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The rainy and dry season in the Indian Ocean reflect the influence of?

The monsoons

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Human migrations spread many useful plants and animals around the tropics by 1200 like?

Bananas yams and cocoa

2

The form of extensive agriculture that was used in subsaharan Africa?

Shifting cultivations

3

To accommodate the uneven distribution of rainfall, South Indian farmers?

Constructed elaborate irrigation canals

4

The empires of Mali in west Africa and Delhi in Southern Asia both utilized?

Islamic administration

5

The spread of Islam to lands south of the Sahara came about through?

A gradual and peaceful process

6

The Turkish invaders successfully invaded India due to?

The division of India into small states

7

The Delhi sultans controlled their empire in India by?

Terror and high taxes

8

Although the Delhi Sultanate had its problems It did provide?

A centralized political authority in India

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The characteristic ship of the Arabian Sea?

Dhow

10

The largest, most technologically advanced ship in the Indian Ocean was?

Chinese junk

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The different regional networks of the Indian Ocean trade were tied together by?

Commercial interests

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Because of the trade through the Strait of Malacca, Malacca became an important port and?

also became a meeting place for traders from around the Eurasian world

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The cultural blending associated with the expansion and spread of Islam from 1200 to 1500 can be seen by seen by examining

The design of mosques

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The role the mosque played in Islamic society?

They were centers of learning and promoted literacy

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The spread of Islam between 1200 and 1500 encouraged?

Not a parallel spread of Christianity

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The most profitable item traded from North Africa to Timbuktu, center of learning, was?

Books

17

In India, Islamic invasion?

Destroyed the last strongholds of Buddhism

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The prosperity of the Asian and African kingdoms from 1200 to 1500 was accompanied by?

Growth of slavery

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The status of women in tropical India may have improved based on?

Reports of sati or widow burning became optional