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ETST 111 - History of African Americans (A) -- Turner  

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Professor Turner's Ethnic Studies 111 Syllabus

Here is Professor Turner's syllabus, with directions for the Final Essay, as well as the Final Essay Questions.


Recommended Databases

Here are the databases that we recommend for your Ethnic Studies 111 Final Essay Questions

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Credo Reference

World History in Context Primary sources, reference articles, era overview information, magazine and journal articles, viewpoint articles, and images. Theses are two places in World History in Context that deal with African history

JSTOR JSTOR offers academic journal articles (sometimes called "peer-reviewed" or "scholarly") mainly in the arts, social sciences, and humanities. JSTOR has recent articles, as well as articles published decades ago. 



1. Islam and West African trading states

2. Compare and contrast

West Africa empires:

Songhai, Mali, Benin

East Africa empires:

Zimbabwe (sometimes called "Great Zimbabwe")KilwaAxum (also spelled "Aksum")

3. West African trading states and North African cities and towns. Ghana, Mali, Songhai, and Kanem-Bornu

4. East Africa Swahili city-states. Central African, Swahili states, Arabia, and China

5. Origins of slavery in medieval era (600-1200) in Europe and Africa. Differences between medieval slavery and the slave trade

6. Dutch Settlement in South Africa, Key Events in Europe

7.Moorish culture, Almoravids, Almohads

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