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What is extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force?
Why were European countries interested in colonizing Africa during the Age of Imperialism?
They wanted Africa's natural resources
They wanted land to develop new types of ships
They wanted to create a perfect society
They wanted to learn new languages
What does the phrase "the sun never sets over the British Empire" mean?
it's always sunny in Britain
it shows how large their empire was
it shows how dangerous they were
is a reference to the shiny money they had
In 1905 the Kaiser visited Morocco and made a speech. What did he say in his speech?
He wanted Morocco and Germany to be trading partners.
He supported France in taking over Morocco.
He wanted to take over Morocco.
He supported Moroccan independence
In 1906 an international conference was held to discuss the issues in Morocco. In which place was it held?
In 1907, following the first Moroccan Crisis three European countries formed an alliance. Which three countries?
Italy, Germany and Austria-Hungary
Britain, France and Italy
Britain, France and Russia
Austria-Hungary, Serbia and Turkey
How did the Kaiser view the Triple Entente?
A circle of friendship
With his eyes! boom boom!
An excuse to start a war
A threatening, hostile policy of encirclement
What happened in 1911?
The Kaiser tried to take over Morocco
The French tried to take over Morocco
The British made an alliance with Russia
Germany made an alliance with Italy
When the French tried to take over Morocco in 1911 the Germans responded by sending a gunboat to Agadir. What was the name of the gunboat?
When the Germans sent The Panther to Agadir why were the British concerned?
They had a naval base at Agadir
The were worried about the Moroccan people
The didn't want German ships in the Mediterranean
The Panther was better than their ships
In 1911 their was a conference to discuss Morocco. What was decided?
Germany would be given Morocco and France would be given land in Central Africa.
France would be given Morocco and Germany would be given land in Central Africa.
Morocco would be independent and France and Germany would have land in Central Africa.
Britain would control everywhere because they had the biggest navy.
in 1911 Britain and France made an agreement behind Germany's back. What was agreed?
Everyone would speak French
The French navy would patrol the Mediterranean
Germany would not be allowed a navy
The British navy would defend France's Atlantic and North Sea coasts