy
    • -Shuts out sandstorms
  17. Where was the kingdom of Kush located?
    -Ethiopia
  18. What is another name for Aksum?
    -Ethiopia
  19. What regions did African towns trade with?
    • -India
    • -China
    • -Arabia
  20. Coptic Christians regard Menelik as the offspring of what king?
    -King Solomon
  21. What has been the imperial title of Ethiopian rulers?
    -The conquering lion of the tribe of Judah.
  22. What commodities did major businesses in eastern African cities center themselves?
    • -Ivory
    • -Stones
    • -Slaves
  23. Followers of what religion composed the first written history of Africa?
    -Islam
  24. What empire became prosperous partly because of its gold and salt trading?
    -Ghana
  25. What clan believed in one god?
    -Kikuyu
  26. What developed independently in Africa?
    -Iron
  27. What ages did African empires build advanced cities?
    -Europe's dark ages
  28. Name of a large area of flat grasslands.
    -Savannah
  29. What was the most important element of traditional African culture?
    -Family
  30. What was made by carving rock below ground level?
    -Church Salalibeli
  31. What do animists believe?
    -Spirits exist in nature
  32. What became widely adopted in northern Africa due to the spread of Islam in the region?
    -Arabic
  33. Where did livestock serve as a sign of wealth and prosperity?
    -Africa
  34. What type of land is Africa covered by?
    -Deserts and rain forests
  35. What is the Sahel?
    -A narrow strip of land in Africa between the Sahara Desert and the rain forest.
  36. What did Africans grow?
    • -Maize
    • -Yahns
  37. What do the Coptic Christians believe?
    -They believed that the tabet contained the original
  38. When did people start to convert their religions?
    -13th Century

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