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AFRICA QUIZ STUDY GUIDE

Friday, April 29, 2011

ESSENTIAL QUESTION: How did geography impact the development of societies?

You should know the notes from your big Africa map.

GEOGRAPHY:
You should be familiar with the vegetation climates/biomes in Africa and the locations of the places we studied.

KEY WORDS:
Sahara savanna rain forest Aksum King Ezana
Kush Bantu migration migration Bantu-speaking peoples
Maghrib Almoravids Almohads Berber Ibn Battuta
Ghana Mali Songhai Sundiata Mansa Musa
Swahili Coast Great Zimbabwe Mutapa stele Mombasa
Kilwa Mogadishu

QUESTIONS TO CONSIDER:
• Why was it important for Kilwa to control Sofala?
• What role did gold and salt play in the success of the West African empires?
• What role did monsoons play in the success of the East Coast city-states?

AFRICA QUIZ STUDY GUIDE


Friday, April 29, 2011

ESSENTIAL QUESTION: How did geography impact the development of societies?

You should know the notes from your big Africa map.

GEOGRAPHY:
You should be familiar with the vegetation climates/biomes in Africa and the locations of the places we studied.

KEY WORDS:
Sahara savanna rain forest Aksum King Ezana
Kush Bantu migration migration Bantu-speaking peoples
Maghrib Almoravids Almohads Berber Ibn Battuta
Ghana Mali Songhai Sundiata Mansa Musa
Swahili Coast Great Zimbabwe Mutapa stele Mombasa
Kilwa Mogadishu

QUESTIONS TO CONSIDER:
• Why was it important for Kilwa to control Sofala?
• What role did gold and salt play in the success of the West African empires?
• What role did monsoons play in the success of the East Coast city-states?