Type
Crossword
Description

In the 1400's to 1500's most of the people in Europe were ... christians
Many other people were Roman ... catholics
... was also a religion of the world Islam
... was also a religion during the 1400's and 1500's. Judaism
Christians believed that is was their duty to ... non-believers to Christianity. convert
People who go to other countries to spread the message of a religion missionaries
This country send missionaries to the west and Southern Africa Portugal
This country sent missionaries to Southern Africa, the west and India. Spain
St ... Xavier was a Spanish Catholic priest. Francis
To trade means to ... goods exchange
European countries wanted ... from the East spices
People used spices to stop food from going ... rotten
... traders bought goods in India and China. Arab
The spices were sold by traders in ... Italy
Trade was organised by ... merchants
Merchants ... goods from one country to another transported
Arabs charged ... on all goods that passed through their countries taxed
This spice is used to flavour pancakes cinnamon
This spice is used in curried meat dishes tumeric

African Trading Empires Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Where was Mansa Musa born? Mali
What was the earliest trading kingdom in africa? Ghana
What part of Africa was the Sahara desert in? North
What was the third and final trading kingdom in Africa? Songhai
what animal did they use to cross the sahara desert? CAMEL
What was the religion of the Arab traders? Islam
What were the people called that tried to steal items from the traders? bandits
What were two items that Ghana and Mali traded? Gold and Salt
what were the people called that followed the islam religion? muslims
What was a tool that the traders used to travel? astrolabe
What year did Mali reach its peak as an empire? early 1300s

Awesome African Civilizations Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

“Mwene mutapa” means “master pillager” and is the origin of the __________ Empire Mutapa
___________ __________ is a city which grew into an empire built on the gold trade GreatZimbabwe
Arab Muslim traders exported ____________ persons from the East African coast enslaved
Muslim traders spread the religion of ________ to the East African coast Islam
Society in Sub-Sahara Africa that is governed not by rulers but by lineages Statelesssociety
Group of Berber Muslim reformers that seized power in the mid-1100s from the Almoravids Almohads
The members of a _____ believe they are descendants of a common ancestor Lineage
A society in which children trace their ancestors through their mothers Matrilineal
The oldest form of social organization in the world is the __________ __________ Society Huntinggathering
Arabic blended with the Bantu language to create the __________ language Swahili
The West African empires of Ghana, Mali, and ___________ thrived in West Africa from 800 A.D. through 1500 A.D. Songhai
The two most important trade items travelling through Ghana were gold and _____. Salt
Animal that revolutionized the trade industry through the Sahara Desert Camel
Mali’s first great leader Sundiata
Hausa ______ _______ were first ruled by Songhai but then became independent Citystates

The Age of Exploration Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Spanish conqueror of Mexico Hernan Cortes
took the lead in European exploration Portugal
went around the cape and cut across the Indian ocean to the coast of India Vasco de Gama
a thriving spice trade port melaka
believed he could reach Asia by sailing west instead of east around Africa Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus explored these coastlines cuba
persuaded the king of Spain to finance his voyage to Asia through the western hemisphere Ferdinand Magellan
explored the New England coastline of the Americas for England John Cabot
his letters described the land he saw led to the use of the name America Amerigo Vespucci
individuals with firearms, organizational skills, and determination that led to success conquistadors
Aztec monarch montezuma
landed on the pacific coast of south America with 180 men Francisco Pizarro
the right of landowners to use native Americans as laborers encomienda
the exchange of plants and animals between Europe and Asia columbian exchange
a settlement of people living in a new territory, linked to a parent country colony
a set of principles that dominated society mercantilism
the difference in value between what a nation imports and what it exports balance of trade
payments subsides
large agricultural estates plantations
connected Europe, Asia, and Africa triangular trade
the middle portion of the triangular trade route middle passage
"so great is the corruption that our country is being completely depopulated" king afonso
pulled into the slave trade benin
in the 1500's Portugal came to dominate this land Brazil
Spanish and Portuguese officials who had been born in Europe peninsulares
descendants of Europeans born in Latin America creoles
offspring of Europeans and Native Americans mestizos
offspring of Africans and Europeans mulattoes

African Trading Empires Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Who was the king of Mali Mansa Musa
Which kingdom of West Africa thrived in 1300 Mali
Which instrument was used to help sailors find their location Astrolabe
What is a journey taken for religious reasons called Pilgramage
What was North Africa's huge desert Sahara
What was the first trading kindom in Africa Ghana
What is a group of traders traveling together called Caravan
What was the last trading kingdom in Africa Songhai
What was the city that was holy to Muslims Mecca
What was the trading city that was used for Muslim teaching Timbuktu
Ghana had lost of gold but lacked what Salt
What was the religion of the Arab traders Islam
Who did the Astrolabe help Sailors

African Trading Empires Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

what is Africas biggest desert in the north Sahara
what was the third and final trading kingdom in West Africa songhai
Ghana was known as..... Land of Gold
what is the journey only taken for religious reasons pilgrimage
Who was the ruler or king of Mali Mansa Musa
Ghana was rich in gold but they lacked....... salt
The camels became known as..... ship of the desert
How did Mali and Ghana gain their wealth......... trading
What was the religion of the Arab traders.... Islam
A city in the Arabian peninsula that is holy to Muslims. Mansa Musa visted here . Mecca
Who traveled to China Marco Polo

Africa Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

this kingdom stretched from the Atlantic to Lake Chad songhai
large body of water that seperates Europe from Africa mediterranan
according to the ancient Greeks this word meant not cold aphrike
these animals are known as the ships of the desert camels
largest desert located in Africa sahara
country between Egypt and Algeria libya
kingdom had over 200,000 soldiers ghana
island nation on the east coast of Africa madagascar
2nd largest continent africa
another name for grasslands savannah
worth it's weight in gold salt
means hello in swahili jamba
religion in african kingdom of Axum christianity
city in Mali that was the center of learning timbukutu
powerful ruler of Mali mansa musa
city that Mansa Musa travelled to for his hajj Mecca
kingdom of Songhai extended from the Atlantic to lake Chad
Songhi trading center that was located on the Niger river Gao
ocean on the east coast of Africa Indian
African kingdoms became wealthy because of trade

Silk Road Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Who was the first European to sail from Europe to India? vascodegama
The process of  moving people  and goods from one place to another. TRANSPORTATION
an ancient network of trade routes that were central to cultural interaction through regions of the Asian continent connecting the West and East from China to the Mediterranean Sea. SILK ROAD
What kind of trade made the Silk Road almost irrelavent? SEATRADE
How did silk become known to Rome? regionaltrade
An area in a  desert where  there is enough water for plants  to grow. OASIS
The countries of  southwestern  Asia and northern Africa.  (2 words) middleeast
a drawing or  picture showing  the features of a land mass map
A line of rulers  from the same  family DYNASTY
Silk was very profitable for producers in CHINA
People used the road to. carrygoods
A group of pack  animals traveling through a desert or  dangerous region CARAVAN
Who caused the first large-scale contact between the East and West? ARCHEOLOGIST
The silk road connected the west with east through cities. ALEXANDRISESCHATE
An improved way of doing or making something that uses specialized processes or methods. TECHNOLOGY

West African Kingdoms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What religion did the Muslim merchants spread? Islam
What did the Moroccans have that the Songhai soldiers didn't? guns
What city was a center of Muslim learning in Mali? Timbuktu
Africans needed salt in their _____. diet
What precious metal was a popular trading source? gold
Where did Mansa Musa make the pilgrimage? Mecca
How many camels carried gold on Mansa Musa's pilgrimage? eighty
What kingdom was the largest in western Africa? Songhai
What was a powerful king called in the kingdom of Mali? Mansa
What is the largest desert in Africa and the world? Sahara
What is the longest river in the world? Nile
Who was in charge of keeping African history alive by oral storytelling? griots
Who was the Mali king known as the "Lion Prince"? Sundiata Keita
Nearly all trade came through this kingdom. Ghana
Sunni Ali was the leader of ________. Songhai
Which people's migration helped spread culture across medieval Africa? Bantu
What society was a mixture of African and Muslim culture? Swahili
What was the earliest known form of African art? rock painting
In west Africa most people lived in large, extended ____. families
Which geographic zone in Africa runs through the equator? Rain Forest
Tracing ancestry through the mother is known as ______. matrilineal
In Ghana, the throne passed to the king's _____. nephew
Who was the leader of Songhai during its "Golden Age"? Muhammad Ture
True or False - Mansa Musa let his people practice their own religion? True
Who was the Moroccan lawyer who wrote about Mansa Musa's pilgrimage? Ibn Battuta

Age Of Exploration Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Estalished school for geogropher, astronomers, and map makers Prince Henry
Explored South East tip of Africa Bartolomeu Dias
Found an all water to asia Vasco de game
Theory if he traveled west across the ocean he wil find a faster route to Asia Christopher Columbus
What Country funded Christopher Columbus Spain
Island east cost of the America West Indies
Who figured out that Columbus found a new land Amerigo Vespucci
What did he name the continent America
Who went around the world Ferdinand Magellan
Disadvantages of Columbus Exploration Disease
Multiple people to to divide the investment, profit and risk Joint-stock
Where did the Dutch have control of asia Indonesia
What were the goods the Dutch were intrested to Spicies
What did the Dutch build in cit they controlled Trading outpost
What affected the Ottoman Empire during the 16 century Trade routes
Force people to nuy a permit to trade Cartaz Strategy
why did the Portuguese not create colonies in the indian ocean region Empires
Main reason that the Ottoman Empire didn't sell to the West Europeans Religion

Unit 3: The Muslim World Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Reason that Islam was able to grow and spread? (3 Words) NoPollTax
Holy War; Another reason for the expansion of Islam? Jihad
Holy trip to Mecca: One of the Five Pillars of Islam Hajj
Month long fast from dawn to dusk; One of the Five Pillars of Islam Ramadam
Pillar of Islam that requires 2% of Income Charity
Pillar of Islam that requires a verbal statement in front of another Muslim. Faith
Pillar of Islam that requires one to kneel five times a day in sublimation to Allah. Prayer
Arab traders were the first people to have (3 words) checksandreceipts
Body of water used by Muslim traders in central Asia? (2 words) BlackSea
Body of water used by Muslim traders in SE Asia (5 words) ArabianSeaandIndianOcean
Body of water used by Muslim traders located between Europe, Asia, and Africa? (2 words) Mediterranean Sea
Why is Arabia’s location a good one for Muslim trade? (3 words) linksthreecontinents
Arabia has both of these.... (4 words) landandsearoutes
Arab traders were the first people to allow purchases on Credit
What division of Islam believes that only a relative of Muhammad is qualified to be a caliph? Shia
What division of Islam believes that anyone can lead as long as they follow Muslim law? Sunni
Muslim scholar who wrote a medical encyclopedia that was translated into Latin and became the basic textbook in Europe. IbnSina
What does Islam share with Catholicism that it does not share with Judaism? (2 words) ConversionEfforts
An important teaching common to Judaism, Christianity, and Islam? Monotheism
What does Islam share with Judaism that it does not share with Catholicism? (2 words) DietaryLaws
What does Islam share with Judaism that it does not share with Catholicism? (4 words) JesusNotTheMessiah
What does Islam share with Judaism that it does not share with Catholicism? (2 words) ReligiousLeadersCanMarry
____________ made Timbuktu the center of learning and Muslim culture when built mosques and universities in Timbuktu and throughout the Mali Empire? (2 Words) MansaMusa
Founder of Islam Muhammad
He helped the Mali Empire grow powerful and wealthy by promoting agriculture and reestablishing the gold-salt trade? Sundiata
In the 1320s the value of gold fell in Egypt when _______ passed out too much while on a hajj. (2 words) MansaMusa
If North Africa and West Africa were trading partners what goods would North Africa have traded? Salt
Islam was slow to spread in East Africa because it conflicted with ? (2 words) TraditionalBeliefs
Reason Islam was able to spread on the East Africa Coast? (2 Words) MuslimTraders
The Safavid Empire established Shia Islam firmly in the region of modern _______. Iran
Which Asian Muslim empire had the smallest territory? Safavid
In what present day country was the Mughal Empire located? India
He drew from many cultural influences and reformed civilian and military life in the Safavid Empire. ShahAbbasI