West African Kingdoms Study Session
Import • This import was brought into West Africa.
Salt • Salt was brought into West Africa to preserve food.
Animal • This animal helped increase trade between West Africa and North Africa.
Camel • The camel helped to increase trade between North and West Africa.
Faith • Mansa Musa practiced this faith.
Islam • Islam
Ruler • This ruler of Songhai went blind, and his son shipped him off.
Askia • Askia the Great
Islam • These are the duties of Islam.
The Five Pillars • The Five Pillars of Islam
Primary Source • This primary source on West Africa was written by IbnBattuta.
The Rihla • The Rihla
Europeans • This good attracted Europeans to West Africa.
Gold • Gold
History • This type of history is passed down by word of mouth.
Oral History • Oral History is passed down by word of mouth.
Religion • This type of religion worships only one God.
Monotheistic • Followers of monotheistic religions worship one God.
Islam • He was the founder of Islam.
Muhammad • Muhammad was the founder of Islam.
Arabs • This percentage of Muslims are Arab.
15% • 15% of Muslims are Arab.
Economy • Mansa Musa disrupted economies with this good.
Gold • Gold
Religion • Mansa Musa practiced and spread this faith.
Islam • Islam
Kingdom • This was the first major kingdom to rise in West Africa. It was located along the Niger River.
Ghana • Ghana rose along the Niger River.
Storytellers • These West African storytellers preserve history
Griots • Griots preserve history.
Natural Barrier • This natural barrier lies between North Africa and West Africa.
Sahara Desert • The Sahara Desert is a natural barrier between North and West Africa.
Sundiata • Sundiata helped to create this kingdom.
Mali • Sundiata helped to create the kingdom of Mali.
Islam • This is the holy book of Islam.
Quran • The Quran is the holy book of Islam.
Askia • Askia the Great was a leader of this kingdom
Songhai • Askia the Great was the leader of Songhai.
Trade • These people traded and transported goods
Merchants • Merchants traded and transported goods.
Goods • Goods brought in to a place are called
Imports • Goods brought in to a place are called imports.
Goods • Goods sent out of a place are called
Exports • Goods sent out of a place are called exports.
Religion • Islam is a _____ -theistic religion.
Monotheistic • Islam is a monotheistic religion.
Economy • Disrupted the economy on his pilgrimage to Mecca
Mansa Musa • Mansa Musa disrupted the economy on his trip to Mecca.
City • A city that was the center of learning in West Africa