African Peoples Applied to History

African peoples including East African peoples, West African peoples, Southern African peoples, and Central African peoples can be used to examine history.

   

African Peoples

African peoples can be used to examine prehistory including early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory, largely through the examination of artifacts; antiquity including the early 3rd millennium BC, late 3rd millennium BC, early 2nd millennium BC, late 2nd millennium BC, and early 1st millennium BC, also mostly through the examination of artifacts but including some connections with Asian civilizations of antiquity; classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history, largely through Islamic sources; modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century as Europeans began to dominate Africa, and the future. Equatorial Guinea can be connected. Cities such as Cape Town can be connected.

East African peoples

East African peoples including Northern East African peoples, Central East African peoples, and Interior East African peoples can be used to examine prehistory including early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory, mostly through the examination of artifacts; antiquity including the early 3rd millennium BC, late 3rd millennium BC, early 2nd millennium BC, late 2nd millennium BC, and early 1st millennium BC, also largely through the examination of artifacts but with some iad from Middle Eastern peoples; classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical early medieval, and late medieval history with more aid from Middle Eastern peoples; and modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century, wth more connection to modern peoples, They can also be used to examine the future. Djibouti can be connected. Cities such as Dar es Salaam can be connected.

North East African peoples

Northern East African peoples including those of Ethiopia can be used to examine prehistory including early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory; antiquity including the early 3rd millennium BC, late 3rd millennium BC, early 2nd millennium BC, late 2nd millennium BC, and early 1st millennium BC, classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history; modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century, and the future. Eritrea can be connected.

Ethiopia

Ethiopia can be used to examine prehistory including early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory, mostly through the study of artifacts; antiquity including the early 3rd millennium BC, late 3rd millennium BC, early 2nd millennium BC, late 2nd millennium BC, and early 1st millennium BC, partly through examination of middle eastern peoples and partly through examination of artifacts, classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history, through interactions with middle Eastern peoples; and modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 19th century, 19th century, and 20th century, when there was more interaction with Western Civilization. It can also be used to examine the future.

Somalia

Somalia can be used to examine prehistory, antiquity; classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history; and modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century.

Central East African peoples

Central East African peoples such as those of Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Burundi, and Rwanda can be used to examine prehistory including early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory; antiquity including the early 3rd millennium BC, late 3rd millennium BC, early 2nd millennium BC, late 2nd millennium BC, and early 1st millennium BC; classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history; and modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century; and the future. Comoros can be connected. Cities such as Nairobi can be connected.

Tanzania

Tanzania can be used to examine prehistory including early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory; antiquity including the early 3rd millennium BC, late 2rd millennium BC, early 2nd millennium BC, late 2nd millennium BC, and early 1st millennium BC, largely through association with Middle Eastern peoples; classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history; modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century, and the future.

Kenya

Kenya can be used to examine prehistory including early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory; antiquity including the late 3rd millennium BC, early 3rd millennium BC, early 2nd millennium BC, late 2nd millennium BC, and early 1st millennium BC; classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history, and modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century; and the future.

Uganda

Uganda can be used to examine prehistory including early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory; antiquity including the early 3rd millennium BC, late 3rd millennium BC, early 2nd millennium BC, late 2nd millennium BC, and early 1st millennium BC; classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history, modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century, and the future.

Burundi

Burundi can be used to examine prehistory, antiquity; classical and medieval history including early classical history, late classical history, early medieval history, and late medieval history; and modern history including the 16th century, 18th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century.

Rwanda

Rwanda can be used to examine prehistory, antiquity, classical and medieval history, and modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century.

Interior East African peoples

Interior East African peoples such as those of Sudan and Chad can used to examine prehistory and antiquity. They can be used to examine classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history. They can be used to examine modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century. South Sudan can be connected. Cities such as Khartoum can be connected.

Sudan

Sudan can be used to examine prehistory including early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory; antiquity including the early 3rd millennium BC, late 3rd millennium BC, early 2nd millennium BC, late 2nd millennium BC, and early 1st millennium BC, and classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history. It can be used to examine modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century. Connections with Western Civilization were important. It can also be used to examine the future.

Chad

Chad can be used to examine prehistory, antiquity, and classical and medieval history. It can be used to examine modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century.

West African peoples

West African peoples such Southern Coastal West African, Interior West African, and Western Coastal West African peoples can be used to examine prehistory including early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory, chiefly through the examination of artifacts. They can also be used to examine antiquity including the early 3rd millennium BC, late 3rd millennium BC, early 2nd millennium BC, late 2nd millennium BC, and early 1st millennium BC, also largely through the examination of artifacts. They can also be used to examine classical and medieval including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history, and more information about them is available in this period. They can also be used to examine modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century. The interaction with Western civilization became more significant in this period. They can also be used to examine the future. Guinea-Bissau can be connected. Cities such as Accra can be connected.

Southern Coastal West African peoples

Southern Coastal West African peoples such as those of Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast, and Benin can be used to examine prehistory including early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory. Little is known of these peoples during this period. They can be used to examine antiquity including the early 3rd millennium BC, late 3rd millennium BC, early 2nd millennium BC, late 2nd millennium BC, and early 1st millennium BC. Slightly more is known about these periods. They can be used to examine classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history. A little more is known about this period. They can be used to examine modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century. They became better known by contact with Western Civilization. Togo can be connected. Cities such as Abidjan can be connected.

Nigeria

Nigeria can be used to examine prehistory including early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory; chiefly through examination of artifacts. It can be used to examine antiquity including the early 3rd millennium BC, late 3rd millennium BC, early 2nd millennium BC, late 2nd millennium BC, and early 1st millennium BC. Archeological methods can be used to examine this period. It can also be used to examine classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history, with a few more sources. It can be used to examine modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century, especially as it became connected to Western Civilization. It can also be used to examine the future. Cities such as Lagos can be connected.

Ghana

Ghana can be used to examine prehistory including early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory; antiquity including the early 3rd millennium BC, late 3rd millennium BC, early 2nd millennium BC, late 2nd millennium BC, and early 1st millennium BC; classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history. It can be used to examine modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century, especially as it became connected to Western civilization.

Côte d'Ivoire

Côte d'Ivoire can be used to examine prehistory. It can also be used to examine antiquity including the early 3rd millennium BC, late 3rd millennium BC, early 2nd millennium BC, late 2nd millennium BC, and early 1st millennium BC. It can be used to examine classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history, possibly in connection with Islamic-influence peoples. It can be used to examine modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 2oth century, especially as it became connected to Western civilization.

Benin

Benin can be used to examine prehistory, antiquity, and classical and medieval history. It can be used to examine modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century as it came into contact with Western Civilization.

Interior West African peoples

Interior West African peoples such as those of Niger and Burkina Faso can be used to examine prehistory and antiquity. They can be used to examine classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history. These may be traceable from Islamic sources. They became more important worldwide in modern times including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century as they came into contact with Western Civilization. Mali can be connected.

Niger

Niger can be used to examine prehistory and antiquity. It can be used to examine classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval histrory. It can also be used to examine modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century when it became connected with Western Civilization.

Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso can be used to examine prehistory and antiquity. It can be used to examine classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history. It can be used to examine modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century when it became connected with Western Civilization.

Western Coastal West African peoples

Western Coastal West African peoples such as those of Senegal, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Mauritania can be used to examine prehistory, antiquity; classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history; and modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century. Gambia can be connected.

Senegal

Senegal can be used to examine prehistory, antiquity; classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history; and modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century when it became connected with Western Civilization.

Guinea

Guinesa can be used to examine prehistory, antiquity; classical and medieval history including early clssical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history; and moderm history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century.

Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone can be used to examine prehistory, antiquity, classical and medieval history, and modern history.

Liberia

Liberia can be used to examine prehistory, antiquity, classical and medieval history and modern history.

Mauritania

Mauritania can be used to examine prehistory, antiquity, classical and medieval history and modern history.

Central African peoples

Central African peoples such as those of Congo DR, Angola, and Cameroon can be used to examine prehistory including early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory, largely through examination of artifacts. They can also be used to examine antiquity including the early 3rd millennium BC, late 3rd millennium BC, early 2nd millennium BC, late 2nd millennium BC, and early 1st millennium BC, also mostly through examination of artifacts. They can be used to examine classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history, although information about them is limited in this period. They can be used to examine modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century. Connections with Western Civilization became important. They can also be used to examine the future. Gabon can be connected. Cities such as Luanda can be connected.

Congo DR

Congo DR can be connected to prehistory including early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory, which is mostly examined through study of artifacts; antiquity including the early 3rd millennium BC, late 3rd millennium BC, early 2nd millennium BC, late 2nd millennium BC, and early 1st millennium BC, also mostly through examination of artifacts, classical and medieval history, including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history, with some connection to Middle Eastern peoples; and modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century, when it became connected to Western Civilization. It can be used to examine the future. Cities such as Kinshasa can be connected.

Angola

Angola can be used to examine prehistory, antiquity, classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history; and modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century, when it has been connected to Western Civilization.

Cameroon

Cameroon can be used to examine prehistory, antiquity, classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history; and modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century. It has been connected to Western Civilization during modern times.

Central African Republic

The Central African Republic can be used to examine prehistory, antiquity, classical and medieval history and modern history.

Congo (Rep)

The Republic of the Congo can be used to examine prehistory, antiquity, classical and medieval history, and modern history.

Southern African peoples

Southern African peoples such as those of South Africa, Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Lesotho, and Botswana can be used to examine prehistory including early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory, principally through the examination of artifacts. They can also be used to examine antiquity including the early 3rd millennium BC, late 3rd millennium BC, early 2nd millennium BC, late 2nd millenium BC, early 1st millennium BC, also principally through the examination of artifacts. They can be used to examine classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history, largely through connections with Middle Eastern peoples. They can be used to examine modern history including the 16th century, 18th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century along with their associations with Western Civilization. They can also be used to examine the future. Swaziland can be connected. Cities such as Jonannesburg can be connected.

South Africa

South Africa can be used to examine prehistory including early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory, largely through the examination of artifiacts. It an also be used to examine antiquity including the early 3rd millennium BC, late 3rd millennium BC, early 2nd millennium BC, late 2nd millennium BC, and early 1st millennium BC. It can also be used to examine classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval and late medieval history. It can also be used to examine modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century, principally through the connection with Western Civilization. It can also be used to examine the future.

Mozambique

Mozambique can be used to examine prehistory including early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory; antiquity including the early 3rd millennium BC, late 3rd millennium BC, early 2nd millennium BC, late 2nd millennium BC, and early 1st millennium BC; classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history; and modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century. It has become known mostly through contact with Western Civilization.

Malawi

Malawi can be used to examine prehistory and antiquity. It can also be used to examine classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history. It can be used to examine modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century, mostly through contacts with Western Civilization.

Zambia

Zambia can be used to examine prehistory and antiquity. It can also be used to examine classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval and late medieval history. It can also be used to examine modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century, mostly through contacts with Western Civilization.

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe can be used to examine prehistory and antiquity. It can also be used to examine classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history. It can also be used to examine modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century, mostly through contacts with Western Civilization.

Namibia

Namibia can be used to examine prehistory, antiquity, classical and medieval history and modern history.

Lesotho

Lesotho can be used to examine prehistory, antiquity, classical and medieval and modern history.

Botswana

Botswana can be used to examine prehistory, antiquity, classical and medieval and modern history.

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Created 13 Jan 2016. Last updated 3 Jul 2017