Flashcards in Chapter 9 Vocab Deck (13):
This African states rose by the 700s in western Sudan, traded gold , and had Muslim kings. It's demise was helped by its defeat by the Berbers in 1076
The fact that many African states shared animistic beliefs, used masks,drummed, and danced, and had isolated kings
This state was in central Africa, its main export was gold, and had a magnificent stone Capitol city where it's kings controlled and taxed trade from, rose by the 1200s
These were common throughout the empires of western Sudan:they were master storytellers and advisors
These states rose to power in the 1400s, existed in central Africa
This empire rose in the mid 1200s, until 1450 when its power waned. It was founded by Sundiata, had Muslim kings, and was larger and more powerful than Ghana. Mansa musa was also here(western Sudan)
He ruled Mali from 1312-1337, and was sundiata's grand-nephew. He made a hijrah to Mecca, distrubuted tons of gold to Cairo and brought ppl back to Sudan w him(built madrasas)
These rains and winds alternate in the areas around the Indian Ocean
This empire began establishing itself in the 600s, but only rose in the 1400s when Mali collapsed. Their leaders(Sunni Ali) were Muslim and liked islam(built madrasas, libraries). Killed by morrocan muslims with muskets
These societies were common in Africa, were based on on kinship relationships within villages(made up of large extended families) and were fairly self-sufficient(little trade)
He was the founder of Mali, called the "lion-king"
This eastern African coastal area was named after the language commonly spoken there. It was an important place for trade/islam
The "Swahili Coast"