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This is the world's largest desert
Sahara
The Nubian king who conquered Egypt
Piankhi
This term refers to professional poets who preserved stories...
griots
Kingdom of the Soninke people located between the Niger and Senegal rivers....
Ghana
The Nubian capital (Meroe) produced this in great quantities....
iron
An inland empire whose name means "great stone buildings"....
Great Zimbabwe
This leader's hajj resulted in ties between Mali and other Muslim states....
Mansa Musa
Axum was bordered by this body of water...
Red Sea
This group developed knowledge of the natural world by adapting to life in the Kalahari.....
Khoisan
This leader set up a Muslim dynasty in Songhai....
Askia Muhammad
An ancient kingdom located along the Upper Nile....
Nubia
An ancient kingdom located along the Upper Nile....
Nubia
A Christian kingdom in the mountains of East Africa...
Ethiopia
A kingdom in the rain forests of the Guinea coast...
Benin
These winds helped create commerce between East Africa and this large Asian nation
monsoon winds and the Asian nation of India
Center for trade and learning in Mali
Timbuktu
Center for trade and learning in Mali
Timbuktu
This is Africa's rank in size among the world's continents....
Second
The largest and most populated climate zone in Africa...
the savanna
Which of these is not a river in Africa:
Senegal
Niger
Ethiopian
Zambezi
Ethiopian
The Sahara is located in:
East Africa
North Africa
West Africa
South Africa
North Africa
The African root language....
Bantu
The Kalahari Desert is located in:
East Africa
North Africa
West Africa
South Africa
South Africa
Which kingdom is farther north.....Nile Kingdom or Nubian Kingdom
Nile Kingdom
This term refers to the expansion of desert regions....
desertification
This North African state was started by Phoenician traders...
Carthage
Camels were brought to North Africa from here.....
Asia
Gold and this product dominated early Sahara commerce...
salt
He was the greatest emperor of Mali....
Mansa Musa
The Kingdom of Mali was located in:
East Africa
North Africa
West Africa
South Africa
West Africa
This term refers to the pilgrimage to Mecca....
hajj
The Kingdom of Benin was located in:
East Africa
North Africa
West Africa
South Africa
West Africa
The Kingdoms of Axum and Ethiopia were located in:
East Africa
North Africa
West Africa
South Africa
East Africa