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3.8.2: Check Your Understanding Questions

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    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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