Trade in East Africa
AfricanTradeCycle
• Cities developed along this route to protect it
• Swahili was a trade language that developed
• Swahili is a mix of many...
Zimbabwe
• Means great house of stone
• Thrived on raising cattle, exporting gold, slaves
and ivory
• The Great Enclosure was the m...
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  • Empires developed to protect this profitable trade
  • Swahili -- 35% are arabic in originAlso some EnglishSwahili made it possible to continue trade
  • Traded gold, slaves and ivory…Trade from India and China passed through Zimbabwe
  • Great enclosure built with no mortar…carefully cut and fitted together with precisionSurvived over 700 yearsNot sure why it went into decline and was abandoned.
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    1. 1. Trade in East Africa
    2. 2. AfricanTradeCycle
    3. 3. • Cities developed along this route to protect it • Swahili was a trade language that developed • Swahili is a mix of many different languages
    4. 4. Zimbabwe
    5. 5. • Means great house of stone • Thrived on raising cattle, exporting gold, slaves and ivory • The Great Enclosure was the most famous stone structure in Zimbabwe • Was abandoned in the 1450s

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