History Two Exam Two 2-18-08 Empire Building-Empire building is not foreign to Africa, it had been going on for awhile-The Oyo Empire in Africa-Ethopian Empire Shaka and the Zulus-Zulu Empire-Bantu speaking people came to occupy large parts of south eastern Africa-Organized into loose villages lead by chiefs-They farmed and heard cattle-Split into to new villages all the time, some had tens of thousands of people-They were all linked by a common language and culture-In 18 th century resource competition grew because of the Portuguese coming on the coast-They arrived just as the population was rising drastically pushing them out to Dutch settlers The Dutch-1652 Dutch East India decided that establishment of a colonial on the africa was a good idea, Cape Colony-The community was rich in farming that was based on slavery-Though 1795 the British occupied the cape and annexed it in 1806-Both English and Dutch began to settle along the coast around Natal-1750s competition for ivory by the colonies came about
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course HIST 1020 taught by Professor Gorshkov during the Spring '08 term at Auburn University.