Mr. G's AP World History

Chapter 8

East Africa and Islam Southernization MAP

The early Islamic penetration of Africa was limited to the northern part of the continent (above the Sahara), and to the Eastern coasts that were connected to Indian Ocean Southernization trade. By the 13th century, however, the religion had travelled further south, through the work of missionaries and along trade routes, into sub-Saharan Africa. The gold kingdoms of West Africa were one area in which Islam established itself. For more of the history, click HERE

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