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What are three facts you have learned from Chapter 7?

Put your Chapter 6 & 7 Notes in the tray

Make sure everything is cleaned out of your Africa book and ready to trade-in tomorrow



  • What is something you have learned from your Africa book?

  • Get your Chapter 6 & 7 Notes in order, stapled, and name on them to turn in tomorrow before your test:

    • Chapter 6-1 (G.O.)

    • Chapter 7-1 (G. O.)

    • Chapter 7-2 (Fill in the Blank; 2 pages)

Chapter 6 7 review

Chapter 6 & 7 Review


  • Why did the Ethiopian Christian Church develop in a unique way?

    • Ethiopian Christians were isolated from other Christians

    • Ethiopian Christians wanted to develop their own religion

    • Ethiopians encouraged Christians to convent to Judaism

    • Many Ethiopian Christians could not read Engish


  • The religions practiced by most Ethiopians today are

    • Traditional African religions and Christianity

    • Christianity and Islam

    • Judaism and Christianity

    • Buddhism and Islam


  • Because of Kenya’s geography and climate, the land there is suitable for

    • Manufacturing

    • Mining

    • Farming

    • Forestry


  • The former Ethiopian capital, Lalibela, is known for its

    • Industries

    • University

    • Royal palace

    • Underground stone churches


  • One important political change made by Tanzania’s new leaders was

    • Forming a dictatorship

    • Forming a monarchy

    • Starting a one-party system

    • Starting a multiparty system


  • Why did President Nyerere adopt Swahili as the national language for Tanzania?

    • So the people would keep their traditions

    • So the government wouldn’t be controlled by the military

    • So the country’s ethnic groups would be united

    • So the people would vote in every election


  • President Nyerere’s ujamaa program failed because many people

    • Didn’t have enough water

    • Refused to move to the new villages

    • Refused to work on family homesteads

    • Produced too many crops


  • One important change made by Tanzania's new leaders was

    • Ending the foreign debt

    • Adopting a new national language

    • Ending ujamaa, which caused a lot of conflict

    • Raising fewer cash crops


  • As Arabs took control of North and East Africa, some Ethiopians

    • Adopted Islam

    • Adopted Christianity

    • Resisted the Arabs

    • Took control of West Africa


  • In Kenyan villages, the women solve community problems by

    • Attending schools

    • Asking their extended families for help

    • Forming self-help groups

    • Asking the local government for help


  • Why do so many Kenyan women remain in the villages?

    • To farm the land

    • To attend colleges

    • to work in factories

    • to work in tourist hotels


  • How did apartheid laws affect South Africans?

    • Everyone paid higher taxes

    • White and black workers were united

    • Racial discrimination became legal

    • All South Africans could vote


  • What is one example of how harambee affects life in Kenya?

    • People place little value on family

    • People work together in villages to build schools

    • People leave Kenya to live in other countries

    • People refuse to help other villagers farm their land


  • After South Africa was unified, the white-led government passed laws that

    • Permitted black people to own good land

    • Kept land and wealth in white hands

    • Improved the living conditions of black citizens

    • Punished the British, French, and German settlers


  • Some of Congo’s most important natural resources include

    • Water, natural gas, and sugar

    • Copper, forests, and wildlife

    • Sugar, wheat, and cocoa

    • Forests, fruits, and vegetables


  • What happened after Congo’s economy collapsed?

    • The government raised taxes

    • The government cut spending

    • The government spent more money on health services

    • The government gave food to the poor people of the country


  • The Belgian rulers of Congo were mainly interested in the country’s

    • Resources

    • History

    • Language

    • Culture


  • Why did foreign companies help Mobutu take control of Congo?

    • To educate the children

    • To protect their businesses

    • To provide medical care for the people

    • To improve the transportation system


  • Under F. W. de Klerk, the South African government passed laws that ended

    • Black ownership of some land

    • Economic problems facing the country

    • Higher taxes in many poor villages

    • Legal discrimination on the basis of race


  • How did blacks in South Africa live under the apartheid system?

    • They attended the same schools as whites

    • They made economic advancements

    • They had almost no rights at all

    • They moved to cities and villages throughout the country


  • Who did South Africans elect as their new president after the end of apartheid?

    • Mobutu SeseSeko

    • Nelson Mandela

    • F. W. de Klerk

    • NomfundoMhlana


  • Why did the British battle with the Afrikaners over Afrikaner land in the late 1800s?

    • Because diamonds and gold were discovered there

    • Because the government collapsed

    • Because black Africans asked the British for help

    • Because copper was discovered there


  • Most of Congo’s wealth is produced by

    • Farming

    • Forestry

    • Mining

    • Manufacturing


  • Congo’s economy collapsed in the late 1970s because the price of copper

    • Went up and down

    • Increased

    • Stayed the same

    • Dropped sharply


  • Belgium ruled Congo in order to control the country’s

    • Manufacturing

    • Resources, including copper and diamonds

    • Forestry and water

    • Crops and wildlife


  • What did Mobutu do after he assumed power in Congo?

    • Improved the educational system

    • Held a general election

    • Nationalized foreign-owned industries

    • Established a multiparty political system


  • Which country was first to settle in South Africa?

    • Dutch

    • British

    • French

    • Germans


  • How many years did Nelson Mandela spend in jail?

    • 1 year

    • 17 years

    • 5 years

    • 28 years


  • What did other countries do to show their support against apartheid?

    • Bought more goods from South Africa

    • Stopped trading with South Africa

    • Passed laws for apartheid

    • Ignored the situation

Other items to know

Other Items to Know!

  • Make sure to study the review questions at the end of each section

  • Know the following locations of the African countries:

    • Kenya

    • South Africa

    • Egypt

    • Libya

    • Ethiopia

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