Questions - Mansa Musa Crash Course Download

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Mr. Sink’s AP World History – Unit 2: An Age of Accelerating Connections, 500-1500 C.E.
Questions: Mansa Musa and ISLAM IN AFRICA
Directions: Watch the video “World History Crash Course #16: Mansa Musa and Islam in Africa” on
www.youtube.com and answer the questions below on a separate piece of paper.
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How big is Africa exactly?
Why is African history so often overlooked by many scholars and historians?
Who was Mansa Musa and why is his story so important to world history?
What did Mansa Musa’s kingdom look like?
How did Mansa Musa and his kingdom happen to become Muslim?
Why do we know so much about Mali and not other West African kingdoms?
How were the civilizations that developed on the eastern coast of Africa different from those in West
Africa?
Identify and briefly describe the three things that linked the many independent East African city-states.
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Mr. Sink’s AP World History – Unit 2: An Age of Accelerating Connections, 500-1500 C.E.
Questions: Mansa Musa and ISLAM IN AFRICA
Directions: Watch the video “World History Crash Course #16: Mansa Musa and Islam in Africa” on
www.youtube.com and answer the questions below on a separate piece of paper.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
How big is Africa exactly?
Why is African history so often overlooked by many scholars and historians?
Who was Mansa Musa and why is his story so important to world history?
What did Mansa Musa’s kingdom look like?
How did Mansa Musa and his kingdom happen to become Muslim?
Why do we know so much about Mali and not other West African kingdoms?
How were the civilizations that developed on the eastern coast of Africa different from those in West
Africa?
Identify and briefly describe the three things that linked the many independent East African city-states.