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Flashcards in Ch4 pp. 142-150 Deck (21):
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Tropical Africa

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Aksum

Africa's first and greatest Christian kingdom around A.D. 300

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Nigeria

A country with immense diversity

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Samuel Adjai Crowther

The first black bishop to be ordained by the Church of England

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Abuja

The capital of Nigeria

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Ghana

The first African nation south of the Sahara to achieve independence from a colonial power.

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Kwame Nkrumah

Ghana's first president

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Sierra Leone and Liberia

Both were settled by free slaves

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Freetown

The capital of Sierra Leone

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Monrovia

The capital of Liberia

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Lott Carey and Colin Teague

Two black American missionaries

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Central Africa

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Congo River

The main river in Central Asia

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Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Henry M. Stanley

Traced the Congo to its source in 1877.

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Leopold II

Sent Stanley to trace the Congo`

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Belgian Colony

An official colony

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Joseph Mobutu

Established a dictatorship in 1965

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Zarie

The name which Mobutu called DRotC

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French

The official language of DRotC

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Kinshasa

The capital of DRotC