Geography of Africa
Ancient African Kingdoms
Geography of AfricaAncient African KingdomsSwahiliCultureSlavery
CATEGORY 1 - $100This large island lies off the Southeast coast of Africa
CATEGORY 1 - $200This major river runs near the equator through tropical rain forests in Central Africa
CATEGORY 1 - $300The climate of the northern third of Africa is dominated by this desert
CATEGORY 1 - $400This large lake provides water and food for millions of Africans in Tanzania, Uganda, and Kenya
CATEGORY 1 - $500This mountain in Kenya is the highest point in the African continent.
CATEGORY 2 - $100The ancient kingdom of Ghana became wealthy from this.
CATEGORY 2 - $200This ancient city in Mali became an important center of learning in the Islamic world.
CATEGORY 2 - $300This leader of the kingdom of Songhai was known for his military prowess.
CATEGORY 2 - $400Most of our knowledge of ancient African kingdoms comes from these.
CATEGORY 2 - $500This king of Ghana was believed to be semi-divine (god-like)
CATEGORY 3 - $100This name is given to the people and culture of much of the East African coast, from Somalia to Mozambique
CATEGORY 3 - $200What is the missing word in this description of the Swahili culture: Men of greatest stature who are _____ inhabit the whole coast and at each place have set up chiefs.
CATEGORY 3 - $300These people from the Middle East made a rich contribution to Swahili culture
CATEGORY 3 - $400The ancient Greeks and Romans used this name for the East African coastal region
CATEGORY 3 - $500We know about African history from oral story-tellers called
CATEGORY 4 - $100Why did Europeans enslave Africans?
CATEGORY 4 - $200This war led to the abolition of slavery in the United States
CATEGORY 4 - $300True or False: Africans captured and sold other Africans into slavery
CATEGORY 4 - $400Slave ships often contained this many people in the cargo hold
CATEGORY 4 - $500Most slaves bound for America were brought to this area to await slave ships
CATEGORY 5 - $100The European colonization of Africa began in this decade.
CATEGORY 5 - $200In 1914 this conflict in Europe also involved all of Africa
CATEGORY 5 - $300The Scramble for Africa refers to this event.
CATEGORY 5 - $400In 1811, this Albanian army officer took power in Egypt
CATEGORY 5 - $500These key factors led to the European race to take over Africa.
CATEGORY 1 - $100Madagascar$
CATEGORY 1 - $200$The Congo River
CATEGORY 1 - $300The Sahara Desert$
CATEGORY 1 - $400Lake Victoria$
CATEGORY 1 - $500Mount Kilimanjaro$
CATEGORY 2 - $100Taxes collected from the trade of gold and salt.$
CATEGORY 2 - $200Djenne$
CATEGORY 2 - $300Sonni Ali the Great$
CATEGORY 2 - $400Arab writers and historians$
CATEGORY 2 - $500Dinga Cisse$
CATEGORY 3 - $100Swahili$
CATEGORY 3 - $200Pirates$
CATEGORY 3 - $300The Arabs$
CATEGORY 3 - $400Azania$
CATEGORY 3 - $500Griots$
CATEGORY 4 - $100For their own profit!$
CATEGORY 4 - $200The U.S. Civil War$
CATEGORY 4 - $300True$
CATEGORY 4 - $400300-600 people$
CATEGORY 4 - $500The West African Coast$
CATEGORY 5 - $100The 1880s$
CATEGORY 5 - $200World War I$
CATEGORY 5 - $300The partition of Africa at the Berlin Conference (1884-1885)$
CATEGORY 5 - $400Mohammad Ali$
CATEGORY 5 - $500Commercial greed, territorial ambition, and political rivalry.$
FINAL CATEGORYThis region of woodlands and grasslands lies between the Sahara to the North and Tropical Africa to the South$
The SahelFINAL CATEGORY$
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