Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Africa

Ch. 5 & 6

TermDefinition
Rifts long, deep valleys formed by the movement of the earth's crust
Sub-Saharan Africa also known as Africa south of the Sahara. The plains are cross by by rivers - Congo, Zambezi, and Niger
Sahel a semiarid region in Africa just south of the Sahara that separates the desert from wetter areas
Savannah an open grassland with scattered trees
Rain forest a moist, densely wooded area that contains many different plants and animals
Extended family a family group that includes the father, mother, children, and close relatives
Animism the belief that bodies of water, animals, trees, and other natural objects have spirits
Silent barter a process in which people exchange goods without contacting each other directly
Tunka Manin (ruled c.1068) King of the Empire of Ghana, his kingdom was visited by Muslim writers
Sundiata (died 1255) Founder of the Empire of Mali, his reign is recorded in legends
Mansa Musa (died c.1332) Mali's greatest and most famous ruler, he was a devout Muslim. He made a famous pilgrimage to Mecca that helped spread Mali's fame
Oral history a spoken record of past events
Griots a West African storyteller
Proverbs a short saying of wisdom or truth
Kente a hand-woven, brightly colored West African fabric
Created by: Serpaj282