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What period did the Chimurenga take place? (Date)
1896-1897
Who is the King of the Ndebele?
Lobengula (1836-1894)
In Zimbabwe, what two groups (tribes) rose up to fight against Rhodes?
Shona and Ndebele
When did the Zulu Rebellion occur?
1906
Who was David Livingstone? What did he discover? What country was he with?
Missionary and Explorer
Victoria Falls
(Also Lake Ngami)
Britain
When was the Second Chimurenga? Who was it led by?
1960's - 1980's
Robert Mugabe (Zimbabwe) and Joshua Nicomo
Who had the longest confrontation in W.Africa / Gold Coast (Republic of Ghana)? Who were the oppressors? When did this begin? When did it become military?
Asante
British
1760's
1824
What happened in the British envasion of the Asantes in 1824? Who was killed?
British were defeated
Sir Charles MacCarthy
Roughly when did the battle of Dodowa occur? Who fought and won?
Roughly 1826
British beat the Asantes
During what period did the Asantes attack and virtually occupy all southern and coastal states in the Gold Coast?
1869-1872
The defeat of the Asantes _______ (year) effected them between _______ (years)? What two effects did this have on the Asantes?
1874
1880-1900
1. Disentegration of Asante Empire
2. Asantehene position was removed
When did Nana Prempeh emerge new Asantehene?
1888
Who was the only state to effectively resist missionaires until 1880's?
Ibejo
Who is Nana Olomu?
Chief of Itsekiri

*Insisted on controlling trade
Who was Jaja Opobo? What did he do?
King of Opobo
Exposed British imperialism

(Was first victim of British intrusion into W. Africa)
What did the Golden Stool symbolize?
The Asante Kingdom's Unity
What british officer launched an attack on the Asantes in 1896?
Sir Francis Scott
Between what period did all Yaruba sign treaties?
1893-1899
What is the capital of Zimbabwe
Salisbury
What is BSAC
British South Africa Company
Who were the first Africans to receive western education?
Yaroba
What were the central points why Africans resisted?
Land
Soverignty
During the period of the "scramble and partition", _____________ was a major point of dispute between the European colonists and Africans.

colonialism
trade
power
treaties
trade
The 1st Chimurenga refers to the first war of the Shona and the Ndebele against the white settlers in Zimbabwe in the 1890's?
True or False
true
What name did the white settler gov't in Zimbabwe give to Harare?
Salisbury
Discuss the military campaign of the British on the Asante in 1874 and what consequences this had on their resolve to resist.
British defeated Asantes in 1874
1. Asantehene were removed
2. Asante Empire was diminished

Military campaign was a result of Asantes continual presence in Britain-desired land.
According to David Livingstone (The Bible and the Gun), what two gifts did Europe offer to Africa?
Commerce
Christianity
Why were the British alarmed at the revival of the Asante Union by Prempeh I in the late 1880's?
1. Prempeh revived as Asantehene, a position that British removed earlier.
2. Britain was afraid their foes would join the Asantes.
According to Basil Davidson (The Bible and the Gun), _______ was responsible for destroying the culture of African people.
Christianity
What was the previous name of Ghana before it became an independant nation?
Gold Coast
Who was the leader of the 1st Chimurenga in Zimbabwe?
Nehanda
_________ was the only state in Yoruba land which had effectively resisted the missionaires, British traders and British adminstration until the 1880's.
Ibeju