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Unit 4 Africa
Bantu Migrations
Kingdom of Ghana
Mali Empire
Songhai
Farmers moved across Africa toward the South and East along t…
First Sudanic kingdom in west Africa. Traded salt, gold and i…
2nd Sundanic kingdom in West Africa. Trading cities of Timbuk…
3rd Sundanic kingdom in West Africa and was a major player in…
Bantu Migrations
Farmers moved across Africa toward the South and East along t…
Kingdom of Ghana
First Sudanic kingdom in west Africa. Traded salt, gold and i…
Africa Unit
dictatorship
drought
economic development
desertification
leadership by one person with all the power
a long period of time with little or no rain
an increase in a country's wealth and standard of living
when an area becomes a desert
dictatorship
leadership by one person with all the power
drought
a long period of time with little or no rain
76 terms
Africa Unit
The Sahel
Mount Kilamanjaro
Lake Victoria
Nile River
A strip of dry grassland on the southern border of the Sahara…
The tallest mountain in Africa
Africa's largest lake; Second largest freshwater lake in the…
The longest river in Africa an the world
The Sahel
A strip of dry grassland on the southern border of the Sahara…
Mount Kilamanjaro
The tallest mountain in Africa
15 terms
Africa Unit
African savanna
African Rain Forest
Sahara Desert
Griot
an area of tropical grasslands to the north and to the south…
located in Central Africa, it receives at least 130 inches of…
located in Northern Africa, it is the largest HOT desert in t…
An African storyteller of oral traditions
African savanna
an area of tropical grasslands to the north and to the south…
African Rain Forest
located in Central Africa, it receives at least 130 inches of…
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UNIT 2 AFRICA
Sahara region
Sahel Region
Sierra Leone
Nigeria
Sahara region
Sahel Region
91 terms
Africa Unit Review
Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire)
Egypt
Kenya
Nigeria
Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire)
Egypt
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Africa unit vocabulary
desertification
stereotype
refugee
AIDS
the process of semi-dry land turning into desert
a generalization made about a group of people
a person who has to flee his/ her country due to danger
a disease which leads to a broken-down immune system
desertification
the process of semi-dry land turning into desert
stereotype
a generalization made about a group of people
15 terms
Unit 6 Colonization of Africa
Nationalism
Colonialism
Civil War
African National Congress
A strong feeling of pride in and devotion to one's country
Attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose…
A conflict between groups within the same country.
an organization dedicated to obtaining equal voting and civil…
Nationalism
A strong feeling of pride in and devotion to one's country
Colonialism
Attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose…
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Africa Unit
What is the largest desert in Africa?
Which two cities are the main centers…
What is a mosque?
What is the name of the first trading…
The Sahara Desert
Mecca and Timbuktu
An Islamic temple/house of worship
Axum
What is the largest desert in Africa?
The Sahara Desert
Which two cities are the main centers…
Mecca and Timbuktu
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Unit 6 Africa Test Review
Atlantic Ocean
Congo River
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Great Rift Valley
Atlantic Ocean
Congo River
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Unit 4: Africa :)
Swahili
Great Zimbabwe
Ghana
Mali
A member of a people of Zanzibar and nearby coastal regions,…
A ruined city in the south-eastern hills of Zimbabwe near Lak…
A nation on West Africa's Gulf of Guinea, is known for divers…
A landlocked country in West Africa.
Swahili
A member of a people of Zanzibar and nearby coastal regions,…
Great Zimbabwe
A ruined city in the south-eastern hills of Zimbabwe near Lak…
49 terms
Africa Unit
Plateau
Elevation
Escarpment
Rift
large flat area that rises above the surrounding land; at lea…
height of land above sea level
a high, steep slope or cliff at the edge of a plateau or moun…
a deep crack in the Earth's surface
Plateau
large flat area that rises above the surrounding land; at lea…
Elevation
height of land above sea level
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Africa Unit Test - PAR
Imperialism
Industrialization
Raw Materials
"White Man's Burden"
when a strong country takes over a weaker country and control…
The beginning of machines being used to mass produce goods in…
natural resources like trees,gold,silver taken from african c…
When european countries (white people) thought their culture…
Imperialism
when a strong country takes over a weaker country and control…
Industrialization
The beginning of machines being used to mass produce goods in…
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Africa unit vocabulary
humiliated
gradually
vein
lovely
embarrassed
taking a long time
blood vessel
pretty
humiliated
embarrassed
gradually
taking a long time
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Africa Unit
Ghana
impact of salt
impact of gold
Islam in africa
Ghana became wealthy through taxed traders, used gold for cer…
salt was rare and hard to get so therefore it was worth gold…
gold was rare and was traded for salt. led to kingdoms becomi…
Islam is the partner major religion along with christianity
Ghana
Ghana became wealthy through taxed traders, used gold for cer…
impact of salt
salt was rare and hard to get so therefore it was worth gold…
30 terms
Africa Unit
Congo basin
Great rift basin
escrapment
tropical rain forest climate
A region drained by a river and its tributaries. A low-lying…
A region drained by a river and its tributaries. A low-lying…
a long, steep slope, especially one at the edge of a plateau…
is very hot and wet. The average temperatures of a tropical r…
Congo basin
A region drained by a river and its tributaries. A low-lying…
Great rift basin
A region drained by a river and its tributaries. A low-lying…
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UNIT 5: Africa
Apartheid
Enclave
Nelson Mandela
Four most important products/services…
A period of history in South Africa where black Africans were…
A country within the territory of another country
The first black president of South Africa since the end of ap…
1. Gold... 2. Diamonds... 3. Wine... 4. Tourism
Apartheid
A period of history in South Africa where black Africans were…
Enclave
A country within the territory of another country
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Unit 4: Africa :)
Swahili
Great Zimbabwe
Ghana
Mali
A member of a people of Zanzibar and nearby coastal regions,…
A ruined city in the south-eastern hills of Zimbabwe near Lak…
A West Africa's kingdom that grew rich from taxing and contro…
A West African Kingdom who flourished from 1235 to the 1400's…
Swahili
A member of a people of Zanzibar and nearby coastal regions,…
Great Zimbabwe
A ruined city in the south-eastern hills of Zimbabwe near Lak…
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Africa UNIT
tallest african mountain
mount kilimanjaro is located in
africa is still suffering from the eff…
Angola's leader
Mount Kilimanjaro
northeastern tanzania
colonialism
Jonas Savambi
tallest african mountain
Mount Kilimanjaro
mount kilimanjaro is located in
northeastern tanzania
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Unit 8: Africa
Climate of Africa
Forms of Government found in Africa
The Nile River
The Sahara Desert
Tropical
Presidential Democracy, Parliamentary Democracy, Semi-Preside…
The longest river in the world
The largest desert in the world
Climate of Africa
Tropical
Forms of Government found in Africa
Presidential Democracy, Parliamentary Democracy, Semi-Preside…
17 terms
Africa Unit
Kleptocracy
Nepotism
Dinka
Nuer
government of thieves
giving government jobs to friends and family
tribe in south sudan
tribe in south sudan
Kleptocracy
government of thieves
Nepotism
giving government jobs to friends and family
13 terms
Africa Unit
barrier
continent
vegetation
Equator
something (such as a fence or natural obstacle) that prevents…
one of the great divisions of land (such as North America, So…
plants in general : plants that cover a particular area.
an imaginary circle around the middle of the Earth that is th…
barrier
something (such as a fence or natural obstacle) that prevents…
continent
one of the great divisions of land (such as North America, So…
52 terms
Africa Unit
Plateau
Basin
Nile River
Africa's Rivers
land area with a flat surface considerably higher than the su…
depressions in the land in a plateau, usually has rivers or l…
world's longest river
many are not useful for transportation because they have too…
Plateau
land area with a flat surface considerably higher than the su…
Basin
depressions in the land in a plateau, usually has rivers or l…
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UNIT 9 Africa
middle passage
caravel
circumnavigate
Akusm
trip from west Africa to the America, where slaves died on th…
small exploration ship it had three larger mast and very sturdy
sail around the world
Southwestern Africa tribe
middle passage
trip from west Africa to the America, where slaves died on th…
caravel
small exploration ship it had three larger mast and very sturdy
92 terms
Africa unit
Zaire/Congo river
Zambezi river
Niger river
Orange river
largest river in Africa; second largest flow in the world
contains Victoria Falls and runs through Zambia and Mozambique
not navigable; runs along western Africa
runs through South Africa
Zaire/Congo river
largest river in Africa; second largest flow in the world
Zambezi river
contains Victoria Falls and runs through Zambia and Mozambique
Africa Unit
rifts
Sahel
sub-saharan africa
Rainforests
long, deep valleys formed by the movement of the Earth's crust.
A strip of land with little rainfall that divides the desert…
Africa south of the Sahara Desert
Moist, densely wooded areas
rifts
long, deep valleys formed by the movement of the Earth's crust.
Sahel
A strip of land with little rainfall that divides the desert…
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Unit 3: Africa Vocabulary
clan
griot
hajj
mosque
a family - a group of people with common relatives
astoryteller who often keeps an oral history a given territory
a pilgrimage to Meccas
a Muslim place of worship
clan
a family - a group of people with common relatives
griot
astoryteller who often keeps an oral history a given territory
32 terms
Africa Unit
sahara
sahel
savanna
desertification
Stretching from the Atlantic Ocean to the Red Sea, the Sahara…
Each year the desert takes over more and more of the land at…
Most people in Africa live on the savannas, or grassy plains.…
land dries up and becomes a part of a desert.
sahara
Stretching from the Atlantic Ocean to the Red Sea, the Sahara…
sahel
Each year the desert takes over more and more of the land at…
56 terms
Unit 3 Africa 2016
Cataract
Savanna
Desertification
Rift Valley
a large waterfall
a tropical grassland containing scattered trees
process by which arable land is turned into desert
crack in earths surface created to shifting tectonic plates
Cataract
a large waterfall
Savanna
a tropical grassland containing scattered trees
23 terms
Africa Unit
Egyptian Civilization
Region
Human/Environment Interaction
Migrate
Ancient Civilization along the Nile river in Africa
A group of country's that have commen characteristics
The way humans and the environment interact with each other
People moving from one place to another
Egyptian Civilization
Ancient Civilization along the Nile river in Africa
Region
A group of country's that have commen characteristics
9 terms
Africa Unit
Apartheid
Barren
Civil Liberties
Egyptian Civilzation
Discrimination against non-whites.
Empty.
Constitutional freedoms guaranteed to all citizens.
A civilization that developed around the Nile river.
Apartheid
Discrimination against non-whites.
Barren
Empty.
Africa Unit
Delta
Cataracts
Menes
Pharaoh
a triangular region formed at the mouth of a river by deposit…
rocky stretches in a river marked by rapid currents or waterf…
an Egyptian leader that united both upper and lower Egypt int…
a ruler of ancient Egypt
Delta
a triangular region formed at the mouth of a river by deposit…
Cataracts
rocky stretches in a river marked by rapid currents or waterf…
22 terms
Africa Unit
Egyptian Civilization
Region
Human/Environment Interaction
Migrate
A early civilization that had a social system, believed in mu…
A area of the Earth distinguished by a distinctive combinatio…
When humans modify the environment for the benefit of the are…
To move from one place to another to live, especially a large…
Egyptian Civilization
A early civilization that had a social system, believed in mu…
Region
A area of the Earth distinguished by a distinctive combinatio…
36 terms
Africa Unit Review
Micro-entrepreneur
Micro-enterprise
Gender based division of labor
Labor
person who owns small business
small business with little or no employees
the division of work based on sex, or gender. The result is t…
work
Micro-entrepreneur
person who owns small business
Micro-enterprise
small business with little or no employees
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Unit 3 Africa Vocabulary
ECOWAS
natural trade barriers
market economy
command economy
The Economic Community of West African States, formed in 1975…
Mountains, rivers, deserts, etc. that can block trade between…
Economic decisions are made by individuals or the open market.
An economic system in which the government controls a country…
ECOWAS
The Economic Community of West African States, formed in 1975…
natural trade barriers
Mountains, rivers, deserts, etc. that can block trade between…
16 terms
Africa Unit
Ashanti
Bantu
Arab
Tuareg
Major ethnic group located in central Ghana in western Africa…
Migrated south from the Niger and Nigerian region and spread…
Mostly Muslim; located along the cost of Northern Africa; mig…
An ethnic group that travels in camel caravans transporting g…
Ashanti
Major ethnic group located in central Ghana in western Africa…
Bantu
Migrated south from the Niger and Nigerian region and spread…
15 terms
Africa Unit
Sahel
savannah
vegetation zone
kinship
A strip of dry grasslands on the southern border of the Sahar…
a flat grassland in tropical or subtropical regions
A large area of Earth with a certain mix of plants and trees…
A network of relatives within which individuals possess certa…
Sahel
A strip of dry grasslands on the southern border of the Sahar…
savannah
a flat grassland in tropical or subtropical regions
21 terms
Unit 8 Africa: Modern Africa
Berlin Conference
diaspora
King Leopold II
Boers
A meeting from 1884-1885 at which representatives of European…
A dispersion of people from their homeland.... Particularly used…
Belgian King who hired Henry Stanley to explore the Congo and…
Also known as Afrikaners, the sector of the white population…
Berlin Conference
A meeting from 1884-1885 at which representatives of European…
diaspora
A dispersion of people from their homeland.... Particularly used…
65 terms
Africa Unit - Key Terms
colonialism
colonial system
economic development
culture
Attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose…
is the building and maintaining of colonies in one territory…
The improvement of living standards by economic growth.
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
colonialism
Attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose…
colonial system
is the building and maintaining of colonies in one territory…
30 terms
Africa Unit
Sahara Desert
Climate
Savannas
Kush Kingdom
World's Largest Desert
Weather pattern in an area
Grasslands of Africa
Conquered Egypt, major trading empire
Sahara Desert
World's Largest Desert
Climate
Weather pattern in an area
92 terms
Africa unit
Zaire/Congo river
Zambezi river
Niger river
Orange river
largest river in Africa; second largest flow in the world
contains Victoria Falls and runs through Zambia and Mozambique
not navigable; runs along western Africa
runs through South Africa
Zaire/Congo river
largest river in Africa; second largest flow in the world
Zambezi river
contains Victoria Falls and runs through Zambia and Mozambique
34 terms
Africa Unit 5
apartheid
segregation
pastoral nomad
desertification
A South African social policy of racial segregation involving…
Separation of people based on racial, ethnic, or other differ…
groups of herders who move with their animals from place to p…
the process by which fertile land becomes desert, typically a…
apartheid
A South African social policy of racial segregation involving…
segregation
Separation of people based on racial, ethnic, or other differ…
25 terms
Africa Unit
dehumanization
Racism
Mansa Musa
Sundiata (Lion King)
A group treating another group as if they are not even human…
Belief that one race is superior to another
African King of Mali; made a Hajj to Mecca; richest man in th…
First great King of Mali; united 12 separate kingdoms; create…
dehumanization
A group treating another group as if they are not even human…
Racism
Belief that one race is superior to another
24 terms
Africa Unit
1994
RTLM
Nelson Mandala
One Team, One Country
Beginning of the Rwanda Masscre
Hutu extremist militia group
First black president of South Africa
South Africa's team motto
1994
Beginning of the Rwanda Masscre
RTLM
Hutu extremist militia group
31 terms
Africa Unit
surplus
Benin
Songhai
savanna
More food than is needed
A smaller society of West Africa where power was spread among…
The West African kingdom that grew around the wealthy trading…
A grassy plain
surplus
More food than is needed
Benin
A smaller society of West Africa where power was spread among…
33 terms
Africa Unit
Major Physical Characteristics in Africa
Ecosystems in North Africa
Elements of Culture in North Africa
Economy, Technology, and the Environme…
Mountains along northern and eastern edges. High plateaus in…
Temperate grasslands and chaparral that support a variety of…
Speak more than 800 languages. Political philosophies. Storyt…
Subsistence farming and nomadic herding. Population moving to…
Major Physical Characteristics in Africa
Mountains along northern and eastern edges. High plateaus in…
Ecosystems in North Africa
Temperate grasslands and chaparral that support a variety of…
51 terms
Unit 8: Africa
Nile River
basin
rift valleys
Mount Kilimanjaro
The world's longest river, which flows northward through East…
A low place in the surface of the land, usually with a body o…
long, thin valleys formed from continental plates pulling apa…
A volcano in northern Tanzania, also Africa's highest peak.
Nile River
The world's longest river, which flows northward through East…
basin
A low place in the surface of the land, usually with a body o…
43 terms
Africa Unit
basin
Nile River
rift valley
Mount Kilimanjaro
a natural depression in the surface of the land often with a…
The world's longest river, which flows northward through East…
A deep valley that forms where two plates move apart
Africa's highest peak
basin
a natural depression in the surface of the land often with a…
Nile River
The world's longest river, which flows northward through East…
8 terms
Africa - Unit 6 Vocabulary
Colonialism
Imperialism
Industrialism
Nationalism
The settlement of a group of people who leave their native co…
When one country's government rules over another country for…
An economic system that is built on large factories manufactu…
A strong loyalty and devotion to a nation or country and glor…
Colonialism
The settlement of a group of people who leave their native co…
Imperialism
When one country's government rules over another country for…
21 terms
Africa Unit 6 vocabulary
Ethnic Group
Religious Group
Deforestation
Desertification
Group that shares similar language, appearances, customs
Group that practices the same religious practices
The cutting down of the forest for firewood in Africa
The expanding of the desert each year due to erosion, wind an…
Ethnic Group
Group that shares similar language, appearances, customs
Religious Group
Group that practices the same religious practices
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