Migrations of classical period

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Migrations of classical period

  1. 1. Human Migrations Of the classical Period
  2. 2. Bantu Migration From West Africa, groups of Bantu-speaking people migrated southward and eastward. (1000s bce to the 500s ce) through sub-Saharan Africa
  3. 3. Bantu Migration
  4. 4. Bantu Migration
  5. 5. Bantu Migration As they moved, the Bantus took with them iron technologies and agricultural techniques, as well as Bantu languages. As a result population increased in Africa and cultural diffusion and mixing forever altered Africa. Eventually millions of people in Africa would speak hundreds of languages based on Bantu
  6. 6. Polynesian Migrations Maritime migrations of Polynesian peoples led to cultural diffusion.
  7. 7. Polynesian Migrations  As Polynesian peoples moved, they took with them types of foods and domesticated animals that were transplanted resulting in environmental changes.  Polynesian language was diffused and helped create new languages.

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