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(5th)Social Studies

(5th) Social Studies-Ch.3 Places-Life In The Eastern Hemisphere

Venice Port City in Northeastern Italy Built on 118 Small Islands in a Lagoon in the Gulf of Venice
Shangdu Town in China
Silk Road Network of Overland trade routes between China and Europe
Sahara Largest Desert in the world Located in North Africa
Ghana Country in Africa Named for Early Kingdom of West Africa
Timbuktu Town in West African kingdom of Mali One of the important stops along the caravan routes
Mali Kingdom of Africa in Early 1300s Present Day country in West Africa
Mecca City in Saudi Arabia Pilgrimage site for Muslims
Songhai Kingdom in Africa Flourished from mid 1300s through 1500s
Greenland Island in the Northern Atlantic Ocean Largest Island on Earth
Vinland Name means Land of Wine Given by Leif Ericsson to the present Day Canadian Province of Newfoundland
Portugal Country in South Western Europe
Cape of Good Hope Southwestern Tip of Africa



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