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Chapter 21 Vocab APWH

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it was under his rule that unity was achieved among numerous Akan clans of Asante
Osei Tutu
the sufi mystic responsible for initiating a religious reform movement among the Hausa kingdoms in 1804
Usuman Dan Fodio
in 1818 he assumed leadership in the Zulu chiefdom of the Nguni people of southern Africa
Shaka
African religious ideas and practices in Brazil,particularly among the Yoruba people
candomble
wars of 19th century in southern africa; created by Zulu expansion under Shaka; revolutionized political organization of southern Africa
mfecane
chartered in 1600's to establish a monopoly over the slave trade among British merchants; supplied African slaves to colonies in Barbados, Jamaica, and Virginia
Royal African Company
Portuguese factory established in 1520s south of Kongo; became basis for Portuguese colony of Angola
Luanda
African religious ideas and practices among descendants of African slaves in Haiti
vodun
European trading fortresses and compounds with resident merchants utilized throughout Portuguese trading empire to assure secure landing places and commerce
factories
movement of Boer settlers in Cape colony of southern Africa to escape influence of British colonial government in 1834; led to settlement of regions north of Orange River and Natal
Great Trek
title taken by ruler of Asante Empire; supreme civil and religious leader; authority symbolized by golden stool
asantehene
kingdom developed among Fon or Aja peoples in 17th century; center at Abomey 70 miles from coast; under king Agaja expanded to control coastline and port of Whydah by 1727; accepted Western firearms and goods in return for African slaves
Dahomey
term utilized within the complex exchange system established by the Spanish for African trade; referred to the value of an adult male slave
Indies piece
British statesman and reformer; leader of abolitionist movement in English parliament that led to end of English slave trade in 1807
william wilberforce
King of Kongo south of Zaire River from 1507 to 1543; converted to Christianity and took the title of Afonso I; under Portuguese influence attempted to Christianize all of kingdom
Nzinga Mvemba
african religious ideas and practices in the English and French Caribbean islands
obeah
commerce linking Africa, the new world colonies, and Europe; slaves carried to America for sugar and tobacco transported to Europe
triangular trade
slave voyage from africa to the americas; generally traumatic experience for black slaves, although it failed to strip africans of their culture
middle passage
kingdom of runaway slaves with a population of 8,000 to 10,000 people; located in Brazil during the 17th century; leadership was Angolan
palmares
most important of early Portuguese trading factories in forest zone of Africa
El Mina
the movement, migration, or scattering of people away from an established or ancestral homeland
diaspora
collection points for Portuguese trade in the interior of Africa provided essential link between economies of African interior and factories on the coast
lancados
city-state formed in the 14th century under Ewuare the Great; the city state came into contact with the Portuguese in 1485 but remained relatively free of european influence;important political and commercial entity until 19th century
benin