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World History Volume 2, from 1400

Check Your Understanding Questions

World History Volume 2, from 1400Check Your Understanding Questions

Check Your Understanding Questions

1 .
In what way(s) did Islam provide a sense of cultural unity and protection to caravans?
2 .
How did sub-Saharan African rulers respond to the arrival of Islam?
3 .
What role did Islam play in helping the rulers of Songhai consolidate their control?
4 .
In what ways did civil war affect the Songhai Empire after the reign of Askia the Great?
5 .
How did the Swahili coast city-states take advantage of wind patterns in the Indian Ocean?
6 .
What African commodities entered the Indian Ocean trade through the Swahili city-states?
7 .
Where did enslaved Africans sold in the Swahili coast city-states primarily go, and for what kinds of labor were they used?
8 .
In what ways did Islam shape the slave trade?
9 .
What position did the kingdom of Dahomey take regarding the slave trade with Europe, and how and why did it change?
10 .
To what extent did Africans benefit from the slave trade with Europe?
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