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Ch. 3 Lesson 2

Africa's Trading Empire

- largest desert in the world, located in North Africa . Sahara
country in Africa, named for early kingdom in West Africa Ghana
town in West African kingdom of Mali, was one of the important stops along the caravan routes Timbuktu
kingdom in Africa in the early 1300’s; present day country in West Africa Mali
city in Saudi Arabia, pilgrimage site for Muslims . Mecca
kingdom in Africa that flourished from the middle 1300’s through the 1500’s . Songhai
king of the African kingdom of Mali in the early 1300’s Mansa Musa
group of traders traveling together, especially in the desert caravan
journey taken for religious reasons pilgrimage
navigational tool that helped sailors use the sun and stars to find their way astrolabe
Created by: hun3hai2