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Mali

Empire created by indigenous Muslims in western Sudan of West Africa known for its commerce and trade

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Ibn Battuta

A scholar from Morocco who traveled all around the world.

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Gengis Khan

The founder of the Mongol Empire who ruled from 1206-1227. His title was called Temujin

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Mongolian Empire

An empire located in Eurasia that spread out through out Asia with their military expansion. Known for horse riding and shooting arrows

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Il Khan

A descendant of Gengis Khan that ruled over the Iraq and Iran area.

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Dhow

The fishing and trade ship used by Arabian people during the Indian Ocean Trade. Used the Monsoons to get around.

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Indian Ocean Trade

A trade route that was based on the Indian Ocean. There were many countries involved and was responsible for creating many heterogeneous cultures.

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Monsoon

Seasonal wind around the Indian Ocean. Arab traders would ride the Monsoon winds around to trade. iT was very practical and somewhat safe because you could estimate when the wind would come.

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The Delhi Sultanate

An empire in the Indian peninsula that lasted five dynasties. Was mainly Muslim with Turkish and arab people residing. It was created through Muslim Invaders

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Yuban Empire

The empire created by Kublai Khan that is located in China and Siberia. Was part of the great Mongo l Empire

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Swahili Coast

East African shores of the Indian Ocean between the Horn of Africa and the Zambezi River.

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Yi

Ruled Korea from the fall of the Koryo kingdom to the colonization of Korea by Japan.

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Gujarat

A famous region in Western India known for manufacturing and trade

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Kamikaze

A divine wind that the Japanese claimed blew the Mongols away from their land

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Mansa Kankan Musa

The ruler of the Mali Empire. Helped Mali become economically wealthy in the Mediterranean

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Timbuktu

A city in the Mali Empire that became the center of Islam learning

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Rashid al- Din

Il Khan's advisor that convinced Islam conversion