Presentation on theme: "Aim: How did the Berlin Conference affect Africa geographically? Do Now: Create a list of geographic features that you see on the map of Africa. Describe."— Presentation transcript:
Aim: How did the Berlin Conference affect Africa geographically? Do Now: Create a list of geographic features that you see on the map of Africa. Describe why each feature would be positive or negative.
List of Africa’s Geographic Features Geographic FeaturesPositive or Negative
Activity As you read- highlight or underline important information. 1. On your own, read Why Africa? and answer questions 1 and 2. 2. Together the class will read Berlin Conference and answer questions 1 and 2. 3. With your partner, read Effects of European Rule on Africa and Tribal Violence and answer questions 1-4.
Ethnic Boundaries of Africa 1.What does the map of Ethnic Boundaries say about the number of Ethnic groups in Africa? 1.What sort of problems might result from combining or splitting groups of people without regard for ethnic traditions?
Summary A person’s culture is known to be shaped by geography. Think about the Berlin Conference and explain how geography has impacted the cultures of African people. – Write a first person account of how your life and culture would have changed after the Berlin Conference