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Title: Incas Aztecs Mali Jeopardy


1
Incas Aztecs Mali
Jeopardy
Geography 100 200 300 400 500
Mixed 100 200 300 400 500
Daily Life 100 200 300 400 500
Leaders 100 200 300 400 500
Religion 100 200 300 400 500
2
Geography for 100
  • Two of the countries in which the Inca lived.
  • Peru, Ecuador, Chile, Bolivia Argentina

3
Geography for 200
  • These were the most important trade items in west
    Africa.
  • What are salt and gold?

4
Geography for 300
  • Two technologies / inventions the Incas made
    because of their geography.
  • What are
  • Terraced farming (steep mountains)
  • Suspension bridges (gorges/valleys)
  • Irrigation canals (when away from water)

5
Geography for 400
  • The Aztecs created these for better farming.
  • What are chinampas (artificial islands)?

Two important Aztec crops.
Corn, cacao.
6
Geography for 500
  • Two features of the Inca city of Machu Picchu.
  • Built 1.5 miles above sea level
  • Built without the use of the wheel.
  • Used as royal retreat.
  • Extensive series of stone walls (no mortar used)

7
Mixed for 100
  • Where the Aztecs lived.
  • Where is present day Mexico and parts of Central
    America?

8
Mixed for 200
  • Two jobs of a griot.
  • What is
  • Storyteller
  • Advisor to the king
  • Teacher of history and law

9
Mixed for 300
  • The name of the trading technique used by the
    salt and gold traders.
  • What is silent barter/ silent trade?

Describe steps.
Salt / drums / gold / decision.
10
Mixed for 400
  • These are paved roads that connected the Aztec
    capital of Tenochtitlán to the mainland.
  • What are causeways?

11
Mixed for 500
  • Two facts about the Incan government.
  • Their emperor was believed to be the son of the
    sun god
  • The emperor chose his successor
  • Mummified leaders came to councils

12
Daily Life for 100
  • One feature of Aztec daily life.
  • What is
  • - lots of music / instruments
  • Schools taught laws, traditions, and religious
    ceremonies, among other things
  • Only the wealthy could wear colorful clothes
  • Girls learned to weave
  • .

13
Daily Life for 200
  • Incas used this to tax their people.
  • What is work / labor?

Who built roads for the Incas.
Who is the army?
14
Daily Life for 300
  • The Aztecs received corn, cloth, rubber, and wood
    from conquered people -- just as the Kingdom of
    Mali  demanded ___(what?)____ for protecting
    trade routes.
  • What is tribute?

15
Daily Life for 400
  • Two ways the Incas communicated.
  • What are
  • - used QUIPUS (knotted strings) to keep records
  • via messenger service (news traveled up to 150
    miles in a day!)
  • With oral tradition (legends/stories)

The name of AZTEC books that included stories and
history via glyphs, or picture writing.
What is a codex / what are codicies.
16
Daily Life for 500
  • Two pillars (practices) of Islam.
  • What is
  • Believe in one god (Allah)
  • Pray five times a day
  • Help the needy/Charity
  • Pilgrimage to Mecca
  • Fast during Ramadan

17
Leaders for 100
  • The skill that FIRST allowed West Africans (from
    Ghana) to establish an empire.
  • What is smelting (molding) iron?

18
Leaders for 200
  • The story of Sundiata taught the importance of
    kindness through this act.
  • He helped the witches gather herbs from his
    mothers garden.

19
Leaders for 300
  • He conquered Ghana and established the kingdom of
    Mali.
  • Who is Sundiata Keita?

20
Leaders for 400
  • Two reasons the Spanish easily defeated the Aztec
    warriors.
  • Aztec king Moctezuma was captured because Aztecs
    believed Cortes was a god
  • The Spanish had guns (and horses and armor)
  • The Aztecs were weakened by disease and civil war

21
Leaders for 500
  • Describe three accomplishments of Mansa Musa.
  • Expanded empire of Mali
  • Reigned 25 years
  • Standardized trade and law
  • Built mosques and made famous pilgrimage
  • (spread Islam)
  • Emphasized education
  • built libraries and schools, brought in teachers

22
Religion for 100
  • A religious journey to Mecca made by Muslims.
  • What is a pilgrimage?

23
Religion for 200
  • These people were used for human sacrifice by the
    Aztecs.
  • Who are criminals, prisoners and slaves?

Why did Aztecs sacrifice humans?
To feed their gods.
24
Religion for 300
  • The Spanish banned this when they conquered the
    Aztecs.
  • What is the Aztec religion.

To what religion were they converted?
Christianity.
25
Religion for 400
  • What the Aztecs believed their afterlife looked
    like.
  • What is 13 heavens and 9 underworlds?

These groups got to the best heaven.
Who are women who die in childbirth, battle
deaths and those who were sacrificed.
26
Religion for 500
  • Two features of Incan religion.
  • Believed in many gods (natural forces)
  • Buried people with belongings
  • Mummified dead
  • Brought mummified rulers bodies to council
    meetings
  • Revered (honored) ancestors spirits
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