History of Africa to 1890
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What was the "Great Trek"?
As a result of the Cape Colony's annexation by the British in 1795, an estimated ten thousand Boers left the Cape Colony and headed north and northeast into South Africa's hinterlands in search of new lands outside of Great Britain's administrative control.
It is another phrase for "The Trail of Tears."
It was a period of Western European exploration in Africa's interior.
It was the first ever attempted roundtrip of the trans-Sahara trade route.
Which of the following are not among the preconceived notions about Africa circulated by the popular media?
Africa as a homogeneous entity.
Africa as a place where hunger, famine and starvation endlessly occur.
Africa as a linguistically, culturally, and ethnically diverse continent.
Africa as "The Dark Continent."
Which of the following is not included within the scope of the Atlantic World?
The elements of Egyptian mythology were centered heavily on the physical qualities of ancient Egyptian life. The River Nilethe center of ancient Egyptian societyfeatured prominently in Egypt's mythological stories. Which of the following is the word used by ancient Egyptians to describe the swirling watery chaos that was the world at the beginning of time?
In what century did Islam begin to arrive in North Africa?
Sixth century (500s) CE
Seventh century (600s) CE
Eighth century (700s) CE
Ninth century (800s) CE
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