West Africa - Juan Madrid

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Question Answer
What were the two most valuable resources in Ghana?The mat valuable resource in Ghana were salt and gold.
What did the kings do with the money they raised from taxes?Kings used the money to support Ghana's army.
Why did I the rulers of Ghana not want everyone to have gold?The rulers oh Ghana did not want everyone to have gold because it made gold more valuable.
What group invaded Ghana in the 1000s?The Almoravids invaded Ghana in the 1000s.
Who was Sundiata?Sundiata was the son of the king, Mali.
Who is Mansa Musa?Mansa Musa was Mali's most powerful king.
What was the main language in West Africa?Arabic was the main language in West Africa.
What empire invaded the Songhai in the 1590s?The Morocann empire invaded the Songhiai empire in the 1590s.
What s oral history?Oral history is a spoken record of past events.
What are griots?Griots are West African storytellers.
Why were griots important?Groits were important because they told Weat Africans what their an sisters did so they wouldn't do the same mistake they probably did.
Why weren't griot always trustworthy.Griots weren't trust worthy because they could have left an important part of the story.
Name a writer that wrote about West Africa?Ubayd al-Bakri, Ibn Buttutah,al-Masudi, and Leo Africanus all wrote about West Africa.
What are two forms of visual art in West Africa.Art, masks, clothing, and sculptures are forms of visual art in West Africa.
How did Ghana's ruler get rich.Ghana's rulers got rich by controlling the salt and gods trading system.
Why did Timbuktu become famous?Timbuktu became famous enough because of the schools it had?
How long did Mansa Musa rule Mali?Mansa Musa ruled Mali for about 25 years.
What empire invaded and defeated Mali.The Songhiai invaded and defeated Mali.
What was Askia the Great's real name?Askia the Great's real name was Muhammad Ture.
How did Muhammad Ture get the title of Askia the Great.Muhammad Ture got the rank Askia the Great by overthrowing Sunni Baru.