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Human Migrations Of the classical Period

Migrations of classical period

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Human Migrations

Of the classical Period

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Bantu Migration

From West Africa, groups of Bantu-speaking people migrated southward and eastward. (1000s bce to the 500s ce) through sub-Saharan Africa

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Bantu Migration

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Bantu Migration

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Bantu Migration As they moved, the Bantus took

with them iron technologies and agricultural techniques, as well as Bantu languages.

As a result population increased in Africa and cultural diffusion and mixing forever altered Africa.

Eventually millions of people in Africa would speak hundreds of languages based on Bantu EXAMPLE - Swahili

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Polynesian Migrations

Maritime migrations of Polynesian peoples led to cultural diffusion.

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Polynesian Migrations As Polynesian peoples

moved, they took with them types of foods and domesticated animals that were transplanted resulting in environmental changes.

Polynesian language was diffused and helped create new languages.