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African empires

What are the empires of west Africa? The Songhai and the asante
What are the empires of southern Africa? the zulu
What are the empires in central Africa? the kongo
What are the empires in east Africa? the ethiopia
which two African empires became christian strongholds? Ethiopia and the Kongo
The leaders of which African empire converted to islam? The Songhai
which two African empires stayed true to their in indigenous belief systems? the Asante and the zulu
which river served as a conduit for trade and travel for the Songhai ? the Niger
which river served as a conduit for trade and travel for the kongo? the Congo
which african empires suffered from religious warfare? ethiopia and the Songhai
what form of government did all of the african empires have? monarchy
what trade route was used by the Songhai and the asante? the trans-saharan
what is the name of the area at the tip of southern africa? the cape of good hope
what is the name of the area of east africa that juts into the red? sea the african gorn
what good was traded by the songhai, asante and kongo? slaves
what good was traded by the both ethiopia and the kongo? ivory
which empire was able to produce objects from metal? the kongo..
in what ways did the kongo excel at cultural expression? art made of wood, textiles and terra cotta
due to their isolation, the primary economic activities of the zulu was? agriculture and raising livestock
what missionaries were most responsible for the conversion of some empires to christianity? the jesuits
what did all slave trading empires have in common geographically? they bordered the atlantic
Created by: silvvermoons