UNT GEOG 1200 - World Geography Lesson 8 SubSahara Africa (9 pages)

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World Geography Lesson 8 SubSahara Africa

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Pages:
9
Type:
Miscellaneous
School:
University of North Texas
Course:
Geog 1200 - World Reg Geog
Edition:
1

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SUBSAHARAN AFRICA World Regional Geography David Sallee Lesson 8 AFRICA AFRICA S PHYSIOGRAPHY PANGAEA http images jsc nasa gov iams html African Rift Valley http www riftvalleysafaris com Atlas Mts http www earthsciences bham ac uk research groups petroleu m geoscience projects MOUNTAINS CHAD DJOUF Mt Cameroon Mt Kenya Mt Kilimanjaro Great Escarpment Mt Kenya Mt Kilimanjaro B A S I N S North African Triassic Sedimentary Basins SUDAN CONGO KALAHARI http www southafricahttp www southafricatravel net routing route s cpt bloemf html ESCARPMENT 1 R I V E R S http hometown aol com travelshow http hometown aol com travelshow CLIMATE NIGER NILE http www globalpolicy org security http www globalpolicy org security natres waterindex htm CONGO ZAMBEZI http www contrast cx africa congo htm http www contrast cx africa congo htm www mountainlight com THE ATLANTIC SLAVE TRADE VEGETATION http www safarimkt com http www micro utexas edu http www oxfam org uk THE ATLANTIC SLAVE TRADE 1701 1801 COLONIALISM z EUROPEAN COLONIAL OBJECTIVES A water route to South Asia and Southeast Asia A port along the West African coast 1500 1500 s looking for resources Slaves http www bbc co uk http www copla org 18501850 industrial revolution occurs in Europe z Increased demand for mineral resources z Need to expand agricultural production 2 BERLIN CONFERENCE 1884 z z 14 States divided up Africa without consideration of cultures Results of superimposed boundaries z African peoples were divided Unified regions were ripped apart Hostile societies were thrown together Hinterlands were disrupted Migration routes were closed off When independence returned to Africa after 1950 the realm had already acquired a legacy of political fragmentation C O L O N I A L I S M COLONIAL POLICIES z z Great Britain Indirect Rule Ghana Nigeria Kenya Zimbabwe Indigenous power structures were left intact to some degree and local rulers were made representatives of the crown COLONIAL POLICIES z Portugal Exploitation Guinea



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