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Medieval West Africa
Medieval West Africa Vocab
|A bunch of pathways used for transportation of cargo
|Materials or substances such as minerals, forests, water, and fertile land that occur in nature for economic gain
|A desert located in Africa, it is the largest and hottest desert in the world. It is third largest desert in the world.
|Ecoclimatic and biogeographic zone of transition of African between the sahara to the north and the sudanian savanna to the south.
|a grassy plain in tropical and subtropical regions, with few trees.
|an act, statement, or gift that is intended to show gratitude, respect, or admiration.
|A tax is a mandatory financial charge
|the increase in the number of individuals in a population
|Family other than who live in your house: grama + cousins
|Kingdom of Ghana
|West African empire from 700s to 1076, grew wealthy and powerful by controlling a gold-salt trade.
|the authority of a nation, state, or community.
|important to the success of the Empire of Ghana between the eighth and twelfth centuries, this trading system reached its peak during the fourteenth through sixteenth centuries, during the downfallings of the Mali and Songhai Empires
|A government in which power is in the hands of a single person
|Bambuk sellers of gold to Ghanaian merchants who transported it to Sijilmasa
|Saharan village, workers built their houses from salt blocks because it was the only material available