HISTORY - MISC. Interconnected trade routes connecting the Eastern and Western worlds. Culture, ideas, religions, resources, and technology were all passed along the trade routes. Existed since the explorations of the Western, Central, and Eastern Civilizations made contact with the other parts of the Old World.
HISTORY - MISC. Indian Ocean Maritime System
HISTORY - MISC. A multilingual, multiethnic society of seafarers.
HISTORY - MISC. Sub-Saharan Africa
HISTORY - MISC. The region of Africa located south of the Saharan Desert. The Majority of the population of this region migrated to the area when the Saharan Desert formed.
HISTORY - MISC. Trans-Saharan Caravan Routes
HISTORY - MISC. The caravan trade routes that crossed the Sahara Desert. Primarily used camels to cross the Desert. Connected North African and Sub-Saharan African Civilizations.
HISTORY - MISC. Savanna
HISTORY - MISC. The extensive (subtropical) grasslands located south of the Sahara Desert. Many kingdoms and chiefdoms of Sub-Saharan Africa were (and some still are) located.
HISTORY - MISC. Mecca
HISTORY - MISC. The birthplace of the Prophet Muhammad. Holy City of the Islamic Religion located in Western Arabia (modern day Saudi Arabia).