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Cataract
large waterfall
Hydroelectric power
energy produced by moving water
Leaching
dissolving nutrients and washing them away from the soil.
hieroglyphics
form of writing that used pictures and symbols
escarpment
steep cliffs
Mosque
muslim house of worship
city-state
large city with it's own government and usually control ove surrounding countryside
consensus
common agreement
polygamy
the practice of haveing more than one spouse
age grade
all boys or girls born in the same year
subsistence farmer
grows enough food to support family with little or no surplus
lineage
tracing desent back to a common ancestor
lineage
tracing desent back to a common ancestor
what bodies of water surround Africa?
Mediterranean sea, Red sea, Atlantic ocean, Indidan ocaen
abolition
movment to end slavery
lineage
tracing desent back to a common ancestor
diaspora
scattering of people
when did the demand for slaves become great?
when Europeans began to colonize Americas and they found the Native americans less useful for working plantaions.
When did the Atlantic slave trade grow the most?
1761-1810
When did the Atlantic slave trade grow the most?
1761-1810
Pharaohs
Rulers of ancient Epypt
Pharaohs
Rulers of ancient Epypt
desrtification
turning semidesret land into desert
drought
prolonged periods of little or no rainfall
tropics
area between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn
tropics
area between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn