savanna - a flat grassland. most people in Africa live on these.
animism - a religion in which spirits play an important role in regulating daily life. They
believe that spirits are present in animals, plants and other natural sources.
Griot - storyteller
At a quick glance, what was the position of Africa in 1324 based on Mansa Musa's
travels? - In 1324, a large caravan of hundreds of camels and slaves crossed the Sahara
desert and went into Cairo on the banks of the Nile. Mansa Musa, lord of the African
What are the revelations of Muhammad that form the basis of the Islamic religion?(origin
of islam) - muhammad went to a hill to meditate and received revelations from god
through the angle of gabriel
gabriel told him to write down what he heard and it was
(Capital of )Algeria - Algiers
(Capital of )Angola - Luanda
(Capital of )Benin - Porto Novo
(Capital of )Botswana - Gaborone
(Capital of )Burkina Faso - Ouagadougou
(Capital of )Cameroon - Yaounde
(Capital of )Central African Republic - Bangui
second - Africa is the _ largest continent.
four - How many climate zones does Africa have?
Mild Climate Zone - Which climate zone stretches across the northern coast and southern
tip of Africa? It has moderate rainfall, warm temperatures, is densely popu
Great Zimbabwe - a city established by the Shona peoples in Southern Africa. This city
soon grew into an empire, built on the gold trade. In the 11th century A.D., the Shona
people had settled on a fertile plateau that was well-suited to cattle raising an
Bantu People - From present day Cameroon, moved South, took agricultural and iron
technology with them, passed that and languages on to others.
Stateless Society - people that belong to a particular clan/lineage/ancestry are in
The Dark Continent - the name for which Africa was known because it was an
unexplored mystery until the 19th century
Sahara - the world's largest desert
Kalahari Desert - spans much of southern Africa
Savannas - vast tracts of land characterized by wet an
Assimilative slavery - most common form in Africa. aim of the system was to incorporate
them into society as well as to secure labor. most had rights depending on their level of
Mali - Emerged in 14th century. made up of the small states: m
citadel - fortress used to protect Indus River valley cities
Minoans - earliest known Greek civilization
Confucius - taught the importance of family and reverence for ancestors
inoculation - invented by ancient Indians to prevent disease and save lives
Cowrie shells - a currency or form of money in Mali during the 14th century.
Efe - one of the several hunting-gathering societies in Africa who made their home in the
Democratic Republic of Congo
lineage - descent; ancestry
stateless societies - african s