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Unformatted text preview: 9-2-10Quiz TuesdayoChpt 1oLast ThursdayoNew material from todayJustifications of slavery and AfricaDont have to memories every society in Africa we look atIn bookoReview questions at end of chptsoBroad questions from textoIf something is in a box on pg in txtbk dont skip bc its all important thingsIf its in box EMPHASIZE itoSkip little box about where going in AfricaTransfer of 10-12 million ppl on African continent bw 1500-1900o99.9% came against their willHaiti, Brazil, SCoAfricans outnumbered EuropeansoOn HisponolaSugar plantationsAfricans outnumbered Europeans sometimes 100 to 1And we think of Hisponola as a Frence placeWhat were they dong in Africa during this time and how did it affect the New WorldIndo-EuropeanoEnglish, German, RussianoAlso includes many languagesAt time of Trans-Atlantic slave trade oAbout 2000 languages spoken in AfricaNow it is about 600oAffected New World in terms of languagesEconomics in Africa during this timeoEveryone didnt make the sameoHunters and gatherersGOOD criticial thinkingoWhat defines the lifestyle of a hunter-gathererNot desirable if you have a lot of peopleoUNC campus can prob support about 100 peopleoFrequent travel to support populationIf sedentary??oHow can you support youself?oGood for larger groups and stay in one placeoCarrying capacity is important in farmingoHave to have food to feed the cattle and animal-workersoAnimals = community immobilityEasy to steal a cow but hard to steal a plot of landTribal pploAnimal-husbandryControlled cultivation, management, and production of domestic animals, including improvement of the qualities considered desirable by humans by means of breeding. Animals are bred and raised for utility (e.g., food, fur), sport, pleasure, and researchoEvery young man has a bow and arrow and a gunoBetter armed than slave traders they can retaliateoLike Israel you have to be able to defend yourselfoBut here in USA not many ppl are prepared to defend theirselves against armiesSlave traders were dealing under real world economic situationsHunter and GetheresSouth and south central ppl (lots of hunters and gatherers) didnt get kidnapped bc too few and not skills they desiredTraders wanted sedentary people that grew cropsoMost desirableodid what ppl in new world neededoSC is ex. actually learned how to grow rice from west-african coast and learned that from them and soon became the wealthiest stateoCouldnt just pick up and leave like hunters and gatherersEasier to catch and enslavePeople raising cattle, horses, etcoLow populations or wouldnt be able to surviveoYams, okra, etc....
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