a person who is the property of another and must do as he/she commands.
the keeping of slaves.
an agreement between two or more countries, states or kingdoms covering the terms of trade or peace.
a large farm where crops are raised.
the term of years, roughly 30 among human beings, accepted as the average period between the birth of parents and the birth of their offspring
a person who sells goods to others.
extreme lack of food in a country or region.
a child whose parents are dead.
an angry argument or disagreement.
a surprise attack into another region to seize goods or valuables.
a person held by physical force.
a Berber speaking member of the Muslim people of the Sahara.
people who lived below Gao and founded the Kingdom of Songhay.
a member of a pastoral and nomadic people of mixed African and Mediterranean ancestry, scattered through West Africa from Senegal to Cameroon.
a member of an agricultural people living in Senegal, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, and Ivory Coast; also called Mandinka or Mandingo.
people who lived in present day Mali, Burkina Faso, Senegal and Mauritania; founders of the kingdom of Ghana.