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6SS Q3 Qrtly Review

6SS Q3 Quarterly Review

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What is the relative location of Sub-Saharan Africa? west of Indian Ocean, south of Sahara Desert, east of Atlantic Ocean
Name the four political regions that make-up Sub-Saharan Africa. West, Central, East, South
The Horn of Africa, located in the East region of Africa consists of these countries Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, and Djibouti
The three West African Kingdoms are __________, __________, ___________. Ghana, Songhai, Mali
Why did European countries meet in 1914? To peacefully divide the countries of Africa
Which two SSA states remained independent from European colonization? Liberia and Ethiopia
Africa has to deal with many issues today, such as . . . expanding deserts, overcrowded education system, too few factories, feeding a growing population
desertification The changing of fertile land into land that is too dry for crops – desert land
imperialism ruling by military force
middle passage Journey of slave trading ships from west coast of Africa to the Americas
nationalism feeling of pride in your country
developing country Poorer country with LESS advanced economy, industrialization, technology, healthcare, education
developed country Richer countries with ADVANCED economy, industrialization, technology, healthcare, education
Low literacy rate, high infant mortality rate, low life expectancy found in developING countries with poor healthcare because they don't have many doctors and have a poor education systems
High literacy rate, low infant mortality rate, high life expectancy found in developED countries with good healthcare with many doctors and a good education system
How do you study for the map part of the quiz? Click on TARGETS below!
Africa is located in which hemispheres? Northern,Southern, Eastern, and Western
Majority of Africa is located in the ______ latitude zone. low
Lakes in Great Rift Valley Victoria, Nyasa, Tanganyika
Congo River is located in which region of Africa Central
Natural vegetation that grows along the Congo River is tropical rain forest
East African Empire located in Meroe known for ironworking, trade, and learning Kush
East African Christian Kingdom that conquered Kush in 350 A.D. or C.E. Axum
The vegetation zone Tropical Grassland can be found in which Region(s) of Africa all of them
West African Kingdoms that controlled Saharan trade for more than 900 years? Ghana, Mali, Sanghai
Natural resources traded to make West African kingdoms strong Salt and gold
Natural resources that made Great Zimbabwe wealthy Gold and copper
Natural resources traded in 1500 during the African trade Salt, gold, and ivory
Europeans wanted the Native Americans to adopt European customs because Europeans wanted Africans to feel apart of the “superior” European way of life.
apartheid South African system where racial discrimination was legal
Europeans colonized Africa because they wanted to make money from African resources
Growing just enough food for you and your family Subsistence Farming
Desert in northern Africa Sahara
Growing vegetables to sell in order to make money Cash Crops
A lack of supply, quantity, or number in proportion to demand Scarcity
A good (merchandise) shipped out from one country or region to another for purposes of trade Export
To bring in goods from a foreign or external source Import
What continent(s) are located near Africa? Europe, Asia
Created by: stompkins on 2011-02-24



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