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$100
Ghana became a
powerful state
because it gained
control of powerful
________ ________.
Ghana became a
powerful state
because it gained
control of powerful
trade routes.
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What did the
people of Ghana
improve when
they learned to
work with iron?
What did the people of
Ghana improve when
they learned to work
with iron?
Iron made farming
easier and weapons
stronger.
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In Ghana, the
population of towns
and villages increased
mostly because…
In Ghana, the
population of towns
and villages
increased mostly
because farmers
could produce plenty
of food.
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Ghana was located
between the ______
mines in the south
and the ________ in
the north.
Ghana was located
between the gold
mines in the south
and the salt in the
north.
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Why was salt
so valuable?
Why was salt so
valuable?
People needed it in
their diet and to
season foods.
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_______ _______
was the process of
people exchanging
goods without
direct contact
Silent Barter was
the process of
people
exchanging goods
without direct
contact
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_________ _______ was
the largest city in
Ghana and the main
trading center.
Koumbi Saleh
was the largest
city in Ghana and
the main trading
center.
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Describe Tunka Manin.
Describe Tunka
Manin
He was a kind,
caring ruler who
listened to his
people.
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Ghana’s kings
used their tax
money to build
powerful ________.
Ghana’s kings
used their tax
money to build
powerful armies.
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The __________
were Muslims
who attacked
Ghana and
destroyed
Koumbi Saleh.
The Almoravids
were Muslims who
attacked Ghana
and destroyed
Koumbi Saleh.
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What happened to
Ghana’s fertile
land?
What happened to
Ghana’s fertile
land?
Herds of animals
ate all the grass,
leaving it worthless.
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Why was Mansa
Musa’s hajj to
Mecca
important?
Why was Mansa
Musa’s hajj to Mecca
important?
Because he made the
world aware of the
Mali Empire.
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Both the Ghana
and Mali Empires
lay along the
_________ River.
Both the
Ghana and
Mali Empires
lay along the
Niger River.
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Who was Mali’s
most famous
ruler?
Who was Mali’s
most famous
ruler?
Mansa Musa
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When Mansa Musa
allowed angry miners
to keep their own
religion, he show he
had religious
____________.
When Mansa Musa
allowed angry miners
to keep their own
religion, he show he
had religious
tolerance.
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_________ was
the center of
both Mali and
Songhai.
Timbuktu was
the center of
both Mali and
Songhai.
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Specialized government
offices and a permanent
professional army were
inventions of ________
______ _______.
Specialized
government offices
and a permanent
professional army
were inventions of
Askia the Great.
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Why did
Morocco invade
Songhai?
Why did Morocco
invade Songhai?
They wanted
Songhai’s salt and
gold.
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What is an
arquebus?
What is an
arquebus?
An early form of a
gun.
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_________ were
African storytellers
who memorized
names and
histories.
Griots were
African
storytellers who
memorized
names and
histories.
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Musical tradition
is still present
today at
__________ and
weddings.
Musical tradition
is still present
today at funerals
and weddings.
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For special
occasions, kings
and queens wore
fabric made of
________.
For special
occasions, kings
and queens wore
fabric made of
kente.
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Africans had no
__________ history of
their own, so
everything written was
done by visitors.
Africans had no
written history of
their own, so
everything we know
comes from visitors
and travelers.
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According to
Mali’s beliefs, why
was food so
plentiful?
According to Mali’s
beliefs, why was
food so plentiful?
The spirits of the land
made sure that food
grew.
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___________ gained
power by taking it
away from local
chiefs and leaders,
including important
religious powers.
Sundiata gained
power by taking it
away from local
chiefs and leaders,
including important
religious powers.
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