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VOCABULARY: Unit 2 Chapter 7 (PURPLE)

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Ancestral Pueblo

Theme 1: Interaction Between Humans and the Environment
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Definition: Formerly known as the Anasazi, this people established a mixed agricultural and gathering/hunting society in the southwestern part of North America.

Key Concept 2.2 The Development of States and Empires

Significance: When the first cultural time lines of the American Southwest were created in the early 20th century, scientists included a Basketmaker I stage. They created this hypothetical period in anticipation of finding evidence for the earliest stages of the transition from hunting and gathering economies to fully agricultural societies. By the late 20th century archaeologists had concluded that Basketmaker II peoples had actually filled that role.
Definition: Classical-era kingdom of East Africa, in present-day Eritrea and northern Ethiopia; flourished from 100 to 600 C.E

Key Concept 2.2 The Development of States and Empires

Significance: The Kush kingdom, when it fell into decline, was taken over by the Aksum Kingdom in 300 CE. During this century it became a Christian State. I believe basically this is what you are looking for: the Aksum kingdom introduced Christianity to Africa.
Gradual migration of Bantu-speaking peoples from their homeland in what is now southern Nigeria and that Cameroons into most of eastern and southern Africa, a process that began around 3000 BCE and continued for several millennia

Key Concept 2.2 The Development of States and Empires.

Significance: The agricultural techniques and ironworking technology of Bantu-speaking farmers gave them an advantage over the gathering and hunting peoples they encountered
Definition: Forest-dwelling people of Central Africa who adopted some of the ways of their Bantu neighbors while retaining distinctive features of their own culture; also known as "Pygmies"

Key Concept 2.2 The Concept of States and Empires

The Batwa, also known as Twa, Abatwa or Ge-Sera people of the Great Lakes Region are ancient tribe once specialists in hunting and gathering, and are said to have been the first inhabitants of the mountainous forests of the Rift Valley and one of the first homo sapiens in the world with Kalahari San people.