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Dakotah Forell 11/2/10 Africa: Five Climate Zones 1. Coastal 2. Steppe 3. Dessert 4. Savannah 5. Rainforest • Somewhere between 1500 and 1000 BC, agriculture came up the Nile and spread: o 1. Down the east coast o 2. Westward across Africa • Agriculture changed lives of west Africans: From Nomad / Pastoralists (guys with goats) and  hunter/gatherers to farmers/townsmen and builders of bigger societies • Possible structure o 1. King (One’s priest) o Nobles o Farmers o Slaves • With beginnings of civilization, trade begins to emerge.  o Southwest nowhere near so printable as northeast • about 200 AD – camel was introduced to the Sahara – Great advantages – not picky eater, stores  nutrients in fatty hump – likewise, retains water, can carry up to 500 lbs, can walk 25 miles per day. They  have feel like snowshoes so they don’t stick in the sand
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This note was uploaded on 07/26/2011 for the course UGC 111 taught by Professor Bono during the Fall '08 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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11-2-10 notes - DakotahForell 11/2/10 Africa:...

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