AP World- Ch. 20 Questions

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  1. What European nation first established direct contact with black Africa?
  2. King Nzinga Mvemba of Kongo was noteworthy because he
    was the first African monarch converted to Christianity.
  3. Which of the following do not represent part of the Portuguese model for interaction with the Africans?
    refusal to accept alliances with African rulers
  4. Which of the following statements about slavery in Europe before 1450 is most accurate?
    Slavery had died out during the Middle Ages in most of Europe except along the military frontier between Christians and Muslims in the Mediterranean
  5. How did the Portuguese method of obtaining slaves change in the fifteenth century?
    After initial raids, the Portuguese discovered that trade was a more secure and profitable way to get slaves.
  6. Aside from Brazil, the region of the New World that received the most slaves was
    the plantation islands of the Caribbean.
  7. What was the demographic impact of the slave trade on Africa?
    The slave trade had the impact of skewing the population of central Africa in favor of a disproportional number of women.
  8. The British controlled their share of the Atlantic slave trade through the
    Royal African Company
  9. What was the impact of the slave trade on Europeans sent to Africa?
    Most died of tropical diseases.
  10. Which of the following was not part of the system of "triangular trade"?
    shipment of North American manufactured products to the Caribbean
  11. Where did most of the centralizing states of central and western Africa form in response to the Atlantic slave trade?
    in the interior, along lines of trade to the trade forts, but outside European zones of influence
  12. Which of the following was not a large African state that developed during the period of the Atlantic slave trade?
  13. Under whose rule was unity achieved among the numerous Akan clans of Asante?
    Osei Tutu
  14. In what area of Africa was a plantation economy based on slave labor established?
    the coastal region of East Africa
  15. The Sufi mystic responsible for initiating a religious reform movement among the Hausa kingdoms in 1804 was
    Usuman Dan Fodio
  16. In 1818 who assumed leadership in the Zulu chiefdom of the Nguni people of southern Africa?
  17. The "Middle Passage" referred to
    the voyage from Africa across the Atlantic to the Americas
  18. How were the British colonies of the southern Atlantic coast of North America different from the Latin American colonies?
    The British colonies depended less on imported Africans because of the positive rate of growth among the slaves.
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