D: 3/6/13A: West Africa NotesS: How did contact with European affect   West Africa?H: Ancient Africa Constructed Response ...
Word of the Day Word      Definition   Sentence     Picture           A religious           belief that In animismanimism ...
West Africa
NigeriaA. Has both tropical savanna & steppe climateB. Rainforests found in Tropical regions with   mangrovesC. Harmattan ...
NigeriaE. Most Nigeria’s are farmers and grow rubber,   peanuts, palm oil and cacaoF. Is the most diverse country in Afric...
The Sahel CountriesA. This area receives very little rainfall so has little   vegetationB. Herders have allowed animals to...
The Sahel CountriesF. The People of the Sahel live in the South,   farmers, practice Islam, speak Arabic and   African lan...
Coastal CountriesA. These countries have lots of rainfall and thus   people farm yams, corn, rice, cassava,   coffee, rubb...
Coastal CountriesE. Guinea-Bissau & Cape Verde were once   Portuguese colonies. In Guinea-Bissau people   farm rice and fi...
Coastal CountriesE. Guinea-Bissau & Cape Verde were once   Portuguese colonies. In Guinea-Bissau people   farm rice and fi...
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  1. 1. D: 3/6/13A: West Africa NotesS: How did contact with European affect West Africa?H: Ancient Africa Constructed Response DueFridayw.o.d: animismWarm-Up: Answer questions underInterpreting the Chart and Interpreting thegraph on pgs. 500 & 501. . Write the questionsand answers.
  2. 2. Word of the Day Word Definition Sentence Picture A religious belief that In animismanimism bodies of you also water, honor your tress, ancestors. animals and other natural object have spirits
  3. 3. West Africa
  4. 4. NigeriaA. Has both tropical savanna & steppe climateB. Rainforests found in Tropical regions with mangrovesC. Harmattan or dusty winds blow in winter monthsD. Is a leader in world oil production. 90% of the country’s money comes from oil and is used to build roads, schools, and factories
  5. 5. NigeriaE. Most Nigeria’s are farmers and grow rubber, peanuts, palm oil and cacaoF. Is the most diverse country in Africa.G. There are over 300 ethnic groups and most live in compoundsH. Nigeria was settled by the Nok people. In the north they became Muslim When Europe colonized many became Christian. In 1960 they became independent and since civil war has tore the country apart
  6. 6. The Sahel CountriesA. This area receives very little rainfall so has little vegetationB. Herders have allowed animals to overgrazeC. Often the region suffers from drought and desertificationD. There have been 3 major empires that ruled here. Ghana, Mail & Songhai. That controlled gold and salt trade.E. The French took control in 1800s until 1960
  7. 7. The Sahel CountriesF. The People of the Sahel live in the South, farmers, practice Islam, speak Arabic and African languages and live in small towns or are nomadsG. Mauritania is known for fishing & ironH. Mali & Burkina Faso are among the poorest in the worldI. Niger has uranium used to make nuclear weaponsJ. Chad lacks the money to develop the resources they have.
  8. 8. Coastal CountriesA. These countries have lots of rainfall and thus people farm yams, corn, rice, cassava, coffee, rubber, cacao& kola nuts.B. When European colonized this region they forced many Africans into slavery to the Americas.C. Today the people cherish their family ties, practice Islam or Christianity, speak African for everyday use and European languages for businessD. Gambia, Senegal & Guinea are known for diamonds, bauxite and phosphate.
  9. 9. Coastal CountriesE. Guinea-Bissau & Cape Verde were once Portuguese colonies. In Guinea-Bissau people farm rice and fish. They are also known for growing cashewsF. Liberia & Sierra Leone were both founded by African who were freed from slavery. Civil War has destroyed these countries especially from the diamond minesG. Cote d’Ivoire used to be the center for the Ivory trade and was French. Today they are a top producer of cacao, coffee and palm oilH. Ghana is known for cacao, gold and timber.
  10. 10. Coastal CountriesE. Guinea-Bissau & Cape Verde were once Portuguese colonies. In Guinea-Bissau people farm rice and fish. They are also known for growing cashewsF. Liberia & Sierra Leone were both founded by African who were freed from slavery. Civil War has destroyed these countries especially from the diamond minesG. Cote d’Ivoire used to be the center for the Ivory trade and was French. Today they are a top producer of cacao, coffee and palm oilH. Ghana is known for cacao, gold and timber.
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