Africa

Africa

Climate, North Africa became a desert

4000 B.C.

North Africa became a desert

People, Great Egyptian civilization grew along the Nile river

3000 B.C.

Great Egyptian civilization grew along the Nile river

Trade, Mediterranean trade colonies formed

800 B.C.

Mediterranean trade colonies formed

Moving, People migrated here

100 A.D.

People migrated here

Kingdoms, Ghana came to reality

800 A.D.

Ghana came to reality

Land, Europe arrived in west

1400 A.D.

Europe arrived in west

Exploration, Portuguese sailors explored the Coast

1400 A.D.

Portuguese sailors explored the Coast

Army, Portuguese built 1st European Fort

1500 A.D.

Portuguese built 1st European Fort

Trade, Europe traded for slaves

1500 A.D. - 1800 A.D.

Europe traded for slaves

Dutch, Set up settlement the Cape of Good Hope

1652 A.D.

Set up settlement the Cape of Good Hope

Power, Europe scrambled to claim territory

1800 A.D.

Control, Sotho established a kingdom

1800 A.D

Sotho established a kingdom

Power, France moved to control Maghreb and other countries

1830 A.D.

France moved to control Maghreb and other countries

Trade, Slave trade came to an end

1850 A.D.

Slave trade came to an end

Moving, People moved inland from the East

1850 A.D.

People moved inland from the East

Freedom, Most countries remained under colonial rule

1900 A.D.

Most countries remained under colonial rule

Freedom, Egypt gained limited Independence

1922

Egypt gained limited Independence

Freedom, Most countries got independence

1950 A.D. - 1960 A.D.

Most countries got independence

Freedom, Ghana became independent

1957 A.D.

Ghana became independent

Control, Military officials overthrew the monarchy

1969 A.D.

Military officials overthrew the monarchy

Freedom, All countries became independent

1976 A.D.

All countries became independent

Problems, Terrible drought in the East

1984 A.D.

Terrible drought in the East

Goverment, Began economic reform

1990 A.D.

Began economic reform

Elections, 1st open elections for citizens

1994 A.D.

1st open elections for citizens