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Unformatted text preview: i. Kongo; Mali c. Iron: Pop growth, military d. Competition for land reasources 7. Religion a. Monotheism: 5000 bce b. Nyamba ideolofy spread 1000 bce c. Divination; ancestor worship d. Islam and Christianity e. Gender i. Gender division of labor ii. Male Dominant iii. Elites womens role 1. queen/queen-mother 8. Technology/Industry a. Bronze, iron b. Artisans, craftpeersons, goldsmiths 9. West African kingdoms a. Ghana b. Mali c. Songhay 10. Reasons for rise of these societies a. Trans-Saharan trade i. Introduction of camel 7 th century ii. Imports: salt, textiles, metal goods iii. Exports: slaves, gold ivory, spices iv. Cities eg. Kumbi Saleh, Timbuktu, Niani 11. Rise of Islam a. Introduced 10 th century Ghana b. Peaceful conversion c. Government, literacy, unifying force d. M. Musa hajj to mecca e. Promoted Islam i. Built Mosques, schools 12....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor B during the Spring '08 term at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania.
- Spring '08
- World History