African American History

African American History - Out of Africa Africa as a world...

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Out of Africa
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Africa as a world superpower Et h iopia Th e Queen  of Sh eba in   t h e Bible, t h e Qur ’an ,  an d t h e Kebr a N agast h t t p://w w w .bbc.co.uk /h ist or y/a h t t p://w w w .m et m useum .or g/t o Ak sum
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Egypt Influencing the world for 5000 years h t t p://w w w .m et m useum .or g/t o ah /w or k s-of-ar t /86.1.4 h t t p://n ew s.b bc.co.uk /2/h i/m id dle_east /790978.st m
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Com ing t o Am er ica The Slave Tr ade occur r ed fr om  1440’s t o  1860’s Som e illegal and int er nat ional slave ships  cont inued past  t his t im e Over  12 m illion people w er e abduct ed  fr om  t heir  hom eland t o var ious nat ions  including N or t h and Sout h Am er ica,  Car ibbean Islands, Ar ab and Eur opean  N at ions. Est im at es of bet w een 25 and 50 m illion  per ished.
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M ost  people w er e abduct ed fr om  t he  W est  “ slave” coast  of Afr ica.
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"They seize numbers of our  free  or freed black subjects, and  even sons of nobles, even the  members of our own family." Excerpt from letter from Affonso, King of  Congo, to King of Portugal João III, 18  October 1526.
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