African Contributions To World Civilizations!

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African Contributions To World Civilizations!

  1. 1. Also was when the continent drifted from Middle each other Eocene in a matter of time
  2. 2. According to history humans were originated by monkeys but 130,000 years ago the first human “Lucy” was discovered in Ethiopia
  3. 3. First to have an emerged civilization Ancient Nile Valley civilization Known as Eypt
  4. 4. Taught civilization. Modern people still read literature from ancient Greece including the Iliad and the Odyssey, two epic (meaning long and heroic) poems by Homer all in ancient Greece
  5. 5. Alexander the great invaded Egypt so he can destroy and conquer. He also led the first European invasion of Africa
  6. 6. In September circa 500 - 1000 AD an army of German tribesmen led by a man who had served in the Roman army, met and defeated roughly half of Rome's troops in the western empire.
  7. 7. Three great West African kingdoms that emerged during Europe’s “Dark Ages”
  8. 8. Statement made by the pope that decried Spain and Portugal could “reduce to servitude any infidel”
  9. 9. In 1776 the Declaration of Independence was written and in 1863 the Emancipation Proclamation was written.
  10. 10. Civil rights movement ! Martin Luther King and Malcolm X were leaders of the civil rights movement, they believed that all African Americans had the right to do the same as the whites
  11. 11. The NYPD wanted to get rid of the black panther party, in the 1970’s. COINTELPRO (an acronym for Counter Intelligence Program) was a series of covert, and often illegal, projects conducted by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) aimed at investigating and disrupting dissident political organizations within the United States. The FBI used covert operations from its inception, however formal COINTELPRO operations took place between 1956 and 1971.[2] The FBI's stated motivation at the time was "protecting national security, preventing violence, and maintaining the existing social and political order."

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