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The History Of Africa

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This course examines the events and processes leading up to the colonization of Africa, and the subsequent changes in African society under colonial rule and after independence.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Ancient and Medieval African Civilizations

    • Describe ancient and medieval African culture.
    • Compare the development and fall of ancient and medieval African civilizations.
    • Explain how the involvement of European and Arabic traders affected ancient and medieval African civilizations.

    Imperial Colonization

    • Explain how the development of the slave trade affected African society.
    • Illustrate European imperial colonization.
    • Compare African experiences under the administrative styles of European imperial powers.

    African Independence

    • Compare the independence movements of African countries.
    • Explain problems encountered by the newly emerging African countries.
    • Trace developments leading to African independence.

    Modern Africa

    • Debate the challenges of creating sustainable governments on the African continent.
    • Analyze economic reforms proposed by African countries.
    • Describe contemporary challenges plaguing the African continent.

    Prehistoric Africa

    • Locate physical and human features of Africa.
    • Describe prehistoric African culture.
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