October 6, 2009 <ul><li>Is controlling guns a good way to control crime? Do countries have the right to decide what weapon...
Homework: <ul><li>A Second African Current events assignment.  </li></ul><ul><li>The instructions are the same as the firs...
http://kcapaafricanamericanhistory.blogspot.com/ <ul><li>That is the blog for this class </li></ul><ul><li>Go there if you...
Other information <ul><li>My e mail address: </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>If you don’t remember whe...
Can’t get on the Internet? <ul><li>11 PM on WHYY  </li></ul><ul><li>AKA Channel 12 </li></ul><ul><li>World Focus </li></ul...
Senegambia
The Benin Empire <ul><li>Also known as the  Edo Empire   </li></ul><ul><li>1440-1897 </li></ul><ul><li>Located in present ...
Benin Art
Benin City
Benin traded with Europe <ul><li>They were well organized and quite sophisticated </li></ul><ul><li>They bought guns from ...
In 1897 <ul><li>The British made Benin sign a treaty that gave the British the right to “protect” them </li></ul><ul><li>T...
Class work:  <ul><li>The British want to sign a treaty letting them protect Benin. You are an official of the Benin court....
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October 6, 2009

  1. 1. October 6, 2009 <ul><li>Is controlling guns a good way to control crime? Do countries have the right to decide what weapons another country can have? </li></ul>
  2. 2. Homework: <ul><li>A Second African Current events assignment. </li></ul><ul><li>The instructions are the same as the first one. </li></ul><ul><li>Find a current event article on Africa and write a summary </li></ul>
  3. 3. http://kcapaafricanamericanhistory.blogspot.com/ <ul><li>That is the blog for this class </li></ul><ul><li>Go there if you can </li></ul><ul><li>http://kcapa </li></ul><ul><li>africanamericanhistory. </li></ul><ul><li>blogspot.com/ </li></ul>
  4. 4. Other information <ul><li>My e mail address: </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>If you don’t remember where to go for African Current Events: Google BBC World News </li></ul>
  5. 5. Can’t get on the Internet? <ul><li>11 PM on WHYY </li></ul><ul><li>AKA Channel 12 </li></ul><ul><li>World Focus </li></ul><ul><li>A TV show with a world news focus </li></ul><ul><li>That usually has something </li></ul>
  6. 6. Senegambia
  7. 7. The Benin Empire <ul><li>Also known as the Edo Empire </li></ul><ul><li>1440-1897 </li></ul><ul><li>Located in present day Nigeria </li></ul>
  8. 8. Benin Art
  9. 9. Benin City
  10. 10. Benin traded with Europe <ul><li>They were well organized and quite sophisticated </li></ul><ul><li>They bought guns from the Europeans </li></ul><ul><li>These guns made them a regional power </li></ul>
  11. 11. In 1897 <ul><li>The British made Benin sign a treaty that gave the British the right to “protect” them </li></ul><ul><li>This more or less made Benin a colony </li></ul>
  12. 12. Class work: <ul><li>The British want to sign a treaty letting them protect Benin. You are an official of the Benin court. What do you do? </li></ul><ul><li>Write a letter to the British responding to their request for a treaty. </li></ul>

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