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The _______ largets contienet
2nd
less than 5
largest climate zone is
savanna
grassy plain
world's largest desert
Sahara
resources
salt, gold, iron, copper, diamonds, and oil
less than ___% covered by jungle
5%
reallly low
west african kingdom located between Niger &______
Ghana, and senegal
trade dominated by
salt and gold
they were of equal value
two (walled) capital cities
Kumbi Saleh
title of king
ghana
islam spread across kingdom. influenced:
language
architecture
and
military
Muslim group from N. Africa brought down Kingdom of Ghana
Almoravids
starts with A---
Mali kingdom founded by
Sundiata
starts with S---
mansa=
king
controlled trade routes
Mansa Musa
greatest emperor
(starts with M---- M---)
center of trade and learning
city of Timbuktu
largest library in the world
Timbuktu
rebelled against Mali to gain
independence
present day
Niger
strong military ruler
Askia Muhammed
based laws on Islam
divided Songhai into provinces
based laws on Islam
Askia Muhammed
divided Songhai into provinces
strong military ruler
divided Songhai into provinces
Askia Muhammed
based laws on Islam
strong military ruler
Ruler of Morocco invaded and ended the empire
1586
its a date
Hausa migrated to
Nigeria
exported
cotton and leatherworks
benin
many farming villages
benin-exported
paper, ivory, and slaves
led by female rulers
Hausa/Banin
Kings claim descent from Solomon and Makeda-( )
Queen of Sheba
remained
independent
primarily
Christian
Bantu speaking people
Swahili
gender groups of similar ages learned similar skills
age sets
by ___'s exported ___________________________
1300's
gold
copper
cottong
built stone structures to protect____
cattle
mmmmoooooooooooooooooooo
_________ brought from Asia
camels
______ winds carried ships to Africa in _______ and back to ________ in winter
Monsoon
summer
India
bleding of cultures increased the spread of ______
Islam
Tang Dynast
618 A.D.
year
______ unified china
Li Shimin
changed name to Tang Taizong
independent countries that pay taxes to Chinese government
Tributary states
vocab
Tibet and Korea became______ after conquered
Tributary states
broke up large agricultural estates and redistributed smaller plots to peasants
land reform
established a ______ service trained government official in fonfucian philosophy
civil service
Tang emperors overthrown in 960-Song Dynasty ______
907 A.D.
reunites China
______ becomes primary crop
rice
surplus in ______ allowed for advancements in _____________
rice
trade, arts, and learning
wealthy, educated, land owning class
gentry
confucianism taught that social order was based on
loyalty, education, and duty
farmers, laborers, non-educated class
peasants
formed self-governed villages becuase of
distant central government
like roman empire was organized
women played a ______ role in society
lesser
lost all rights after marriage
women
symbolized wealth and nobility
foot binding
world emperor-united nomadic tribes to form Mongol Empire
Genghiz Khan
1279
Kublai Khan completely eliminated Song dynasty
period of Mongol peace and stability
Pax Mongol
mongol dynasty in china
yuan dynasty
grandson of Genghiz
Kublai Khan
spread Mongol empire to greatest extent
______ spread news of Mongol advances throught Europe
Marco Polo
brilliant dynasty
ming dynasty
greatest dynasty in terms of world trade
______ forced mongol army north
Zhu Yuanzhang
re-established Confucian system of gov't "board of censors" monitored ______
officials for corruption
sailed to coasts of
S.E. Asia
India
Africa
chain of islands. location protects and isolates Japan
archipelago
vocab
enormous tidal wave
tsunami
ring of fire include
Japan, Philippines, Indonesia, Australia, and S. America
divided into clans (uji) ______ was most prominent clan
Yomato
Japans only dynasty
believed to have descended from Amaterasu-sun goddess
Yomato
women were able to ______
be leaders
Japan learned of ______ indirectly throught their connection w/ Korea
Chinese customs
buddhims introduced by ______
missionaries in Korea
______ sends students directy to China for studying under Tang Court
Prince Shotoku
kana
symbols representing syllables
Lady Murasaki ________-
wrote the 1st novel ever
name of first novel ever
The Tale of Genji
divine winds
kamikaze
dramatic or comedic plays that protrayed family of historical events
kabuki theater
puppet plays
Banraku