This free resource is designed to accompany the PowerPoints detailed below. Enjoy!
PART 1 - GEOGRAPHY (25 slides)
Students follow along with the PowerPoint using their own blank map to put 33 cities, landmarks, and geographic features in and around South Africa. New map items appear with the click of the mouse.
PART 2 - PRE-COLONIZATION pre-1600s (25 slides)
Topics include: the Khoisan, San, Khoi, foragers, pastoral tribes, hunter-gatherers, Adam's Calendar, Bantu, migration from Niger-Congo region, Zulu, agriculture, herding and more.
PART 3 - COLONIZATION 1600s-1961 (25 slides)
Topics include: The Portuguese (Dias, Da Gama, etc.), the Dutch, the British, RObert Jacob Gordon, David Livingstone, Boers, Afrikaan, Shaka Zulu, Zulu Nation, Frontier Wars, Diamonds, Gold, Transvaal, Cape Colony, Natalia, Orange Free State, Boer Wars, and more.
PART 4 - NATIONHOOD: 1961-present (25 slides)
Topics include: Apartheid, racial tension, Homeland Citizens Act, UN Actions, Eugene De Kock, State-sponsored violence, Military operations (e.g. Angola), anti-apartheid developments, Nelson Mandela, Modern issues facing South Africa (immigration, debt, AIDS, poverty), and more.