Chapter 8 Reading Guide

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What linked Muslim Africa with the outside world? What was going on in Africa that paralleled the development of western Europe? AFRICAN SOCIETIES: DIVERSITY AND SIMILARITIES STATELESS SOCIETIES Describe the stateless society (especially in terms of government). Who did you become a member of a secret society? What purpose did secret societies have? What is a downfall of stateless societies? COMMON ELEMENTS IN AFRICAN SOCIETIES What is the linguistic base of Africa? Describe the basics of their religion. THE ARRIVAL OF ISLAM IN NORTH AFRICA What religion came to North Africa before Islam? Who led the holy wars and spread Islam to where? (2 groups) What was attractive about Islam to Africa? THE CHRISTIAN KINGDOMS: NUBIA AND ETHIOPIA Where did Christianity have major groups of followers? Which sect of Christianity did it originally align with? Who did King Lalibela trace his lineage back to? KINGDOMS OF THE GRASSLANDS
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2012 for the course HISTORY 15 taught by Professor Jerke during the Spring '11 term at San Jose City College.

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