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World History 
 Standard 22.Understands the growth of states, towns, and trade in Sub-Saharan Africa between the 11th and 15th centuries
  
Topics1. Empires and imperialism; 2. Imperial states in West Africa and Ethiopia; 3. Social, political, and economic characteristics of society; 4. Expansion of Islam, 11th-13th centuries; 5. Religion, belief systems, and values
   Level III (Grade 7-8)
  Benchmark 1.Understands the development of the empires of Mali and Songhay (e.g., the importance of Islamic expansion in the political and cultural life of Mali and Songhay; the economic, social, and religious characteristics of the two empires; the observations of Ibn Battua and Leo Africanus in Mali and Songhay; the importance of the Monarch Mansa Musa in Mali)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  Mali empire
B.  Songhay empire
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the development of the empire of Mali    
  2. Understands the development of the empire of Songhay   
  3. Understands the importance of Islamic expansion in the political and cultural life of Mali and Songhay   
  4. Understands the economic characteristics of Mali   
  5. Understands the religious characteristics of Mali   
  6. Understands the social characteristics of Mali   
  7. Understands the economic characteristics of Songhay   
  8. Understands the religious characteristics of Mali   
  9. Understands the social characteristics of Mali   
  10. Knows the observations of Ibn Battua and Leo Africanus in Mali and Songhay   
  11. Understands the importance of the Monarch Mansa Musa in Mali   


Citation Log: BD(BE,170;​C;​WE,151;​LE,248)
Citation reference
BD = benchmark, declarative
BP = benchmark, procedural
BC = benchmark, contextual

1st letter/number of each code in parentheses:
B   NCHS: Basic Edition
L   Lessons from History
W   NCHS: World History, expanded edition

2nd letter code :
E = Explicitly stated in document
I = Implicit in document

Number:
Page number of the cited document