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Final Study Guide

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Final Study Guide HSTFM 150

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Precolonial Africa
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Study guide for the test on Dec. 8
Precolonial Africa
Richard Johnson
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This 3 page Study Guide was uploaded by Jack Bethke on Thursday December 4, 2014. The Study Guide belongs to HSTFM 150 at a university taught by Richard Johnson in Fall2014. Since its upload, it has received 58 views.


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Date Created: 12/04/14
Vasco de Gama Portuguese explorer who became the rst European to circumvent the continent of Africa and reach India in 1497 Explored the Swahili coast and reported the pro table trade occurring in the area to his nancers Week 6 Malguetta Pepper an export commodity from western Africa It was sought after by Europeans as a cheaper substitute to the expensive Indian black pepper Helped put Africa on the Atlantic Trade map Sold by the Kru people of modern day Liberia Gold major gold deposits at Bure and other elds near the coast The Akan people were renowned for their gold working skills Called the Gold Coast by the Europeans Raf a Palm Cloth from the southern part of the region traded by the Bakongo people of Angola and the Congo to the Europeans as a substitute to wool or cotton clothing Ivory also sold by the Bakongon peoples very pro table especially in latter centuries when an European middle class was becoming a consumer base Basis for the nickname quotlvory Coast Week 7 Four Primary Means of Enslavement war captives criminals refugees or selling oneself to pay off a debt GunsForSlaves Cycle the idea that the Europeans were selling the Africans guns and quotEuropeanizingquot the Africans into ghting wars for the Europeans pro t in the slave trade Not entirely true Asante powerful west African state rose to prominence in the later half of the 17 century By 1701 they had explicit control over trade in the region Felt that they were superior to the less well organized peoples on their borders were willing to raid and sell these people to the European slavers Week 8 William Wilberforce British parliament member and an early leader of the abolition movement in England preached abolition after his conversion to Evangelical Christianity Helped pass laws outlawing the slave trade in the British Empire


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