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Khufu's great pyramid was built
Approx. 2500 B.C.
It's 481 feet tall
It was the tallest structure in the world for about 3,800 years
1292 B.C. - 1190 B.C.
He fought against the Hittites and the Libyans
He is known for his extensive building programs and for the many colossal statues of him found all over Egypt
Cambyses II of Persia conquered Egypt
Eldest son of King Cyrus II
The conquest for Egypt was planned by his father, but Cambyses finished it
The Punic Wars were fought between Rome and Carthage
264 BC - 241 BC
The First Punic War was fought to establish the control over the strategic islands of Corsica and Sicily.
The Punic Wars caused the destruction of Carthage
Cleopatra's ruling of Egypt
Approx. 69 B.C. - Approx. 30 B.C.
When Cleopatra's husband died, she committed suicide so that she could, " Be with him in the afterlife"
Cleopatra was a Macedonian descent and had very little, if any, Egyptian blood.
Rome conquers Egypt
Approx. 30 A.D.
Rome let Egypt keep their name and some of it's culture.
By taking over Egypt, Rome's economy increased for one hundred years.
Augustine preached in Africa
Approx. 387 A.D. - Approx. 430 A.D.
Augustine was born November 13, 354 A.D., In North Africa
Augustine converted to Christianity in 386 and was baptized by Ambrose at Easter at 387 A.D.
Islam took over North Africa
Approx. 700 A.D.
Even though Islam changed Africa's culture, some areas in Africa (culture wise) didn't change, especially rural living.
Some of Africa struggled greatly for a long time in history, to dominate this empire.
Ibn Battuta (Mohammed)
1325 - 1354
He started when he was 20 and went for 29 years.
He traveled 75,000 miles!!!
Columbus landed in North America
He named it "El Salvador"
He had two children, Diego and Fernado
The Slave trade begins
Approx. 1500 A.D.
The majority of slaves taken in the Slave trade were usually from the west coast of Africa.
European traders didn't dare venture inland for fear of disease and attack. The Europeans most of the time gave goods in to the African trade people,so the African people can get them.
1532 A.D. - 1595 A.D.
Elizabeth I invested in his second voyage
He helped her solve the Ridolfi Plot
1745 A.D. - 1797 A.D.
His experiences as a slave wanted him to become part of the British abolition movement.
Olaudah married a Englishwoman called Susanna Cullen, and they both had two daughters.
Aug. 24, 1759 A.D. - july 29, 1833 A.D.
He studied at St. John’s College in the University of Cambridge.
His spiritual adviser became John Newton.
African slave trade ends
This caused the Civil War
Three million slaves were delivered to the south after this, and then, NO MORE!!!!
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