RSG Chapter 5 Lesson 2 The Empire of Ghana

In this lesson you will learn about trans-Saharan trade and the growth and decline of the Ghana Empire.

Lesson 2 The Empire of Ghana

West Africa's Geography Fuels Empires

The desert had , the grassland or Savannah had like millet, and the forests had .

Terms and Names

The Growth of Ghana's Empire


by taxing .

Islam and Ghana


They envied the great of Ghana.

Terms quiz

  • a region that has certain types of plants
    vegetation zone
  • a large desert of northern Africa
  • a region between the Sahara and southern West Africa that developed into an empire.
  • a group of Muslim Arabs that came to power in North Africa during the 11th century.