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Africa notes 11 14
Africa notes from 11/14/11
What two current African countries were historically Portugal's provinces?
Why did people complain about Portugal's provinces?
because they weren't contiguous
What excuse did Portugal give for having provinces in Africa?
the US had states that weren't connected to their country
What two African countries were the last to become independent?
What European country had a decent policy for Africa?
What was Britian's policy for Africa?
the policy of indirect rule
What is the policy of indirect rule?
all the leaders were British but everyone working underneath them was native
Even thought Britian's policy was decent, what was a problem for the countries they ruled?
What were the 5 African countries that were independent before WWII?
What was the name for the tie between Egypt and the Sudan?
WHat African country claims to have the longest reign of a family on the throne?
What King supposedly had an illegitamate son with the Queen of Sheba?
Where did Americans send the slaves back to when they wanted to send them back to their roots?
Who is the war in Liberia going on between?
the Afro-American slaves
Where did the Brits send their former slaves?
When did most African countries become independent?
At least how many wars have gone on in the African continent any given year?
at least 6
How many of all the countries in the world are in Africa?
What is the primary ethnicity in Sahara Africa?
What is the ethnic and liguistic clumping in Sub-Saharan Africa?
Where do almost all former American slave's roots go back to?
Where is Sub-Sahara?
from hump to horn
Where do the Bantu people live?
Central and Southern Africa
What is the build of the Bantu people?
Slight and small
What is the build of the Sudanese people?
tall and very strong
What people did the Arabs take as slaves?
the Bantu people
What is the average height of a Pigmie person?
What is the average height of the Watusi?
Why did the Pigmie people always win in the wars against the Watusi?
Because the Watusi were bigger targets
What is a rather derogatory name for the Bushman?
hot and tots
What are some characteristics of the Bushman?
are nomadic of semi-nomadic
Where do a lot of whites live in Africa?
Where are there a million Indians in Africa?
Where are there a lot of Arabs in Africa?
southern part of the eastern coastline
Where can't you live in Africa?
Where are the 5 main areas that people populate Africa?
The Northwest corner
Southern part of the western hump
East African Highlands
how much of the population in Africa is in those special 5 areas?
Where is the source of the Nile?
a little spring out of a hill in Burundi
What African leader flirted with Communism?
What caused the Nassar Sea to be created?
The Aswan Dam
What problems were caused by the Nile river being dammed?
stopped the flood of nutrients
silt is still going to come down and it will fill up the dam
the delt is going to fill up with brine
it flooded a lot of archeological sites
What is another name for the southern part of the western hump?
Where does West Africa stretch from?
Senegal to Cameroon
What are some nicknames for West Africa?
the Ivory Coast
the Gold Coast
What country is number one with population size and density?
How many people did Great Britian count in Nigeria before their independence?
How many people actually lived in Nigeria when they got their independence?
What country in Africa used to be the biggest till it split recently?
What is currently the biggest country in area in Africa?
What are most industries in Africa?