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- Identify which concepts are covered on your African history homework.
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Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:
- Agricultural adaptations to Africa's environment
- African kinship relations and political systems
- Similarities and differences between African religious systems
- The spread of agriculture and pastoralism
- Causes of Bantu migrations in ancient West Africa
- Religion in Ethiopia's Solomonid Dynasty
- Impacts of the trans-Saharan trade on the Sudanic states
- Mali, Ghana and Songhai cultures
- City-states on the East African coast
- Relationship between Africa and the Indian Ocean economy
1. Africa's Environments: Zones & Agricultural Adaptation
In this lesson, we explore several of the largest ecosystems of Africa and the agriculture that is practiced in each. Let's take a look at a landscape which is as diverse as the continent itself. After you've watched the video, see what you've learned by testing yourself with our quiz questions.
2. Kinship Relations & Political Systems in Africa
In this lesson, we will explore kinship groups, specifically their role in communities in Africa, in addition to their role in Africa's pre-colonial political systems.
3. Religious Systems of Africa: Similarities & Differences
In this lesson, we explore the multifaceted religious systems present in Africa, from the indigenous religions, which still influence many on the continent, to Islam and Christianity, which many adhere to today.
4. The Spread of Pastoralism and Agriculture in Africa
In this lesson we discover the key differences between pastoralism and agriculture and explore the diffusion of these two practices in the history of Africa.
5. Ancient West Africa: Bantu Migrations & the Stateless Society
In this lesson, we will discuss some of the characteristics of ancient West Africa. We will focus especially on the Bantu migrations, the stateless society, and the city of Jenne-jeno.
6. Ethiopia's Solomonic Dynasty & Church Support
In this lesson we explore the beginning of the Solomonic Dynasty in Ethiopia and some of the key characteristics which led it its friendly relations with Christian European nations.
7. Trans-Saharan Trade & West African Sudanic States
In this lesson we explore the beginning, height, and decline of the trans-Saharan trade and the various states in West Africa which thrived off the trade.
8. African Cultures: Ghana, Mali, and Songhai
In this lesson, we learn about the three premier empires of the pre-colonial period in West Africa: Ghana, Mali, and Songhai, who all profited tremendously from the trans-Saharan gold trade.
9. Establishment of Small City-States on Africa's East Coast
In this lesson, we explore the development of small city-states along Africa's East coast, the trade that sustained them, and their eventual downfall at the hands of European colonizers.
10. Central & Southern Africa & the Indian Ocean Economy
In this lesson, we explore the migration of the Bantu-speaking peoples into central and southern Africa and the Indian Ocean economy by which city-states along Africa's east coast thrived.
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