Africa 400 A.D./C.E.- 1500
Students will analyze the geographic, political, economic, social, and religious structures of the civilizations.
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Africa: Geography and Society

This covers the 5 major geographic regions of Africa as well as a very brief explanation of oral history.

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Africa: Government and Economics

The impact Islam had in Africa by looking at Arabian traders and the Salt Trade. It also looks at Africa government briefly with a focus on Mansa Musa and his pilgrimage. an The animal break here about camels and their impact on the expansion of the desert trade routes.

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Africa: Ghana and Mali

The second is about oral history. The Battle of Kirina and have them attempt to tell it back to me orally and see what details are lost. It works with any Africa folk tale and actually a bit better as those tend to be more interesting. The final section is about Africa proverbs and, while basic, was fun for my students.

 

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