Subsaharan Africa

In this assignment, you will follows the path of human migration from Africa to the far reaches of the globe. Next, you will examine the relationship between methods used to gain independence within Africa and political stability. You will also examine the relationship between methods used to gain independence within Africa and political stability. And finally, you will look at the historical and current situation in Sudan and South Sudan regarding the ongoing conflicts that have led to famine and rape as a weapon of war, along with genocide.

By the end of this assignment, you should be able to:

  • Analyze generic factors, such as blood type or a simplified version of genetic markers, to explain where human characteristics originated.
  • Determine the chronology of African countries achieving independence.
  • Compare the various methods used to achieve independence within Africa and after World War II.
  • Determine the chronology of African countries achieving independence.
  • Compare the various methods used to achieve independence within Africa after World War II.
  • Analyze how colonial powers influenced and negatively impacted the creation of African nations.
  • Describe the genocide in Darfur, Sudan in the early 2000s.
  • Explain how the conflict between cultures and tribes within Sudan lead to the creation of South Sudan.
  • Analyze how famine and rape can be used as a weapon of war.
  • Describe how famine and rape have been used in the current conflict between Sudan and South Sudan.

To fullfillthe learning  outcomes of this unit, complete the following sections:

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World Regional Geography Lab Manual by R. Adam Dastrup, MA, GISP is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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