Unit 5: Early African and American Cultures

Unit Overview:

While our focus for most of the semester has been the development of the great western civilizations, it is important to recognize the contemporaneous cultural developments in Africa and the Americas.

Life Long Understandings:

      • From the origins of human kind, civilizations have migrated to new lands because of environmental, economic and political concerns.
      • While the early civilizations of Africa and the Americas lacked written history, the artifacts found clearly indicate that these cultures possess complex institutions and social structures.

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