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African Mask

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allyana white

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Foundation Geography Agriculture Population Economy Religion Video Ethiopia; the Rastafarian mask Social Classes Allyana White
SLE:Self-motivated learners who use technology. References Within Ethiopia is a highland of complex mountains divided by the Great Rift Valley.
Lowlands of Ethiopia are surrounded by steppes, and deserts, along lowlands deserts are fertile forest areas. Climate is a tropical monsoon, and cooler than most countries approximate to the Equator.
Major cities are located at elevations above sea level. Ethiopia's Climate and Environment The major portion of Ethiopia lies on the Horn of Africa, the easternmost part of African landmass.
Bordering countries of Ethiopia are Sudan, Eritrea, Kenya, and Somalia. Ethiopian religions include: Christianity, Judaism, Islam, and Paganism.
Christianity Ethiopians worship in the Ethiopian Tewahedo Church. Ethiopian Jews are known as Felashas or Beta Israel.
They also do not accept Christianity and return to practice Old Testament faith. Paganism was widely practiced in southern lowlands of Ethiopia.
60% of Ethiopia praticed Christianity, 30% practiced Islam, 15% of Ethiopians practiced Judaism and Paganism. Islam was introduced to Ehtiopia when prophet Muhammad sought refuge in one of their major kingdoms, Aksum.
The king of Aksum welcomed Muhammad, his religion, and offered protection. Ethiopian Major Crops and Crop Production Major staple crops included: cereals, pulses, oil seeds, and coffee.
Principal grains are t eff, wheat, barley, corn, and millet.
Oil seeds also include: castor beans, sunflower seeds, and peanuts Principal crops include: coffee, pulses, potatoes, sugarcane, and vegetables.
Agricultural techniques included: deforestation, overgrazing, and drought. The Ethiopian Church Orthodox has forbidden the consumption of animal fats on many days of the year.
Many Ethiopian Christians eat oil seeds as diet. 2,000 Jews live in bordered forests of Ethiopia. 30,000 Muslims live south lowlands of Ethiopia.
18,000 Catholics live in the highlands Ethiopia. 23,000 Christians live in lowlands of Ethiopia. Exports Governance Transportation Ethiopians are the largest producers of livestock in the world.
Exports included: coffee, gold, and leather products. Ethiopian livestock producers transported their products by railway, and airport.
Ethiopian Airlines transports most livestock products. Ethiopia established new Unity for Democracy and Justice, after an incident during election in 2005.
During elections in May 2005 their was an Ethiopian police massacre. Ethiopian Hierarchy Levels Upper Class: Lower Class: Middle Class: lawyers, metal workers, leather workers, and government employees slaves, and descendants of slaves birth and membership with famous social organization. http://www.everyculture.com/Cr-Ga/Ethiopia.html
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