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What are the 3 major tribes of Nigeria?
Where is the Hausa tribe located in Nigeria?
Where is the Ibo tribe located in Nigeria?
Where is the Yoruba tribe located in Nigeria?
What is the religion of the Hausa?
Why geographical feature affected the Hausas' religious choice?
the Sahara Desert because that's where all the Arabs trade
What city in Nigeria was a major Islamic center?
The religion are the Ibo?
Why were the Ibo so well educated?
because they interacted with the missionaries who were running the hospitals and schools
What natural resource did the Ibo have in their area?
Which Nigerian tribe was the largest?
What religion were the Yoruba?
When the British decided to give Nigeria their independence what foolish thing did they do?
the lumped them all together and created the Federation of Nigeria
What was Nigeria supposed to be to the rest of the world?
an great example of Black Africans running their own country successfully
Who wanted the jobs that the Ibo's had?
What did the Ibo's say to the Hausa's when they wanted their jobs?
they said go get educated and then you can apply for the jobs just like anyone else
What two tribes ganged up on the Ibo's?
Why would it have been bad if the Ibo's have succeeded from the Federation of Nigeria?
they had all the oil
Which two Nigerian tribes were stronger militaristically?
Hausa and the Yorubas
from what tribe was the general for the army of the Hausa and Yorubas?
a small little tribe
What did the general for the army of the Hausa and Yoruba decide to do to the Ibos?
He decided they would defeat them but not kill them
What did the Hausas do to their general after the war?
they kicked him out of the country and he went to England
When the Hausas got into power in Nigeria what did they want to do with it?
make it an Islamic state
What is the state of Nigeria now?
it is a hotbed and no one knows what is going to happen
Who was Kenya originally run by?
When did Kenya gain it's independence?
Where did most of the white's live in Kenya?
the East Africa Highlands
Why did most of the white's live in the East African Highlands?
because the climate was nicest up in that area
Where was there a lot of Arabic influencing in Kenya?
the coastline because of trading
What city actually has a decent port in Eastern Africa?
What are the 3 different cultural influences in Kenya?
What was the serious rebellion in Kenya?
the Mau Mau uprising
What happened during the Mau Mau uprising?
blacks turned on
blacks who catered to whites
What did the British want Kenya to do before they gave them their independence?
create a constitution
pick out some leaders
create a fair electoral system
Who was elected as the first independent leader of Kenya?
What tribe was Kenyatta of?
the Kikuyu tribe
What about Kenyatta scared the whites?
he was an ex-Mau Mau who had been in prison
What inspirational thing did Kenyatta tell the people?
They were no longer determined by their tribe but they were Kenyans
What did Kenyatta tell the whites and Arabs in Kenya?
you can stay but become citizens
What happened in a year when the Arabs hadn't become citizens?
Kenyatta kicked them out
What evidence was there that people were starting to trust the Kenyans?
people were visiting the Nairobi animal reserve
the UN put some headquarters up their
Who was elected after Kenyatta?
a man from the little tribe of Luawl
What did the Kenyans realize about politics?
that's where the money was at
What is starting to be the downfall of Kenya?
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