people
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things
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100
Ethiopian king who had churches carved out of stone
Who is King Lalibela?
100
Ancient African kingdom located on the Upper Nile
What is Nubia?
100
more food than is needed
What is a surplus?
100
a grassy plain
What is a savanna?
100
parents and children living together as one unit
What is a nuclear family?
200
This king of Mali was responsible for the creation of the University of Timbuktu
Who is Mansa Musa?
200
Remains of Chinese pottery in this African kingdom implies that they had extensive trade and great wealth.
What is Great Zimbabwe?
200
a group of households claiming a common ancestor
What is a lineage?
200
Language in East Africa, its name means "of the coast" in Arabic
What is Swahili?
200
The ancient book "The Glory of Kings" claims that the kings of Ethiopia were this religion.
What is Jewish?
300
These people conquered northern Africa in the 690's, making Arabic the major language of the region.
Who are Arab Muslims?
300
West African kingdom that grew up around the trade city of Gao
What is Songhai?
300
a waterfall
What is a cataract?
300
Scholars have analyzed language patterns to trace the migration of these people.
Who are the Bantu people?
300
This phenomenon caused Neolithic people in the Sahara to move south.
What is desertification?
400
Many rulers of this West African kingdom were women.
What is the city-states of Hausa?
400
The capital of this West African kingdom was the two walled cities of Kumbi Saleh
What is Ghana?
400
Small villages often used this kind of system to control the area; it includes the concept of consensus decision-making.
What is power sharing?
400
West African merchants were willing to pay a lot of money for this product because of its rarity in West Africa.
What is salt?
400
Romans used conquered lands in North Africa for this natural resource.
What is grain?
500
The founder of the kingdom of Mali
Who is Sundiata?
500
Meroe, the capital of Nubia, was able to maintain wealth and power because of this nearby resource.
What is iron ore? (they were able to make a lot of tools and weapons)
500
Tolls collected from the trade of these two commodities built the kingdom of Ghana (name both)
What are gold and salt?
500
This east African kingdom was successful because of its trade connections with coastal cities.
What is Great Zimbabwe?
500
In medieval Africa, this family lineage system created strong ties between brothers and sisters.
What is matrilineal inheritance?
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