Monday, March 21, 2011

Chp. 10, Sec. 4 - Great Zimbabwe and the Coastal Cities

Cause and Effect chart:

1. Availability of granite (cause)

Architecture developed creating around 100 stone towns throughout SE Africa (effect)

2. Successful farming techniques (cause)

Granaries were built, storing surplus food (effect)

3. Gold Mines (cause)

Trading in the region was strong; so strong the Chinese came from far away (effect)

4. Lack of rain/animals overgrazing (overeating land)occurred (cause)

Cities were abandoned (effect)

5. Arab traders came from the east (cause)

Cities were abandoned (effect)

6. European expansion (cause)

Decline of Swahili; civilization (effect)

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