The History of Africa. Islamic Conquest. Arab Muslims conquered the region in 600s. The Great Mosque of Kairauon. Middle Eastern Influence Continues. Ottoman Turks take control from Byzantine Empire. Ruled from 1500s to late 1800s. Scramble for Africa.
The Great Mosque of Kairauon
Sub-Saharan Africa was largely left untouched by outside powers and was predominantly controlled by indigenous tribes.
18 million slaves arrived in Arab countries.
Dhows were used to bring African slaves to India.
What aspects of Africa do you think caused
the Europeans to stay near the coast?
European countries sought out African products and minerals.
Africans began working for wages, moving to cities, etc.