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Africa before European Contact

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Bell Work
List as many modern/ancient countries located on the continent of
Africa as you can:
Algeria
Angola
Benin
Botswana
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cabo Verde
Cameroon
Central African
Republic
Chad
Cote d’Ivoire
Democratic
Republic of Congo
Djibouti
Egypt
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Nations of Africa 2015
Gabon
Gambia
Ghana
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Kenya
Lesotho
Liberia
Madagascar
Malawi
Mali
Mauritania
Mauritius
Morocco
Mozambique
Namibia
Niger
Nigeria
Rwanda
Sao Tome and
Principe
Senegal
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Somalia
South Africa
South Sudan
Sudan
Swaziland
Tanzania
Togo
Tunisia
Uganda
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Warm Up
Lost Kingdoms of Africa https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QW_kaUuUg8Y (0:15 – 4:47)
What do the bronze tablets that
Professor Gus Casely-Hayford shows us
in the introduction of his documentary
tell us about the civilization of Benin
500 years ago?
Analyze
1. What is the subject of this work of
art?
2. From what region of the world do
you think the piece of art comes
from?
3. For what purpose might it have
been created?
4. What is the author’s point of view
about the subject?
Africa Before
European Contact
CHAPTER 1, UNIT 1
Africa circa 1500
East African Kingdoms
◦ Ethiopian Kingdoms traded
with the Islamic and Indian
Empires,& occasionally
Europeans traveling east
◦ Swahili language
◦ Arab trade led to adoption of
Muslim culture
◦ Modest dress
◦ Individual land ownership
Central/South Africa
Kongo Kingdom
◦ Located near Congo River
◦ Sophisticated system governors &
judges who ruled on taxes, regulated
disputes & trade
◦ By 1480 began trade slaves to
Portuguese for guns, cloth, metal
goods*
Bantu States
◦ Collection of city-state & kingdoms
where people spoke the Bantu
language
◦ Mostly farmers
◦ Great Zimbabwe –largest settlement
King Mansa Musa of Mali (1307 – 1330)
West African kingdoms
Sub-Saharan Africa
Wealthy empires: Gold, Cotton, Ivory,
Pepper, Slaves trade
◦ Ghana (700 – 1000 AD)
◦ Mali (1100 – 1400)
◦ Songhai (1400 – 1550s)
No written language –oral traditions
Mix of Islam or religious practices based of
animism
Kingdoms had a hierarchal social structure
◦ King was semi-divine
◦ Slavery existed –but not a hereditary
social status
King Sunni Ali Ber of Songhai (1464 – 1492)
Map Work Use p. 10,18 to help you
Label your map & shade with color:
-Songhai
-Mali
-Ghana
-Ethiopia/Aksum
-Benin
-Kongo
-Great Zimbabwe
Close
Considering what you learned, if you were a
European trader living in the late 1400s, which
African civilization would you be most
interested in making a connection with?
Use three facts to support your argument
Pin dot map
http://demographics.coopercenter.org/DotM
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