Practice Sheet - African colonization & Independence

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Practice Sheet - African colonization & Independence

  1. 1. Social Studies for 10th E.G.B. | Teacher: Mauricio Torres
  2. 2.  We have very short time to do this practice so try to do your best in the least amount of time. Write the answers and questions on a sheet of paper or on your notebook. Think your answers well, be cool and remember what you have learned in class. Use your own words. Pay attention: follow instructions carefully. Don’t shout out the answers! Concentrate on your test, be quiet and… GOOD LUCK!
  3. 3.  1.- King Affonso was from:  Kongo  Asante  Oyo  Kenya
  4. 4.  2.- Why was Henry the Navigator so important?  He sponsored expeditions  He was the first recorded European to reach the southern tip of Africa  As a cartographer, he drew the most important maps for the Portuguese  None of the above
  5. 5.  3.- “a political system in South Africa that legally separated people of different races” is:  Imperialism  Middle Men  Apartheid  None of the above.
  6. 6.  4.- In what year did the British commence the slave trade?  1542  1562  1652  1642
  7. 7.  5.- What boosted the slave trade?  Large profits  Low prices  Economic difficulties  The labor needed in the Americas
  8. 8.  6.- Where was Mobutu Sese Seko from?  Democratic Republic of Congo  Nigeria  Kenya  Kingdom of Mali
  9. 9.  1.- Why were western-educated Africans discontent with colonial rule?
  10. 10.  2.- Why did nations of the African interior fall apart and the ones along the coastline rise?
  11. 11.  1.- List two reasons why you think the Portuguese did not seek to colonize Africa at first and only create outposts.
  12. 12.  Use this time to check your answers. Correct them if needed Don´t cheat on yourself, this is a practice of your skills and capabilities. Learn from your mistakes and… ADAPT!
  13. 13.  1.- King Affonso was from:  Kongo  Asante  Oyo  Kenya
  14. 14.  2.- Why was Henry the Navigator so important?  He sponsored expeditions  He was the first recorded European to reach the southern tip of Africa  As a cartographer, he drew the most important maps for the Portuguese  None of the above
  15. 15.  3.- “a political system in South Africa that legally separated people of different races” is:  Imperialism  Middle Men  Apartheid  None of the above.
  16. 16.  4.- In what year did the British commence the slave trade?  1542  1562  1652  1642
  17. 17.  5.- What boosted the slave trade?  Large profits  Low prices  Economic difficulties  The labor needed in the Americas
  18. 18.  6.- Where was Mobutu Sese Seko from?  Democratic Republic of Congo  Nigeria  Kenya  Kingdom of Mali
  19. 19.  1.- Why were western-educated Africans discontent with colonial rule?  Because they felt ill treated and could only get the worst jobs.  They realized that Europeans had no right to rule over them.
  20. 20.  2.- Why did nations of the African interior fall apart and the ones along the coastline rise?  Because the ones on the coastline would kidnap people from the interior to sell them as slaves, thus reaching economic prosperity and destroying entire nations due to lack of people.
  21. 21.  1.- List two reasons why you think the Portuguese did not seek to colonize Africa at first and only create outposts.  They needed only to supply ships en route to Asia  Their first goal was not to establish colonies.
  22. 22.  Check your notes from class. Visit the website: ssclasstorremar.wordpress.com Review some information from your book. Use this practice as a guideline. And study…

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