Study Guide for Chapter 11 – Kingdoms and Trading States of Africa    Terms and People to Know

Ch. 11 Sec. 1  pgs 339-345
Sahara Desert     savannas      cataracts      The Great Rift Valley     desertification     Bantu
The Kingdom of Nubia     Kush     Piankhi    Meroe    King Natakamani   Queen Amanitere
Kingdom of  Axum      King Ezana      Carthage     St. Augustine     Hippo      The Meiji restoration
 

Ch. 11 Sec. 2 pgs 346 – 351
Senegal River    Niger River    Lake Chad   surplus    berbers   salt   commodity  Ghana   Mali  
Kumbi Saleh   Almoravids   Mandinka    Sundiata    Empire of Mali     Mansa Musa    Timbuktu    Songhai   Sonni Ali      Askia Muhammad    Sankore Mosque    History and Description of Africa          Leo Africanus    Gao     Askia Daud    Ahmad al-Mansur     Kingdom of Benin  Hausa    Benin City  Ife  Kano    Muhammad Rumfa    Amina    Zazzau    Zaria 

Ch. 11 Sec. 3 pgs 352-356
Kingdom of Axum    Adulis     Axum     King Ezana     Ethiopia     King Lalibela   geez    Beta Ghiorgis  The Glory of Kings   Falasha   Kilwa  Mogadishu   Mombasa   Sofala  Lamu   Zanzibar   Ibn Battuta   Rihlah     Swahili   Limpopo River    Great Zimbabwe   Sofala 

Ch. 11 Sec. 4 pgs 357-365 
Nuclear family   patrilineal  matrilineal   lineage   consensus   Dogon dancer   Kingdom of the Kongo
Kente cloth

Ideas to understand
   Describe and explain how African geography provided an almost impenetrable barrier to outsiders.
   Describe and explain how the role of women and an oral tradition of history helped preserve African culture and society.
   Describe and explain the development of cultures and city states in Africa.