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Unit 2 - Africa. Day 1: Page 1: African Kingdoms. Agenda: Warm Up Create your own chart Notes – Ancient Africa Mansa Musa – history maker Homework: Quiz on Africa and Feudalism – Friday Start working on IDs. Make 2 Charts Like this in your notebook This is page 1 for GHANA and MALi.

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Unit 2 africa

Unit 2 - Africa


Day 1 page 1 african kingdoms

Day 1: Page 1: African Kingdoms

Agenda:

  • Warm Up

  • Create your own chart

  • Notes – Ancient Africa

  • Mansa Musa – history maker

    Homework:

  • Quiz on Africa and Feudalism – Friday

  • Start working on IDs


Make 2 charts like this in your notebook this is page 1 for ghana and mali

Make 2 Charts Like this in your notebookThis is page 1 for GHANA and MALi


Ghana

Ghana

  • The kingdom of Ghana had its heyday from 900 CE through 1230 CE

  • Major Export: Gold

  • Natural resource: Niger River, Gold Mines

  • Industries: Farming, mining, trading, defense (army)

  • Agricultural crops: Yams (sweet potatoes), beans, rice, onions, sorghum, millet, papaya, gourds, cattle, sheep, goats, poultry, cotton, and peanuts.

  • Economic specialization: Traders, miners, farmers, blacksmiths, soldiers

  • Famous Ghanians: Anansi the Spider, Griots

  • People: Happy. The common people worked very hard. Nobles were more comfortable. Everyone made time for music, art, and the griots.

  • Religion: Many gods and goddesses


Unit 2 africa

Mali

  • The empire of Mali had its heyday from 1200 CE through the late 1400's.

  • Major Export: Gold

  • Natural resource: Niger River, Gold Mines, Salt Mines

  • Industries: Farming, mining, trading, defense (army)

  • Agricultural crops: Beans, rice, onions, sorghum, millet, papaya, gourds, cattle, sheep, goats, poultry, cotton, and peanuts.

  • Economic specialization: Traders, miners, farmers, blacksmiths, soldiers

  • Famous People: Sundiata, Mansa Musa

  • People: Happy. The common people worked very hard. Nobles were more comfortable. Everyone made time for music, art, and the griots.

  • Religion: Nobles – Muslims; Common People - Many gods and goddesses


History maker mansa musa

Using the reading, create a history maker on Mansa Musa. Include the most important information outside of the body (minimum of 8 facts).

History Maker – Mansa musa


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