Answer in complete paragraphs at least 5 7 sentences 1 Why is West Africa

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(Answer in complete paragraphs, at least 5-7 sentences) 1. Why is West Africa significant for African American History? How did West African society influence the lives of African Americans? West African is important for African American because they played the role of slave traders and victims. They were farmers that lived in hamlets or village called lineages. Each extend family descend come
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from a common ancestor or came from matrilineal. Men dominated women in West Africa. West African women also enjoyed a relative amount of freedom that impressed Arab and European visitors. 2. Who were the early black leaders in America (Late 18 th Century) and what were some of their solutions for the problems faced by blacks? How did the War of 1812 affect African Americans? What was the Missouri Compromise and its impact on African Americans? James Forten was an African businessman during Pre-Civil War in Philadelphia. In 1800, he was the leader in organizing a petition that called for Congress to emancipate all slaves. Richard Allen and his associate Absalom Jones were the leaders of the black Methodist community in Philadelphia in 1793. In 1786 Allen was appointed as an assistant minister in Philadelphia, serving the racially mixed congregation of St. George's Methodist Church. The following year he and Absalom Jones, another black preacher, joined other ex-slaves and Quaker philanthropists to form the Free African Society. The War of 1812 affected African Americans by southerners because they refused to allow blacks to enlist, so they did not mobilize black troops. The Missouri Compromise confirmed the power of slaveholders in national affairs. It was an effort by Congress to defuse the sectional and political rivalries triggered by the request of Missouri late in 1819 to be a state where slavery would be legal. 3. Why was cotton cultivation central to the expansion of slavery? How did the cultivation of various crops shape the experience of slavery? How did the domestic slave trade and the exploitation of black women by white males affect slave families? Cotton growing became so profitable for the planters that it increased their demand for both land and slave labor. The cultivation of tobacco and rice was labor intensive. Indentured servants were expensive and scarce, and slaves
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