Ch. 1.3 Trading Kingdoms Of West Africa

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Ch. 1.3 Trading Kingdoms Of West Africa - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    _________________ was founded in the 600s by an Arab named Muhammad.
  • 2. 
    The Saharan trade routes were run by a group of people from northern Africa called the __________.
    • A. 


    • B. 


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  • 3. 
    Historians believe the first people in _________________ were farmers along the Niger River.
  • 4. 
    These farmers were the _______________ and they banded together for protection from nomadic herders.
  • 5. 
    People needed ___________________ in their diets to survive.
  • 6. 
    __________________ believe that God had spoken to Muhammad through an angel and had made him a prophet.
  • 7. 
    Mali reached the height of its wealth, power, and fame under _____________________, its must famous ruler.
  • 8. 
    Enslaved ____________________ were often bought to perform menial labor and domestic chores.
  • 9. 
    _____________________, Djenne, and Gao were important trade cities in the Kingdom of Mali.
  • 10. 
    Kings traded ________________________, who were sometimes captured in war, for valuable goods such as horses, textiles, and weapons.
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