West African Empires: Trade
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  • Question 1
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    Find a sentence in "Source A" that best answers the question, "How can trade lead to wealth in a civilization?"

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    Sentence 1

    Sentence 5

    Sentence 9

    Sentence 3

  • Question 2
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    How does this picture show how trade can lead to wealth in a civilization?

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    When you see a lot of trade going on people can make money.

    The trading of slaves, means free labor which makes you wealthy.

    Gold being traded to multiple groups directly leads to wealth.

    A diversity of trade resources can lead to multiple groups gaining wealth over time.

  • Question 3
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    Looking at Source C which quote best answers the question, "What role does trade play in spreading the culture of a civilization?"

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    On the southern edge of the Sahara Desert, north of the River Niger, a city of beige towers and dusty roads appears out of the sand.

    It has passed from the hands of a famed sultan to invading northerners to European imperialists, growing from a tiny nomadic outpost to a major cultural hub.

    Over the course of its history, the desert city was famed for being dense with gold.

  • Question 4
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    Q.

    Looking at Source D, which of the following elements could lead to the spread of culture?

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    Books

    Gold Bars

    Mosques (Islamic place of worship)

    Knowledge

  • Question 5
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    Using Source E, which of the following would cause conflict in a civilization?

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    Jealousy

    Fear

    Anger

    Education

  • Question 6
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    How could the trade center of Timbuktu lead to conflict among civilizations in West Africa?

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    The control of salt and gold in Timbuktu would lead to more wealth for the ruling nation.

    The merchants of the city caused conflict within Timbuktu

    Timbuktu would draw in enemies from other nations, wanting to trade for similar items.

    Selling of goods would bring in thieves looking to steal items from the kingdom.

  • Question 7
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    How could the geography of West Africa influence the impact of trade?

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    Plenty of water and fertile land would make all nations prosperous

    Lack of essential resources would make trade necessary for all people to survive and thrive.

    Harsh environmental challenges (deserts, elevation) would lead to specific trade routes being created and utilized.

    Dense rain forests limited the ability to trade to Egypt and Morocco.

  • Question 8
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    How was Mansa Musa influential in the expansion of power of the Mali Empire?

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    Collected all of the large gold pieces to reserve for security purposes.

    Giving out of gold on his travels to other areas of Africa.

    Initiating and facilitating the trade of gold and salt with other African nations.

  • Question 9
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    How did Sundiata play a key role in the fall of the Ghanaian Empire?

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    The unification of various tribes to overtake a weakened Ghanaian empire, creating the empire of Mali.

    His life story led to the creation of the movie, "The Lion King"

    Facilitated the spread of Islam throughout west Africa.

    Overcame multiple challenges throughout his life to become powerful.

  • Question 10
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    How did our trade simulation show the value of trade in a civilization

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    Lack of trade can cause weaknesses in resource availability.

    Over-competitiveness can inflict a devastating impact on the trade market.

    Having a variety of resources can open new trade opportunities.

    It is best to become totally independent, and not need to trade with anyone.

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