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Group work for s s

  1. 1. By: Daisy, BrandonKassidy, Erica, Candice
  2. 2. Vocabulary Extended Family-families made up of several generations Matrilineal-tracing descendent through mother rather than fathers Oral history-stories passed down from generation to generation Clan-a group of people descended from the same ancestor
  3. 3. Cont. Vocabulary Sultan-a leader Swahili-comes from an Arabic word meaning “People of the Coast.” Plateau-area of high flat land Griot-storytellers Dhow-sails powered sailboats Timbuktu-trading city
  4. 4. Life in Medieval Africa The Bantu migration helped shape many cultures in Africa south of the Sahara African slave trades changed greatly when Muslims and Europeans began talking captives from the continent Enslaved Africans developed rich cultures that influenced many other cultures  Such as our own
  5. 5. The Rise of Africa Civilization Africa has vast and land scope West Africa Empires grew rich from trading salt and gold Africa rain forest blocked invaders and provided recourses East Africa kingdoms became centers of trade and new ideas
  6. 6. Africa Government and religion The grown of west Africa empires led to the growth of centralized government ruled by kings Traditional Africa religions shared certain believe and provided a guide for living together Islam played an important role in medieval Africa, but long-held Africa belief and customs still remained strong
  7. 7. Important PeopleAugustine of Hippo-Generally considered the greatest thinker of Christian Antiquity, Augustine fused classical philosophy with Christian doctrine in numerous writings that were to prove exceedingly influential to medieval thought.Occupations Bishop Religious Leader Saint Writer
  8. 8. GaisericIn 435 Gaiseric made a treaty that allowed the Vandals to keep control of Mauritania and part of Numidia and made them foederati of Rome. 4 years later he broke the treaty by capturing Carthage.Occupations King Military Leader
  9. 9. Pope Gelasius 1Helping to establish the Papacy as the foremost authority in western ecclesiastical affairs. He was the first pope to be titled “Vicar Of Christ” and he is credited with putting an end to the Rome pagan festival. Occupations Pope Saint
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