History of Madagascar

Can you answer these questions about the history of Madagascar?
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What country colonized Madagascar between 1897–1958?
France
What was abolished in 1896?
Slavery
What Southeast Asian country do the original settlers of Madagascar surprisingly come from?
Indonesia
What gigantic bird, that weighed five times as much as an ostrich, went extinct by 1200 AD?
Elephant Bird
By what 13th century Italian explorer was the name "Madagascar" possibly invented?
Marco Polo
What African M capital did he confuse the island with?
Mogadishu
What was the first European country to visit Madagascar?
Portugal
What "ism" was the state ideology of Madagascar between 1975–1992?
Socialism
What was the title of Ranavalona and Rasoherina of Madagascar?
Queen
What group of people was the ditched "Madagascar Plan" supposed to forcibly
relocate from Europe to Madagascar?
European Jews
What animation studio produced the movie "Madagascar" in 2005?
DreamWorks
Of what ethnic group did a wave of migrants from southeastern Africa arrive around 1000 AD?
Bantu
What ethnic group began the written history of Madagascar in the 10th century?
Arabs
What C term refers to a form of unpaid labour owed by a vassal to his feudal lord?
(as the Malagasy people were required to fulfill during colonial times)
Corvée
For what type of criminals was Île Sainte-Marie a haven off the coast of Madagascar?
Pirates
What region in northern Madagascar was designated as UNESCO
World Heritage Site in 2007?
Rainforests of
the Atsinanana
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