The ancient Egyptian writing system that used picture symbols.
His greatest achievement was to build the Great Pyramid.
Was a period of stable government between periods of disorder.
Was the peak of Egyptian trade and military power, but t's greatness did not last.
One of her greatest achievements was that she was the first female pharaoh.
A Kushite king, Kashta, took advantage of Egypt's weakness.
The word Ghana means "Warrior King"
A country in West Africa between Cote d'Ivoire and Togo
Ruler of Mali, he was Mali's greatest and most famous ruler. Mansa Musa was a devoted Muslim who made a pilgrimage to Mecca that helped spread Mali's fame.
Songhai participated in the same trade that had made Ghana and Mali so rich.
Nomads, from the Sahara, seized Timbuktu. By 1500 nearly all of the lands the empire had once ruled were lost. Only a small area of Mali remained.
The swords, spears, and bows used by Songhai's warriors were no match for the Moroccans' guns and cannons.
A huge stone slab inscribed with hieroglyphics, Greek, and a later form of Egyptian that allowed historians to understand Egyptian writing.