Expanding Horizons in Africa and the Americas, 600 – 1500 C.E.

The class is on History 101 World Civilization 1. Below are my teacher instructions: To answer each of these question sufficiently, your response should be at least 1/2 page in length. 1. How did contact with Islamic peoples help shape the societies of West Africa? 2. What networks linked East Africa and the Bantu societies to the wider world? 3. What were some distinctive patterns of government, society, thought, and economy in Intermediate Africa? 4. What factors explain the collapse of the Early Intermediate Era American societies? 5. How were the Aztec and Inca Empires different, and how were they similar?