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a. In many African societies, the control of slaves was one of the few ways in which individuals or lineages could increase their wealth and status. 27.What was the political impact of the presence of Europeans on the African coast? a. West and central African kingdoms just inland from the forts began to redirect their trade and expand their influence. 28.In what way did the European slave trade enable centralizing states to expand more rapidly? a. Slaves were traded for firearms that allowed expanding states to overpower their neighbors, resulting in more slaves.
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29.Which of the following was a large African state that developed in western Africa during the period of the Atlantic slave trade? a. Asante. 30.Under whose rule was unity achieved among the numerous Akan clans of Asante? a. Osei Tutu. 31.The title given to the supreme civil and religious ruler of the Asante kingdom was a. Asantehene. 32.On the east coast of Africa, the Swahili trading cities a. continued their commerce in the Indian Ocean with both the Portuguese and the Ottoman Turks. 33.One of the unique features of the east African coast that differed from west Africa was a. the establishment of plantations using African slave labor. 34.An example of the acceptance of Nilotic peoples as ruling dynasties among the Bantu was the Luo at a. Bunyoro. 35.The Muslim reform movement of the 1770s that swept through the trade networks in Senegambia and the western Sudan was what variant of Islam? a. Sufi. 36.Usuman Dan Fodio began a rebellion in what African kingdoms in 1804? a. Hausa. 37.Usuman Dan Fodio's rebellion eventually led to the formation of what caliphal state? a. Sokoto. 38.What area of Africa was least affected by the slave trade? a. Southern Africa. 39.In 1652 what group established a colony at the Cape of Good Hope? a. The Dutch East India Company. 40.In 1818 who assumed leadership in the Zulu chiefdom of the Nguni people of southern Africa? a. Shaka. 41.What was the impact of the Mfecane? a. The resulting political disruption sent African groups fleeing before the Zulus into both Portuguese coastal regions and the Boer farms of southern Africa. 42.What was the average mortality rate for slaves shipped to the Americas in the Atlantic slave trade? a. 18-20 percent. 43.The slave voyage to the Americas was referred to as the a. "Middle Passage." 44.Why were Africans sought for plantation labor in the Americas? a. West Africans were already familiar with metallurgy, herding, and intensive agriculture whereas Indians were not. 45.How were the British colonies of the southern Atlantic coast of North America different from the Latin American colonies?
a. The British colonies depended less on imported Africans because of the positive rate of growth among the slaves. 46.Which of the following statements concerning slave families is most accurate? a. Despite enormous difficulties, slaves continued to live in family units. B) The onerous conditions of slavery and the shortage of women resulted in the creation of artificial clans and extended lineages.

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