6 th Grade UBD - Unit 8 - Growth of African Empires. Growth of African Empires. Preview.
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Merchant- A person who provides materials, products, or services to a buyer, usually in exchange for money.
Trade- The exchange of goods and services by sale or barter.
Tax- A charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government.
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Dhow- A type of sailboat used in the Indian Ocean and Red Sea trade. It is still used today along the eastern coast of Africa.
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Great Zimbabwe- Zimbabwe means “stone houses.” Great Zimbabwe refers to the complex stone city that became a center of trade.
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