Effects of European Exploration (New African States (The Asante Kingdom…
Effects of European Exploration
Cities that were attacked by the Portuguese during their trade route exploration. These two cities were main trading posts.
Plantations were quickly bought or built by by slave owners and the Portuguese joined in.
Affanso I was a ruler of Kongo in West Central Africa. He was strongly against the slave trade.
Missionaries hoped to convert the African people into Christians.
Monopoly: the exclusive possession or control of the supply or trade in a commodity or service.
New African States
The Asante Kingdom was unified by Osei Tutu. It was occupied in the 1600s. The kingdom defeated the Denkyera in the late 1600s and gained control of the
Osei Tutu conquered neighboring peoples and brought the Asante Kingdom together. He and his government officials organized monopolies on the slave trade. He realized in order to conquer new African states they had to be unified.
The Oyo Empire was a small forest kingdom that used slave trade to build itself up into a dangerous empire. It got bigger and bigger because of slave trade profit.
The Boers (Dutch Farmers) settled in cape town. In the early 1700s, they began to farm and hunt. They discovered many things and expanded farther which then lead to battles with African groups. They believed that they were gods chosen people.