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  • Blacks Of Africa
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    A Critique By Stewart M. WhobreyAbstract A Biography of the Continent Africa, written by John Reader is an extensive chronological and topical study of Africa. Support reveals the earliest corroboration of the existence of human antecedents was discovered in east Africa at locations scattered north and south of the equator. The discovery shows fossilized bones, stone tools, and the most significant of all, a trail of footprints in the preserved mud pan surface. The trail shows they walked across...
  • Africa's Natural Resources
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    Africa in General And Madagascar Africa, until the middle to late nineteenth century was known as The Dark Continent. The reason for this reputation was that at the time no outsider was able to go in land of the big continent and see the diversity and the complexity of it... The first impression the European got was what they saw that the coastal areas of Africa and took this impression back to their countries and labeled the continent as being dark, not only because the encounter they had with ...
  • Africa's Lack Of Organization
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    The continent of Africa, although rich in land and natural resources, has been ravaged in ways no other continent has seen in modern history. From droughts and famine, to dictatorial regimes and HIV / AIDS, Africa has been plagued by many troubles leaving many to argue that Africa's lack of organization, power, and lack of resources has only made things worse. The creation of The Assembly of the African Union, originally called the Organization of Africa Unity was established to unite Africa pol...
  • Mountains Near The Edges Of The Plates
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    The Shifting of Pangea Have you ever noticed that a map of the world looks like a puzzle and the continents look like the pieces that would fit together to complete the puzzle. In 1912, Alfred Wegener, a German scientist and an adventurer, came up with a theory that the continents had once been part of a "supercontinent". Wegener proposed that, over 200 million years, what he called Pangea had separated and became individual pieces. Pangea means "all lands" in Greek, and that is what Pangea was,...
  • Continents Of South America And Africa
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    In my opinion, continental drifting definitely occurred. I believe there is plenty of evidence proving that, evidence that anyone could see just by looking at a map. Almost everyone who has looked at a world map or globe has noticed that the continents of South America and Africa seem to fit together fairly well. An even better fit is seen if continental margins (the underwater edge of the continent) are used. Other "fits" like this can be assembled as well, such as the way the coastal outlines ...
  • West Africa
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    "What the hell would I want to go to a place like Mombasa for? I just see myself in a pot of boiling water with all these natives dancing around me". These are the words of Toronto (Canada) Mayor Mel Lastman, before traveling to the Association of National Olympic Committees in Kenya to campaign for his city's bid to host the 2008 Games. Lastman later apologized for the rather 'unfortunate' comment. Too late, his city lost the bid to Beijing, the capital of the Peoples Republic of China. Darkest...

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