Middle School Lesson

The Bantu Migration

The Bantu people move due to drought, disasters and overcrowding

3000 BC

Culture is exchanged between the Bantu and the other villages

2900 BC - 1100 BC

The Bantu people begin to spread faster through Africa

2000 BC

The Bantu people made iron tools that let them to clear land faster.

1300 BC

They made iron weapons that they used to defend themselves against other tribes

1300 BC

The Bantu people spread all throughout South Africa and the migration ends

1100 BC

The Rise of Islam

The Spread of Islam begins

632 AD

North Africa is taken under influence by storm

655 AD

Due to an increase in urbanization and trade.

655 AD

The West African Trading Empires