6 SAN DIEGO CITY COLLEGE STUDY GUIDE FOR HIST 140-A TEST #1 1.How does the African continent compare with the other continents? (Emphasis on size and diversity) Second Largest Continent 11.7 sq mi) ii. Population 1 billion 2.Who are the Africans in the diaspora? 3.Name the first known kingdom in West Africa. 4.Who made the famous pilgrimage from West Africa to Mecca? 5.Name the city that had become a center of education in West Africa during the kingdoms of Mali and Songhai. 6.What kind of freedom did West African women have that surprised visitors to the area? ii. Women sometime inherited property and owned land iii. Held High government Post iv. Retained far more sexual freedoms than Europe or South Asia 7.What was the purpose of the African folk tales? 8.What is a matrilineal society? 9.How slavery as was practiced in Africa different from that of the European slavery? ii. Held war captives as slaves iii. Islamic religion masters had a obligation to their slaves similar to those of a guardian for a ward and
6 were responsible for their slaves religious will being. iv. In non-Islamic regions the children of slaves acquired legal protections, such as the right to not be sold away from the land they occupied. 10. Before enslaving the Africans whom did the Europeans try to enslave?
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