7-12-2007 - 7/12/2007 Attendance/roll call Quiz West Africa...

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7/12/2007 Attendance/roll call Quiz West Africa culture and society New world economy Linking the continents – Portugal Who are the Indian people Mining new environment – causes First passage Central Africa – congo river – 15 th century Culturally similar to other west African regions Kingdom of congo Salt and iron European Christianity Endurance of “hot” sun Senegambia- benin very aware of these regions Sources Oral histories Traditions Archaeology Anthropology Family and villages Clause – lineages = village – farms, hamlet, working together, miners Descended from common ancestor Patrilineal or matrilineal Prohibited inter-marriage Woman Relative amount of freedom Government officials Owned land/property Ashante Queen held court Secret Societies – sex education Class and slavery - organized states, society with slaves vs slave societies, legal protection, right not to be sold away Obtained slaves through war Religion – multiple religions, spirits of ancestors – controlled lives like the Asians,
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This note was uploaded on 06/20/2011 for the course WRT 102 taught by Professor Frost during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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7-12-2007 - 7/12/2007 Attendance/roll call Quiz West Africa...

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