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Medival West Africa

words to study for the social studies test

Trade Route The route the people took to trade with other biomes
Natural Resource Resources the place you are from you can get without a cost
Sahara Desert A desert that people live and take to trade
Sahel A desert with trees people live and its hot
Savanna a grassy plain in tropical and subtropical regions, with few trees.
Tribute an act, statement, or gift that is intended to show gratitude, respect, or admiration.
Taxes a compulsory contribution to state revenue, levied by the government on workers' income and business profits, or added to the cost of some goods, services, and transactions.
Population Growth How many people are born or come to the countrie and are a citizen
Extended Families a family that extends beyond the nuclear family, including grandparents, aunts, uncles, and other relatives, who all live nearby or in one household.
Kingdom of Ghana A kingdom that is in Afrcia and lasted from the 6th century to the 13th century.
Government the governing body of a nation, state, or community.
Trans-Saharan trade Trans-Saharan trade requires travel across the Saharan to reach sub-Saharan Africa from the North African coast,the peak of trade extended from the 8th century until the early 17th century.
Monarchy a form of government with a monarch at the head. a state that has a monarch.
Wangara The Wangara are Soninke subgroups and later ethno-Linguistically assimilated merchant class that specialized in both Trans Saharan and Secret Trade of Gold
Taghaza Taghaza is an abandoned salt-mining center located in a salt pan in the desert region of northern Mali. It was an important source of rock salt for
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