Historical Understandings of AfricaSS7H1 The student will analyze continuity and change in Africa leading to the 21st century.






a. Explain how the European partitioning across Africa contributed to conflict, civil-war, and artificial political boundaries.








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http://www.blackpast.org/?q=gah/partition-africa

http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/126237/colonialism-Western/25930/Partition-of-Africa

http://www.globalissues.org/article/84/conflicts-in-africa-introduction

http://www.njas.helsinki.fi/pdf-files/vol2num1/koponen.pdf
These links offer information on the Partitioning of Africa by European Nations and the impact that the partitioning had over the country.