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village

A small group of dwellings in an isolated area

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initiation rites

Involve multiple step processes

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chief

A strong tribal leader

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tribalism

Strong identification with a tribe that speaks the same language

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animism

The worship of the souls of animals rivers trees and other objects

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colonialism

Brought radical changes to life in sub Saharan Africa

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autocrats

Have no limit to their authority.

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yellow fever

An infectious tropical disease spread by Mosquitos

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malaria

A highly infectious disease spread by the anopheles mosquito and common in wet tropical countries

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Pygmy

One of the most distinct peoples of Africa

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bight

A large bay formed by a long curving coast

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tsetsy fly

Spreads African sleeping sickness

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Slave Coast

Many slave ships operated there

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Benin Kingdom

One of the greatest kingdoms of Western Africa

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Ibo

Christians

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Mobutu Sese Seko

Military leader in the democratic republic of the Congo

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What 4 european languages are national language in West and Central Africa?

French, Spanish, English, and Krio

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Name 4 tropical diseases that plague Africa

Yellow fever, malaria, sleeping sickness, idk

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Why was exploring sub-Saharan Africa difficult?

Idk

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Why is Cote d'Ivoire one of the most developed nations?

Many years of stability and ties with France

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What 3 tribal groups dominate Nigeria?

The Hausa the Yoruba and the Lagos

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What are perhaps the greatest problems facing the establishment and growth of free government on western and central Africa?

Corruption and self advancing rulers

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Why would the democratic republic of the Congo keep French as the national language?

It was widely spoken.

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Which two nations were settled by freed slaves?

Sierra Leone and Liberia

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Define terms

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What is the most important concept that underlies most I African society?

The village

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What are the three largest tribal groups in Nigeria?

The Hausa the Yoruba, and the Ibo.

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Chapter Review

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SQ - answer highlighted questions

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30

List four culture traits that distinguish sub- Saharan Africa

Blacks and whites. Slash burning agriculture. Villages.

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Where was Marxism common on the west coast?

Guinea Bissau