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West African Kingdoms

West African Kingdoms

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  1. West African Kingdoms Study Session

  2. Import • This import was brought into West Africa.

  3. Salt • Salt was brought into West Africa to preserve food.

  4. Animal • This animal helped increase trade between West Africa and North Africa.

  5. Camel • The camel helped to increase trade between North and West Africa.

  6. Faith • Mansa Musa practiced this faith.

  7. Islam • Islam

  8. Ruler • This ruler of Songhai went blind, and his son shipped him off.

  9. Askia • Askia the Great

  10. Islam • These are the duties of Islam.

  11. The Five Pillars • The Five Pillars of Islam

  12. Primary Source • This primary source on West Africa was written by IbnBattuta.

  13. The Rihla • The Rihla

  14. Europeans • This good attracted Europeans to West Africa.

  15. Gold • Gold

  16. History • This type of history is passed down by word of mouth.

  17. Oral History • Oral History is passed down by word of mouth.

  18. Religion • This type of religion worships only one God.

  19. Monotheistic • Followers of monotheistic religions worship one God.

  20. Islam • He was the founder of Islam.

  21. Muhammad • Muhammad was the founder of Islam.

  22. Arabs • This percentage of Muslims are Arab.

  23. 15% • 15% of Muslims are Arab.

  24. Economy • Mansa Musa disrupted economies with this good.

  25. Gold • Gold

  26. Religion • Mansa Musa practiced and spread this faith.

  27. Islam • Islam

  28. Kingdom • This was the first major kingdom to rise in West Africa. It was located along the Niger River.

  29. Ghana • Ghana rose along the Niger River.

  30. Storytellers • These West African storytellers preserve history

  31. Griots • Griots preserve history.

  32. Natural Barrier • This natural barrier lies between North Africa and West Africa.

  33. Sahara Desert • The Sahara Desert is a natural barrier between North and West Africa.

  34. Sundiata • Sundiata helped to create this kingdom.

  35. Mali • Sundiata helped to create the kingdom of Mali.

  36. Islam • This is the holy book of Islam.

  37. Quran • The Quran is the holy book of Islam.

  38. Askia • Askia the Great was a leader of this kingdom

  39. Songhai • Askia the Great was the leader of Songhai.

  40. Trade • These people traded and transported goods

  41. Merchants • Merchants traded and transported goods.

  42. Goods • Goods brought in to a place are called

  43. Imports • Goods brought in to a place are called imports.

  44. Goods • Goods sent out of a place are called

  45. Exports • Goods sent out of a place are called exports.

  46. Religion • Islam is a _____ -theistic religion.

  47. Monotheistic • Islam is a monotheistic religion.

  48. Economy • Disrupted the economy on his pilgrimage to Mecca

  49. Mansa Musa • Mansa Musa disrupted the economy on his trip to Mecca.

  50. City • A city that was the center of learning in West Africa