Began stampede for colonies in Africa
King Leopold II's activities in the Congo
Controlled much of Northern & West-Central Africa
Modernized Ethiopia and maintained independence from Italy
Victims of genocide by the Turks
Motivated groups like the British East India company to colonize places like India
British used this type of control
An economic situation when a nation imports more than it exports
Built the Suez Canal
India: Where East meets West
What led to the Boer War?
Discovery of gold & diamonds on Boer-held lands
Queen Yaa Asantewaa's "claim to fame"
Led the fight against the British in West Africa
Trekked into Central Africa to find Dr. David Livingston
What caused the Sepoy Rebellion?
Several laws were passed overriding the religious beliefs of the sepoys
What outraged Indian Leaders in 1939?
British brought India into World War II
Former Eastern part of Pakistan
How did the Opium War start?
Britain refused China's demand to stop selling Opium
Sino-Japanese War showed...
While China remained backward, Japan had modernized
Dr. David Livingstone
Explorer and missionary
Wrote "The White Man's Burden"
"The Sun never sets on the _____ Empire"
Made a great fortune from diamonds in Africa
Balance of Trade
Difference between how much a nation imports and exports
French, Portuguese and Italian countries used this type of control
Nationalism, Democracy & Livelihood
The "Three Principles of the People"
Open Door Policy
Proposed having equal access to Chinese trade for the Western powers
Wahhabi Reform Movement
Islamic Reform movement that called for a Return to the purity and simplicity of Muhammad's teaching
Father of Modern Egypt
Sphere of Influence
Area in which an outside power claims exclusive investment or trading privileges
Benefits the British brought to India
New communication systems, an impressive railroad network, a revised legal system
King Leopold II
Exploited the natives of the Congo
First Prime Minister of India
Custom calling for a wife to join her husband by throwing herself on his funeral pyre
Hindu doctrine of non-violence
The isolation of women in separate quarters
First Prime Minister of Pakistan