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European explorers called Africa “the Dark Continent” because
A(n) _____ is a learned storyteller, entertainer and historian in West Africa.
Why do we refer to an ancient West African civilization as the Nok culture?
The Phoenicians invented the _____.
The Phoenicians founded this North African city.
Hannibal rode these animals through the Alps in the second Punic War.
Which statement about ancient Ghana is false?
The Almoravids were ______ warriors whose attacks weakened ancient Ghana.
Which statement about Timbuktu is true?
Which was not a factor in Timbuktu's decline in influence?
The vast stone ruins discovered in southern Africa in 1867 are known as
When the government of Rhodesia allowed people of all races to vote in 1980, they elected to change the name of the former colony to
Trading city fought and lost the three Punic Wars to Rome.
This civilization developed between the Niger and Gambia Rivers. The people called their land “Wagadu,” but outsiders used this term.
Sundiata and Mansa Musa were two monarchs who ensured that this kingdom was a safe place to travel and trade.
This nation rose in West Africa after the fall of Mali.
The Nok culture learned the secrets of iron from the Phoenicians.
The Romans were very kind to the people of Carthage.
Many of the ancient cultures of West Africa valued salt more than gold.
The Karanga of southern Africa traded with cultures as far away as China.
The colonial government of Rhodesia was proud of the its pre-colonial heritage.
Archaeologists continue to find new artifacts that are changing what we know about ancient Africa.
This West African who formed an empire after winning the Battle of Kirina.
This Carthaginian military leader fought in the second Punic War.
Devout Muslim monarch whose pilgrimage to Mecca captured the attention of the Arab world.
Why did the people of sub-Saharan Africa have little contact with the rest of the world? (Select all correct answers; this will be an essay question on the exam.)
Why did many ancient African merchants and traders convert to Islam? (Select all correct answers; this will be an essay question on the exam.)