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Kinship groups formed the basis for _____ for many African societies.
government
Labor specialization created a _____ economy.
diverse
As trade in West Africa grew so did the _____.
cities
West Africans used _____ to record their culture because they did not have a written history.
oral history
The Niger River was a _____ and also had riuch soil from flooding.
key trade route
The _____ established the trans-Saharan trade routes.
Berbers
The _____ in the cities were the main converts to Islam in Ghana.
upper-class
_____ expanded the empire of Mali as one of his accomplishments.
Sundiata
_____ helped develop the empire of Mali because of his pilgrimage that brought many people to Timbuktu.
Mansa Musa
Ghana's _____ people reacted to Islamic beliefs by combining them with their native religion.
common
After God spoke to him, Muhammad _____.
preached there is only one God
Shiites opposed _____ because they were not descendants of Muhammad so should no rule.
Umayyads
The Byzantine Empire was influenced by cultures from _____.
the west and east
The schism in the Christian church created Roman Catholicism and _____.
Eastern Orthodoxy
Paper making allowed more people to _____ , leading to a golden age.
pass on knowledge
Scholars came to Cordoba because of the many _____.
libraries
Under Akhenaton, Egyptian art became more_____.
realistic
Under Ramses II, the Egyptians experienced _____.
stability
The first members of the Christian church belonged to the _____.
Jews
_____ was the Roman emperor that closed all the pagan temples.
Theodosius
Sumerians demonstrated advanced technology by using _____ for farming.
plows
The area along the Tigris and Euphrates rivers was good for growing crops because of _____.
flooding