 The __Janjaweed________ - responsible for killing and terrorizing the black
Sudanese of the Darfur region.
 Darfur is located in the country of __Sudan________
 The people of Darfur view the government of Sudan as __neglectful ____ of their
region and pro- ___Arab_________
 Apartheid has lasting effects in South Africa in that white South Africans are
__wealthier ____________ than black South Africans
 The leader of black South Africans against apartheid was ___Nelson
 The name of the group formed in 1912 to fight apartheid in South Africa was the
_African National Congress__________________
 The country that still has many of the cultural traits of its former British colonial
rulers is _South Africa____________.
 Sub-Saharan African is afflicted with an __HIV/AIDS_________ pandemic
 The ways HIV virus can be contracted from an infected person are: __child birth____,
_blood transfusion____________, and _unprotected sexual activity _____
 The most widely accepted theory of how the HIV virus spread to humans is the
_hunting ____ and ___eating___________ of monkeys
 An immigrant would most likely find work in the forest industry in __Central _______
 African tropical rainforests are primarily located in ___Central ______ Africa
 The first humans are believed to have come from the ___Great Rift Valley region___
of central Africa
 Be familiar with the criteria which affect Standard of Living: literacy rate, GDP per
capita, life expectancy, and infant mortality and how they relate to a developed and
a developing country
 Women in rural Sub-Saharan African are usually involved in __cottage industries __
 Most of Sub-Saharan Africa is poor. Three reasons for this are: _colonial legacy of
abuse_______, ___high population growth rates________, and _environmental
problems such as desertification and droughts_______.
 Desertification is occurring in Africa mainly along the border of the __Sahara
___________ and the __Sahel _______________
 The causes of desertification include: __farming _____________, _overgrazing of
livestock_________________, and __drilling for water____________
 The region that is rapidly becoming part of the Sahara desert is the
 As Sub-Saharan African becomes more and more arid, people who rely on
subsistence agriculture will meet their basic needs by surviving on _less food per day
___ compared to those living in ___market ________ economies
 The Namib Desert is the world’s ___oldest____ desert
 The tallest sand dunes in the world are located in the __Namib_____ Desert
 The primary cause for the aridity of the Namib Desert is the __cool air __________
generated off shore from the Antarctic current
 A gradual slope with a nearly flat plateau on top is an
 The mass killing of a group of people based on ethnicity, religion, gender or sexual
preference is called _____genocide________________
 Sub-Saharan Africa is the world’s largest producer of ___diamonds______
 Entrepreneurs and businesses were attracted to Sub-Saharan Africa because of its
_oil and natural gas_______________, __gold and precious metals__________, and
__fresh water sources and arable land_______________________
 The African slave trade in the 16th and 17th centuries contributed to the _diffusion __
of European and African cultures across several continents
 Africa’s tallest mountain is Mount ___Kilimanjaro____________