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FYS 100 (07): Expansion of Europe and Asia into Africa: Home

What You Need for This Assignment

What You Need for This Assignment

  1. Choose a country in Africa of interest to an international businessman.

Suggestion: use Countries of Africa web site for a map and links to basic facts

  1. Acquire some historical information about your chosen country with respect to
  1. European exploration/ colonial exploitation.

Suggestion: Key Events in African History

  1. Culture of the country

Suggestion: Countries and Their Cultures

  1. Economic Resources
     Suggestion: Country Watch or World Factbook
  1. Find two articles and one report

Suggestion: Use one of the recommended databases for articles. For a report, use OneSearch and limit your results to reports.

  1. Find a map

Suggestion: Countries of Africa web site or World Factbook

    1. Write citations and annotations for all items.
       Suggestion: Use Owl at Purdue guide Writing and Citing page and Tips for Writing an Annotation on the Annotated Bibliography page.
  1. Connect/compare what you learned from these sources with what you have heard in general news media.

Suggestion: During the coming week, make notes of any time you read or hear about Africa or China in the news.

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