Empires Built on Gold and Trade
Rise of the Shona Civilization
Gold Brings Great Wealth
It's location in the center of trade routes allowed it to traders and merchants.
A New Kingdom Emerges
It controlled the trade.
Terms and Names
Bantu-speaking people who settled in the valley of the LImpopo River in southern AfricaShona
largest settlement and center of Shona EmpireGreat Zimbabwe
largest and most important section of Great ZimbabweGreat Enclosure
kingdom founded after the fall of Great ZimbabweMutapa