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Unit 2: How Trade and Travel Changed the World

Lesson G: Avenues of Change in Africa

Activity 5: The Gold, Slave and Swahili Coasts

You have learned about the impact of Islamic rule and trade in West and East Africa. Review the information you learned using the Student Resource "Islam and Trade in Africa 1300-1550 Graphic Organizer." Complete the assessment by matching each development with its correct location in either the Mali or Songhai Empire or Portuguese West or East Africa.


Now that you have learned about the impacts of events in West and East Africa, move on to the closing activity in the lesson.