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Row 1, Col 1 What is the Sahara? The largest desert in the world.
2,1 What is Northern Africa The area of Africa where the Sahara Desert is located.
3,1 What is the Death Road? The name of the Trade Route across the Sahara Desert.
4,1 What is Death? Getting lost in the Sahara meant this.
5,1 Who is Hans Vischer? The man who made a route across the Sahara desert in 1906.
1,2 What is the National Honor of the Trousers? This reward was given to heroic soldiers in Mali.
2,2 Who was Sundiata Kieta? He was a great warrior- king who seized Ghana.
3,2 What is a Plateau? An area of high, flat land.
4,2 What is a Savannah? An area where there is… High Temperatures, Uneven rainfall, and is perfect for raising herd animals.
5,2 What is Gold and Salt? African empires grew rich from trading these two things.
1,3 Who are the Berbers? In 400 BC this group of people found a way to cross the Sahara Desert
2,3 Who is the Romans? This group of people introduced the camel to North Africa
What is the African Plateau? The Sahara, rain forests and savannas are all on this.
4,3 What is horses and donkeys? Before using camels, the Berbers used these animals, which often died in the harsh conditions of the desert.
5,3 What is it became poorer over time? This happened to Ghana’s farmland because of heavy farming and overuse.
1,4 What is Ghana? This was the first African empire to grow out of trade.
2,4 What is MALI ? This kingdom conquered Ghana in1240 and expanded the territory
3,4 What is Axum? A city-state in Ethiopia.
4,4 What is Songhai? In the 1500’s this empire took over Timbuktu and the Berbers’ salt mines and control of the trade on the Niger River. They became the largest empire in West Africa.
5,4 What is a warm, wet climate ideal for farming? The farming advantages of living near the equator.
1,5 What is traditional African religion? African people in the countryside usually practice this type of religion.
2,5 What is they believed in one supreme being? Traditional African religions shared this belief with Christians, Jews, and Muslims.
3,5 Who is Mansa Musa? The Sultan of Mali who traveled to Makkah in 1324
4,5 What is 1000’s of people, 100 camels, and lots of GOLD. Mansa Musa took with him this on his trip to Mecca.
5,5 Who are Great Muslim Architects, Teachers, and Writers? Mansa Musa convinced these to come back with him to Mali.
1,6 What is the Nile? Africa’s longest river.
2,6 What is “People of the Coast”? The word Swahili comes from Arabic meaning this.
3,6 What is African and Muslim? The Swahili culture and language are a blend of these two cultures.
4,6 What is sugarcane? This was the major crop that the Portuguese produced using enslaved Africans.
5,6 What were the Bantu? These were fishing groups that migrated throughout Africa around 3000 BC.
1,7 What is a Griot? This is a story teller who passes down the history of a people.
2,7 What is the Family? This formed the basis of African Society.
3,7 Who is Queen Nzinga? This queen battled the Portuguese slave traders.
4,7 Who are the Portuguese? These people were the first to enslave Africans and take them to other places.
5,7 What is the African Diaspora? This is the spread of the African people and culture around the world.
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