AFRICA INTERNET SCAVENGER HUNT..CLICK ON THE BLUE LINKS BELOW TO ANSWER THE QUESTIONS THAT FOLLOW

Ghana
1. When did Ghana exist?
2. What rivers did Ghana exist between?
3. Why were the rivers important?
4. How did Ghana get wealthy?
5. What were the two most important items traded in Ghana?

Gold for Salt
6. What was gold traded for in Ghana and how much was traded?
7. How did Ghana grow rich trading gold for salt?
8. Describe silent barter?

Ancient Africa
9. What is a griot?
10. What did the griot often memorize?

Mali
11. What was the first empire in Mali?
12. What were the famous cities that were known for wealth, learning, and culture in Mali?
13. What is the official language of Mali?

Mansa Musa
14. Where did Mansa Musa make a pilgrimage to in 1324?
15. What did Mansa Musa carry a lot of on his journey?

Timbuktu
16. What did Timbuktu begin as?
17. What type of city did Timbuktu develop into?
18. What did Mansa Musa build in Timbuktu?
19. How was Timbuktu destroyed?

The Empires of Ghana and Mali
20. What does it mean that the Berber's were a nomadic people?(Talk about the use of camels to move things)
21. Why was Ghana in a good location?
22. What was the name of the capital of Ghana?
23. What did the capital quickly become?
24. Who was Mali's first king and what does his name mean?
25. Who was Mali's greatest king?
26. How did Mansa Musa get famous?

Ibn Battuta: The Greatest Traveler in the Middle Ages
27. What year did Ibn Battuta leave on his journey?
28. How many miles did he cover?
29. When was Ibn Battuta born?
30. Why did Ibn Battuta leave home at 21?
31. When did Ibn Battuta finally reach Mecca?
32. Read through the rest of the story and list all the places Ibn Battuta visited.
(List at least 4)