GEO 135 - Exam 3 Study Guide
GEO 135 - Exam 3 Study Guide GEO 135
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GEOI 35 fxam 3mc3 STEMS Autumn 20 16 5 T EMS 1 The climate of Chad is mostly denoted in the KoppenGeiger system by the letter B speci cally BW arid 2 Oh no A dreaded conversion problem again XXOC 0F Temp obscured to foil calculation by Google Formula F 32 x 59 9 into Fahrenheit C x 95 32 9 into Celsius 3 The Berlin Conference of 188485 was called by Called for by Portugal and run by German chancellor Otto von Bismark he called for the Western powers of the world to get together and divide up the territories in Africa 4 The physical geography of Africa describes a continent that is primarily It is mostly a plateau with interior depressions It is also full of savannahs 5 A major topographical depression in southern Africa is the Great Rift Valley about 6000 km in length it is a trench in South Africa 6 Savanna and steppe regions are illsuited for good agriculture and growing crops also bad for herding animals 7 Historical ancient East African kingdoms included Ghana Mali Timbuktu Songhi Kush Nubia Axum Kongo 8 In exchange for slaves African kingdoms and local rulers primarily sought Guns 9 In addition to the Atlantic slave trade via ships a large slave trade occurred In the Mediterranean and SW AsiaSE Europe 10 Colonial powers in Subsaharan Africa in 1930 did NOT include US Germany China colonial powers in Africa include Britain France Germany Spain Italy Belgium and Portugal 11 African decolonization contributed to The problem of borders the European countries ended up splitting up tribes that were used to being together problems with creating a government in the places with new borders the person who was elected president would end up wanting to be ruler for life they were used to that collapsing infrastructure 12 One legacy of the postcolonial era in Subsaharan Africa was Land tenure customs were disturbed the way land was viewed by the Africans was changed human activity was regulated tribes didn t need anything regulated because they had people of their kind around them After the colonial era things needed to be regulated because they were in places with people who were not like them or had different ways of living There was a lot of overgrazing induced drought and desertification 13 The Atlantic slave trade removed roughly how many Africans to the Western Hemisphere 10 million 14 The desert transition region on the south edge of the Sahara is called Sahel 15 Decolonization in Africa in the 1950s and 1960s came about largely because of Idealism Economics Cold War 16 A growing source of social friction in partially Muslim countries Sharia Law 17 The East African slave trade was primarily conducted through East Africa and the Americas North Middle and South Brazil was the largest destination of slaves 18 A major in uence for change on African colonization was The Berlin Conference where the colonial powers divided up Africa 19 The Sahara is partly located in Algeria Chad Egypt Libya Mali Niger Sudan Mauritania Morocco 20 An in uence on decolonization was 21 In which country when a colony did the mothercountry parliament seize control from the king BelgiumCongo 22 A country that must retain very close ties with its former colonizing country may be experiencing neocolonialism 23 The greatest health threat is usually posed by an Endemic when many people have a disease Epidemic number of cases increases significantly Pandemic when a disease spreads worldwide 24 An animal that provides parasites to mosquitoes for example to spread diseases is termed an Vectors spreads the disease Plasmodium is the parasite that is carried by the mosquitos 25 The Islamic Front The southern border of the African Transition Zone that marks the beginning of the religious frontier of Muslim faith towards the north part of Africa very few Muslims below this line this line has caused lots of trouble and con ict
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