Early Mesoamerica- Olmec 1.1Around 1200 BC the Olmec developed the earliest known civilization in Mesoamerica. (8)
West Africa- Trade routes 1.3Nearly all trade between northern and southern Africa passed through Ghana. Every trader who entered Ghana had to pay a special tax to make money. (17)
Europe- Rome established as a republic 1.4Romans elected officials to rule the city. Later, Roman changed their government into one with three parts . These three parts were made up of elected representatives who protected the city and its residents. (Pg23)
West Africa- Islam was founded 1.3Islam was founded in the 600s by an Arab named Muhammad. Muslims, followers of Islam, believe God had spoken to Muhammad through an angel and had made him a prophet. After his death, his followers wrote down his teachings and become a book called the Quran. Islam spread through the Arabian Peninsula.
North America- The Hopewell culture had declined 1.2After the Hopewell culture had declined the Mississippian began to take over the area. They built large settlements and hundreds of mounds for religious ceremonies. (11)
Mali-Mansa Musa 1.3Mansa Musa was a great leader, Mali reached the height of its wealth, power, and fame. His journey attracted the attention of the Muslim world and of Europe. He also made a pigrimage he made to the city Mecca. (21)
Early Mesoamerican- Olmec, Maya, Aztec, and Inca 1.1Around 1200 BC the Olmec developed the earliest known civilization in Mesoamerica. The Maya grew maize and built canals to control the flow of water through the cities. Aztec and Inca migrated into North and South America. (8)