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a privately owned warship commissioned to prey on the commercial shipping or warships of an enemy nation
African kingdom on the Gold Coast that expanded rapidly after 1680. Asante participated in the Atlantic economy, trading gold, slaves, and ivory. It resisted British imperial ambitions for a quarter century before being absorbed into Britain. 1902 (736)
Usman dan Fodio
A scholar and preacher of Islam in the early 1800's that denounced the corruption of the local African rulers.
A Zulu chief in Southern Africa who used soldiers and good military organization to create a large centralized state.
a migration of Dutch colonists out of British-controlled territory in South Africa during the 1830s
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
The exchange of plants, animals, diseases, and technologies between the Americas and the rest of the world following Columbus's voyages.
the expansion of the trade and buisness that transformed European economies during the 16th and 17th centuries.
system of merchant-capitalists "putting out" raw materials to cottage workers for processing and payment that was fully developed in England
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