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Unformatted text preview: Geography Lecture 12 16:32 2.24.11 Sub-Saharan Africa Protests are now arising in Uganda because like most Sub-Saharan countries, many different ethnic groups have been forced into the same nation-state by the Europeans and can not unite as a people like they did in Egypt. What did you learn from this video that differed from your expectations? -1 pgs Wonders of the African World with Henry Louis Gates Jr. The Slave Kingdoms European traders shipped 11 million slaves from west coast of Africa. Elmana, Ghana was the first European slave trading post. 500 years ago, the Portuguese came searching for gold. A slave castle lurks over the port. The Africans sold the Africans to the Europeans. No Europeans ever went inland and captured slaves themselves. Africans owned other Africans as slaves before the Europeans arrived. Even after they found out what the Europeans were doing with them, Europeans arrived....
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- Spring '08