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World History Volume 1, to 1500

Check Your Understanding Questions

World History Volume 1, to 1500Check Your Understanding Questions

Check Your Understanding Questions

1 .
What do you think was the most important climatic feature in the evolution of African societies?
2 .
What are the traditional gender roles followed by Baka society?
3 .
What distinguished hunter-gatherer societies in Africa from settled societies?
4 .
How did the Neolithic Revolution affect African societies?
5 .
Why did earlier scholars believe that ironworking technologies were disseminated to sub-Saharan Africa, and what evidence leads most scholars today to accept that these societies independently developed ironworking?
6 .
In what ways did the Bantu migrations affect African civilization?
7 .
How did the decline of Egypt after the Middle Kingdom affect the Kingdom of Kush?
8 .
What role did trade play in the relationship between Egypt and the Kingdom of Kush?
9 .
What were some of the advantages for Kush of relocating to Meroe?
10 .
What effect did the rising power of Rome in North Africa have on Maghreb?
11 .
Why did the Ptolemies, who were Macedonian Greeks, style themselves as Egyptian pharaohs?
12 .
What made early trans-Saharan trade possible?
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