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History Topics - Form Two

TOPIC 1: Interactions Among the People Of Africa 

 

  1. Social and Economic Factors for Interactions

    • Explain the social factors which gave rise to interactions among the people of Africa

    • Explain the economic factors that gave Rise to the interactions among the people of Africa

    • Explain the impact of the economic interactions

  2. The Coming of the Ngoni

    • Explain the causes of the Ngoni migration

    • Explain the social, political and economic effects of the Ngoni migration

 

TOPIC 2: Social-Economic Development And Production In Pre-Colonial Africa

 

  1. Social Organisation and Production

    • Explain the meaning of social organization and production

  2. Types of Social Organisations and Production; Communalism

    • Explain the meaning and origins of communalism in Africa

    • Explain the meaning and origins of slavery in Africa

    • Explain the features of slavery as well as the use of slaves

  3. Feudalism

    • Explain the meaning and origins of feudalism in Africa

    • Explain how production was organized under feudalism

    • Assess the merits and demerits of the system of power sharing under feudalism

 

TOPIC 3: African And The External World

 

  1. Early Contacts with the Middle East and Far East

    • Explain the social and economic motives of the contacts between Africa, middle east and far east

    • Identify the major commodities which were exchanged during the contacts between Africa, middle east and far east

    • Explain the social and economic effects of the contacts between the people of Africa the middle and far east

  2. Contacts with Europe (The Portuguese, Dutch Settlement at the Cape)

    • Explain the social and economic motives of the contacts between Africa and the Portuguese

    • Identify the commodities which were exchanged during the contacts

    • Explain the social and economic impact of the Portuguese to Africa

    • Explain the reasons for the fall of the Portuguese rule in East Africa and its impact

  3. Dutch Settlement at the Cape

    • Explain the motives of the Dutch settlement at the Cape

    • Discuss the impact of Dutch settlement at the Cape

  4. Slave Trade in the Indian Ocean Sea-Board and Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade

    • Explain the reasons for the expansion of slave trade in the Indian ocean sea-board from the 18th century

    • Explain the techniques used to get slaves

    • Assess the social and economic effects of slave trade on the African societies

    • Assess the psychological effects of slavery on its victims

    • Explain the origins and impact of the trans-Atlantic slave trade in Africa

 

TOPIC 4: Industrial Capitalism

 

  1. Demands of Industrial Capitalism

    • Explain the meaning of industrial capitalism

    • Explain the demands of industrial capitalism

  2. Agents of Industrial Capitalism

    • Explain the roles of the agents of industrial capitalism in preparing Africa for colonization

  3. Abolition of Slave Trade

    • Explain the reasons for the abolition of slave trade

    • Assess the tactics used during the abolition of slave trade

    • Assess the social and economic effects of the abolition of slave trade

  4. British Occupation of South Africa via the Cape

    • Explain the motives for the British interests at the Cape

    • Assess the tactics used by the British to occupy the Cape

    • Explain the reasons for the Boer trek

    • Assess the effects of the Boer trek

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