Flashcards in Chapter 25 Deck (14):
West African man who crossed the Atlantic four times. Served as leader of black community in Freetown
Trading city and site of a flourishing city-state built by Songhay rulers
Songhay ruler who embarked on a campaign to conquer his neighbors and consolidated the Songhay empire
Became a devout Roman Catholic and sought to convert all his subjects to Christianity.
King Nzinga Mbemba
another name for Afonso I
Grew from a small chiefdom to a powerful regional kingdom. Portuguese merchants founded a small coastal colony here. (aka Angola b/c of the king: Ngola.)
Spirite resistance against Portuguese forces for 40 years. (Dressed as a man, preferred to be called king rather than queen)
A massive, stone fortified city (near the city of Nyanda in modern Zimbabwe.)
Hunting and gathering people's which Portuguese & Dutch Mariners encountered in Cape Town.
trading city which had a prominent Islamic university and 180 schools that taught the Quran.
(Originally a pastoral people who for centuries kept herds of cattle in the Savannas of West Africa.) Thought that a pure form of Islam was better.
Aristocratic woman who proclaimed St. Anthony of Padua had possesed Her & chosen her to communicate his messages. Used her prominence to promote African Christianity.