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What is one(1) of the seven(7) major rivers in Africa?

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What is one(1) of the seven(7) major rivers in Africa?

Possible answers: Nile River, Congo River, Niger River, Senegal River, Zambezi River, Orange River, or Limpopo River

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What are two(2) of the four(4) main benefits of rivers?

Possible answers: Provides water for people and animals, provides food, used for transportation, and makes land fertile for crops

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What is one(1) of the three(3) main lakes in Africa?

Possible answers: Lake Victoria, Lake Malawi, or Lake Tanganyika

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What is one(1) of the two(2) deserts in Africa?

Possible answers: Kalahari Desert or Sahara Desert

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Biome

A large area that is defined by its plants, animals, and weather

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Rainforest Biome

Hot and rainy with lots of animals

<p>Hot and rainy with lots of animals</p>
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Savanna Biome

Grassland with scattered trees, little water, hot days, and cold nights

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Steppe Biome

A temperate and dry grassland with very few trees

<p>A temperate and dry grassland with very few trees</p>
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Mediterranean Biome

A temperate climate where it rains sometimes and does not rain other times with bushes and oceans

<p>A temperate climate where it rains sometimes and does not rain other times with bushes and oceans</p>
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Desert Biome

Hot and dry with lots of sand

<p>Hot and dry with lots of sand</p>
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Why was Africa colonized?

Africa was colonized because it had many resources

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Colonization

The act of taking over and controlling the native people of a land

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What are two(2) resources Africa had that Europeans wanted?

Possible answers: Gold, diamonds, coal, oil, copper, and people

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