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Thomas Peters

West African man who crossed the Atlantic four times. Served as leader of black community in Freetown

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Black Pioneers

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Gao

Trading city and site of a flourishing city-state built by Songhay rulers

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Sunni Ali

Songhay ruler who embarked on a campaign to conquer his neighbors and consolidated the Songhay empire

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Afonso I

Became a devout Roman Catholic and sought to convert all his subjects to Christianity.

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King Nzinga Mbemba

another name for Afonso I

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Ndongo/Angola

Grew from a small chiefdom to a powerful regional kingdom. Portuguese merchants founded a small coastal colony here. (aka Angola b/c of the king: Ngola.)

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Queen Nzinga

Spirite resistance against Portuguese forces for 40 years. (Dressed as a man, preferred to be called king rather than queen)

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Great Zimbabwe

A massive, stone fortified city (near the city of Nyanda in modern Zimbabwe.)

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Khoikhoi

Hunting and gathering people's which Portuguese & Dutch Mariners encountered in Cape Town.

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Timbuktu

trading city which had a prominent Islamic university and 180 schools that taught the Quran.

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Fulani

(Originally a pastoral people who for centuries kept herds of cattle in the Savannas of West Africa.) Thought that a pure form of Islam was better.

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Dona Beatriz

Aristocratic woman who proclaimed St. Anthony of Padua had possesed Her & chosen her to communicate his messages. Used her prominence to promote African Christianity.

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San Dominique

FRENCH sugar colony where a slave revolt (The Haitian Revolution) abolished slavery.