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Atlantic Slave Trade
the buying, transporting, and selling of Africans for work in the Americas
A three way system of trade during 1600-1800s Africa sent slaves to America, America sent Raw Materials to Europe, and Europe sent Guns and Rum to Africa
A West African nation founded in 1822 by the American Colonization Society to serve as a homeland for free blacks to settle
A Christian kingdom that developed in the highlands of eastern Africa under the dynasty of King Lalaibela; retained Christianity in the face of Muslim expansion elsewhere in Africa
A people who live in what is now Ghana, in West Africa, and who are known for their artful weaving of colorful asasia, or kente cloth
A major African language family. Collective name of a large group of sub-Saharan African languages and of the peoples speaking these languages. Famous for migrations throughout central and southern Africa.
A Bantu language with arabic words, spoken along the east african coast
the desire for people of African descent, no matter where they live in the world, to work together for unity.
The separation of Africans from their homeland through centuries of forced removal to serve as slaves in the Americas and elsewhere.
from or forming part of the African regions south of the Sahara desert.
Great Lakes Region
A temperate highland region in and around the Great Rift Valley in east-central Africa, characterized by agriculture and cattle pastoralism, a substantial iron industry, and dense populations.
paths followed by traders
A work of literature dealing with rural life
Areas of tall grasses and scattered trees and shrubs
Great Rift Valley
area in africa where parts of the plateau's surface dropped and early human fossils are found
A native African group who fought with the Boers for control of the land were herders and agriculturists moved into southern Africa.
a peninsula in Northeast Africa
Bantu Great Migration
a major series of migrations of the original proto-Bantu language speaking group
a person who moves from place to place
Materials or substances such as minerals, forests, water, and fertile land that occur in nature and can be used for economic gain
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