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The Countries of the Sahel Mrs. Reese
The Sahel Means “Border” Overgrazing + Drought = Desertification
Empires of the Sahel Ghana Gold, Ivory, Salt Trade Mali Mansa Musa Timbuktu Songhai
French rule 5 Colonies Mauritania Burkina Faso Niger Chad Mali
People Live near rivers in the South Subsistence Farmers Muslim Nomads Tuareg, Fulani
Mauritania Nouakchott Atlantic Ocean Fishing Overfished
Mali 65% desert Most live on Niger River Farming Cotton Mining Gold
Burkina Faso Subsistence Farming Workers Migrate Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire One of World’s Poorest
Chad/Niger Landlocked: no sea or ocean border Niger Uranium Chad Petroleum Great Mosque of Djenne
Notes 16-2 “Other Countries of West Africa”. Land of the Sahel Five countries - Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, and Chad - are located in an area.
INTRO TO WEST AFRICA: label the following countries using page A19 in the green textbook Mauritania Chad Togo Ivory Coast Guinea Mali Nigeria Ghana Liberia.
West Africa Chapter 20 7 th Grade Social Studies (0:55)
Planner and Warm-up CW: Chapter 13 Section 2 Notes CW: Diary Entry Reminder: Chapter 13 Test on.
Axum/Aksum (~100AD-~900) Major trading empire in Ethiopian Highlands, touches Nile River King Ezana converted empire to Christianity (Lost control of.
Pre-Historic Africa Berbers GOLD SALT Gold-Salt Trade.
Civilizations of Africa Ghana, Mali, & Songhai. I. Empire of Ghana 1. 1 st W. African Empire a AD a AD -Iron workers -Iron workers.
Mali By: Keylee Brown Africa Project. Mali’s Map ♦ ♦Actual location: 17 degrees 00’ North latitude and 4 degrees 00’ West longitude ♦ ♦Rivers: Niger,
African Kingdoms. East African Kingdoms AxumLocation: –Near the Nile River –Near the Ethiopian Highlands Christian Kingdom.
Chapter 6. I can analyze the growth of Ghana, Mali, and Songhai kingdoms including trading centers such as Timbuktu and Jenne, which would later develop.
OCTOBER 26, 2015 Turn in Mankind Video Questions Bantu Migrations African Kingdoms You need a sheet of notebook paper for notes.
West Africa. Nigeria/geography Gulf of Guinea coast is covered with mangrove swamps Inland = vast tropical rain forest Forest gradually thins into savannahs.
African Kingdoms WHI.10d. African Kingdoms What were the characteristics of civilizations in sub-Saharan Africa during the medieval period?
Africa Review Political Map. Africa Review Physical Map.
Africa West African Kingdoms. Aim: How did the West African kingdoms develop into trading empires? Do Now: Answer review Multiple Choice Questions on.
Africa West African Kingdoms. Ghana Ghana is the land of gold Two most important trading goods: –1. Gold –2. Salt Gold came from the Savanna Salt deposits.
West Africa. Subregions Western Sudan – the drier north. Semi- arid Sahel (Cape Verde, The Gambia, Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Chad) Guinea Coast.
African Kingdoms. Essential Understanding States and empires flourished in Africa during the medieval period, including: West Africa: Ghana, Mali, Songhai.
The African Connection West African Empires and their interactions with traders. SOL: US 1.4c.
Please have planners on your table ; Applying Map Skills, page 386; Use map to answer the following questions. Please write questions first! 1.Through.
Sahel- a dry savanna region along the southern border of the Sahara suffering the effects of desertification Mauritania, Mali, Niger, Chad, and Burkina.
Essential Questions: What was the importance of Ghana, Mali and Songhai? Where were the empires of Ghana, Mali and Songhai located? When did the empires.
Sub-Saharan Africa THE TRANSITION ZONE. The Transition Zone is a mix of cultures: Some areas are mostly Muslim Others are a mix of Christian and.
Introduction to West Africa What do you already know About West Africa? How is West Africa important to you What are some of the issues & problems in.
Physical Features of Africa. Countries of Africa.
Geography of Africa Second largest continent on Earth Mountain Ranges Atlas Mtns in the far northwest Drakensberg Mtns in the far southwest.
Mali Study Guide Geography ` Trading Routes Ancient Mali Modern Mali Africa Most of Mali is a hot, sandy, rocky desert. The Niger River runs through Mali.
Medieval Africa. Two African Empires to know about They both originated in northwest Africa around the Niger River. The Empire of Ghana came about 300.
The African Trading States: West Africa Bell Ringer: What was the Great Zimbabwe and why was it so significant to the Shona?
Ancient Africa. Geography of Africa Divided up by natural barriers North-Sahara Desert Central-Rain Forest South-Desert East-mountains and rift valleys.
Holt McDougal, Physical Geography The Big Idea West Africa, which is mostly a region of plains, has climates ranging from arid to tropical and has important.
AFRICA REVIEW BANTU MIGRATIONS ( AD)– Herders/farmers – moved W to E and S. Africa. Herders/farmers – moved W to E and S. Africa. Brought common.
AFRICA. GEOGRAPHY 2 nd LARGEST CONTINENT Three times the size of the USA 4600 miles east to west; 5000 miles north to south ONE-FIFTH of EARTH’S LAND.
KINGDOMS OF WEST AFRICA. AFRICAN REGIONAL RESOURCES North Mediterranean: cloth, spices, and weapons Desert: salt Savanna: Agriculture (grain, cattle,
West Africa. Ghana 800 A.D A.D Present-day Western Mali and southeastern Mauritania. Present-day Western Mali and southeastern Mauritania.
West Africa. Physical Geography The Big Idea West Africa, which is mostly a region of plains, has climates ranging from arid to tropical and has important.
WEST AFRICA AND CENTRAL AFRICA Chapter 26, Page 540.
Empires of the Eastern Hemisphere Slides 1-25 African Civilizations.
3.1 Class Notes: The Rise of African Civilizations.
Ghana, Mali, Songhai. Ghana and trans-Saharan trade routes.
Chapter 15 – West Africa Section Notes Physical Geography History and Culture West Africa Today Video Impact of Desertification Images Geography Sahel.
Physical Geography Landforms Sahara to the north. Sahara to the north. Sahel to the north below the Sahara. Sahel to the north below the Sahara. Coastal.
West African Kingdoms. Kingdom of Ghana s Kingdom of Mali s Kingdom of Songhai ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
West African Civilizations The single most important development in the history of northwestern Africa was the use of the as a transport vehicle.
From the hadith (sayings of Muhammad): “The honest, truthful Muslim merchant will stand with the martyrs on the Day of Judgment. I commend the merchants.
Section 3-African Cultures Chapter Objectives Section 3: African Cultures Describe the culture of early West African kingdoms. Describe the lifestyles.
Western Kingdoms Rise and Fall. Ghana Rise Niger & Senegal Rivers Controlled the gold & salt trade Traders had to pay taxes Iron Weapons.
Mali When Where Leaders Religion Trade Decline What famous trading city flourished in Mali?
Bellringer Plateaus Savannas Workbook: Ch. 7 Sec. 1 Pgs
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