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Arts and Humanities
History of Africa
Africa Documents T and U
7th Grade Social Studies
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Which European country first colonized South Africa?
Trade around the tip of the African continent
What was South Africa used as by the Netherlands?
The Dutch settlers that came to South Africa were known as the __________.
When Great Britain took over South Africa and the Dutch settlers moved farther north, which African group fought that expansion?
Gold and Diamonds
What valuable natural resources were discovered in South Africa after the British took control of that country?
What were the native Africans considered in the Union of South Aftrica at this time in history?
Aftrican National Congress
Which organization was formed to work for the equality in the country of South Africa?
Segregation of the Races
What is the apartheid system?
What type of sanction was used to persuade South Africa to abolish apartheid?
The halt or stoppage of trade with a country is called a __________.
First Black President of South Africa
What was significant about Nelson Mandela's election to political office in South Africa in 1994?
When did Kenya become independent of British rule?
Who was the leader of the Kenyan African National Union that helped Kenya gain its independence from the British?
Was the government of Joseph Kenyatta considered a free and open government?
Government was controlled by only one party.
Why was the government of Kenya criticized after independence, even though it was led by Africans?
When did Nigeria gain independence from Britain?
Religious conflict between Muslims and Christians
What conflict broke out in Nigeria after independence was declared?
What natural resource does Nigeria have that should allow it to be one of the wealthiest nations in the world?
The government in Nigeria is still unstable today.
How could the political situation in Nigeria today be described?
What kind of government system has a strong central governement?
What kind of government system has strong local governments?
What kind of government system has shared powers among the different levels of governement?
What kind of government has an absolute ruler and that one person makes all the key decisions?
What kind of government has a king or queen and a small group of advisors that make all the key decisions?
What kind of government has a small group of leaders or a political party making the key decisions?
What form of government allows people to have a greater role in government and they determine who their leaders are?
What means leagal separation of the races?
What one country in Africa is primarily associated with the practice of apartheid?
What percent of the population of South Africa was black when the country achieved independence?
a. Own very little land
b. Public facilities were segregated
c. Schools were segregated
d. Libraries were segregated
e. Movie theaters were segregated
f. Restaurants were segregated
g. Beaches were segregated
What 7 things were restricted to blacks in South Africa during apartheid?
Who was a leader in South Africa that spoke out against apartheid?
African National Congress
What was the name of Nelson Mandela's political party?
F. W. de Klerk
Which South African president first recognized the existence of the African National Congress?
He began to recommend the laws be repealed.
What decision did South African President F. W. de Klerk eventually make about hte country's apartheid laws?
He felt different races needed to work together in the new government.
What was Nelson Mandela's attitude toward the people who had been responsible for the old goverment of South Africa?
What is loyalty to a group with whom one shares a common history, culture, and/or religion?
The __________ began as a reaction to the terrible experiences of colonial rule and the desire for people of African descent, no matter where they lived in the world, to think of Africa as a homeland.
To get the African people to think of themselves as one people and to work together.
The main goal of the Pan-African Movement was to __________.
What began as a reaction to the terrible experiences of the colonial rule and the desire for the people of Africa to be proud of their past?
Who was the first black president of South Africa?
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