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Chapter 10: Africa

TermDefinition
Sahel A semiarid strip of land across the center of Africa that divides the Sahara from wetter areas.
Savanna Open grassland.
Groits Professional West African storytellers.
Nok One of the most earliest African peoples to make iron tools(500 BC-AD 200), the Nok lived in what is today Nigeria.
Bantu A family of closely related African languages; one of any of the African peoples who speak that language.
Ezana Aksumite ruler; he destroyed the Kush capital of Meroe and took over the kingdom of Kush around AD 320.
Ge'ez An ancient Afro-Asiatic language; it is still used today as a liturgical language in the Ethiopian Coptic Church.
Lalibela Ethiopian ruler from about 1200-1250; he is known for building large stone Christian churches, many which of are still standing today.
Swahili An African society that emerged in the late 1100s along the East African coast and combined elements of African, Asian, and Islamic cultures.
Sundiata Founder and ruler of Mali; he organized an army and defeated the other kingdoms of West Africa.
Mansa Musa Leader of Mali who held power from 1307-1332; he conquered the Kingdom of Songhai. He expanded trade, supported the arts, and promoted Islam.
Sunni Ali First great leader of Africa's Songhai Empire; he organized an uprising against Malian rule and established a new empire in Songhai.
Askia Muhammad King of Songhai from 1493-1598; he was known for encouraging a revival of Muslim learning in the West African kingdom during his rule.
Created by: MaKayla Gierke