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Ch 3: Ancient Civilizations of Africa

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This history chapter contains short and fun lessons that cover the ancient civilizations of Africa. Access these lessons and quizzes at any time to improve your history knowledge and prepare for upcoming exams.

Ancient Civilizations of Africa - Chapter Summary

Review ancient civilizations of Africa with this self-paced history chapter. Containing bite-sized and informative video lessons, this chapter helps you explore Africa's early civilizations and review the history of several cities and societies from the continent's western, eastern and southern regions. When you're finished with the chapter, you'll be equipped to:

  • Explain the history of Africa's first civilizations
  • Explore West Africa's stateless society and the Bantu migrations
  • Summarize the history of the trans-Saharan caravan trade
  • Identify ancient trade cities that existed on Africa's east coast
  • Describe the gold trade throughout Zimbabwe and Southern Africa

The chapter's online format allows you to study on any device that has an Internet connection. Skip to key terms in the video lessons using the interactive video timelines. You can also print written transcripts to study offline. Take the accompanying self-assessment quizzes to make sure you understand the most important information about ancient African civilizations.

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