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Why did Europeans first become interested in Africa?
for trade route purposes.
for better soccer players
What is Imperialism?
when citizens protest what the government is doing
where a strong country takes wealth and raw materials from another country
when the prime minister of a country dies and is replaced
when a new monarch is crowned
During this time of colonialism of Africa, many European countries expanded their empires by aggressively establishing colonies in Africa so that they
teach Africans world history
could hold conventions and parties
live one with the country
could exploit and export Africa’s resources
What is Nationalism?
a strong sense of pride in one's nation
a strong sense of disappointment in the government leaders
a strong sense of pride in one's religion
a strong sense of pride in one's traditions
In the 1800's, no major European nation wanted to be without colonies, which led to this
World War I
World War II
Scramble for America
Scramble for Africa
The purpose of the Berlin Conference was to discuss:
World issues and conflicts
The best trade routes from Germany
America’s independence from Britain
The partitioning of Africa
How many African countries were invited to the Berlin Conference?
After the Berlin Conference which European country owned most of Africa
European countries kidnapped African slaves and
forced them to work on plantations and mines in their colonies in the New World
made them go to schools throughout Europe
made them dress like Europeans and speak English
imprisoned them in African jails
Europeans placed colonies in Africa into administrative districts and
gave tribal leaders the power to govern themselves
allowed them to re-gain ownership of their land
Forced the Africans to go along with their demands.
protected Africans from the slavery trade
The 1800s was a time of great industrialization in Europe and it was called
Which of the following describes what artificial political boundaries caused in Africa?
a push for the continent to unite into one country
civil wars, conflict, and tension between rival ethnic groups
True of False: The idea of "Christianizing" Africa made many Europeans look favorably on the colonization of the continent.
True, its one of the reasons Europeans nations gave for colonizing Africa.
False, most European nations practiced Islam, and would not use Christianity as a reason to colonize.
What does it mean to assimilate?
to divide land based on need
become absorbed and integrated into a society or culture
resist occupation through peaceful tactics
remove all resistance and force ones to work for you.
What does partitioning mean?
to divide up
to take over
to cause conflict