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What happened to prevent European wars over Africa

14 European nations convened the Berlin Conference in 1884 to lay down rules for dividing Africa

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Who wasn't invited to attend the Berlin conference

No African rulers were invited

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What continues to cause political violence and ethnic conflict

The Berlin conference divided Africa without regard to where different ethnic groups lived

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What was going on by 1914

Only Liberia and Ethiopia were free from European control

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What kinds of problems do many people in Africa face

Health

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What has become a pandemic in Africa

AIDS

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uncontrollable outbreak of disease affecting a large number of people over a large geographic area

Pandemic

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Marketplaces

Souks

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What are common features of life in North Africa

Souks

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Who entertains the crowds in the Souks

Storytellers
Musicians
Fortune tellers

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What takes place in the souks

Bartering
Haggling

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Trading

Bartering

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Trying to change the price on an item being sold

Haggling

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What aroma fills the air of the souks

Lamb
Spices
Animals

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Who is the center of the household in North Africa

Male

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How many women hold jobs

Few

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Man and woman do what separately

Eat
Pray

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Where are things changing for women

Tunisia

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What percent of Tunisia's parliamentary seats do women hold

20%

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What do women manage in Tunisia

A growing number of businesses in the capital city

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What is the capital city of Tunisia

Tunis

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A society in which people rely on family lineages to govern themselves rather than an elected government or monarch

Stateless society

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Who did the stateless societies face challenges from

19th century European colonized who expected one ruler to govern

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What two continents were salves traded between

Europe
Africa

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Where did European traders travel and wait on the coast where merchants brought potential slaves to them

Africa

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What did the African merchants receive in exchange for slaves

Guns and other goods

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Where did Europeans transport millions of slaves

Americas
Europe

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What does Africa deal with a shortage in

Trained teachers

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What rate is high in Africa dealing with education

The drop out rate

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How many languages are spoken in central Africa alone
What is the result of this

More than 700

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What did apartheid ban
What did it establish

Social contact between blacks and whites
Segregated schools, hospitals, and neighborhoods

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How much of the population do blacks make up

75%

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How much land do blacks receive

A small portion

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Who led a fight against apartheid
What did it lead to

Nelson Mandela
His imprisonment

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Who became president and led reform in 1989

F.W. De Klerk

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What part of Africa had a peaceful revolution

South

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Who was elected president in 1994 after being released from prison

Nelson Mandela

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A conference of 14 European nations held in 1884-1885 in Berlin, Germany to establish rules for potential control of Africa

Berlin conference

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A monotheistic religion based on the teachings of the prophet Muhammad, and the biggest cultural and religious influence in North Africa

Islam

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A people who live in what is now Ghana, in West Africa, and who are known for their artificial weaving of colorful Asasia, or kente cloth

Ashanti

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The movement of the Bantu peoples southward throughout Africa, spreading their language and culture from around 500BC to around AD1000

Bantu migrations

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Carved boxes containing the skulls and bones go deceased ancestors, created by the Fang, who live in Gabon, Southern Cameroon, and Equatorial Guinea

Fang sculpture

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a city established in what is now Zimbabwe by the Shona around 1000; it became the capital of a thriving gold-trading area

Great Zimbabwe

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A policy of complete separation of the races, instituted by the white minority government of South Africa in 1984

Apartheid

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One of the leaders of the African national congress who led a struggle to end apartheid and was elected president in 1994 in the first all-race electron in South Africa

Nelson Mandela

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What influenced Picasso's work

Fang Sculptire

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What people place a high value on wooden stools

Ashanti kings

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What is the largest influence in North Africa

Islam

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What empire thrived on the gold trade

The British empire

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