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Chapter 12 Section 1-2
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The domination by one countrty of the political , economic , or cultural life of another country of region.
Local rulers were left in place but were expected to follow the advice of European advisors on issues such as trade or missionary activity
3. Sphere of Influence
An area in which an outside power claimed exclusive investment or trading privileges
4. What were the causes of Imperialism?
White Man's Burden
5. When did the new imperialism begin & end ?
6. Why did western imperialism spread so quickly ?
a. Old empires were in decline ( Ottoman, Mughal, Qing)
b. Slavery undermined African empires
c. West had Well organized gov'ts
d. West had strong economies
Descendants of Dutch settlers
8. The Great Trek
when South Africa became a British possession, many boers migrated north to est. their own settlements
A country in West Africa settled by freed US slaves
The system of governing a country as a father would a child
12. Boer War
A war from 1899-1902 which GB defeated the Boers of South Africa
13. Berlin Conference
International meeting in 1884 of European nations to settle colonial claims in Africa
14. Battle of Adowa
A stunning victory for Ethiopia and a disaster for Italy
16. Usman dan Fodio
Fulani ( Nigerian) scholar & preacher who denounced the corruption of the local Hausa rulers; called for social & religious reforms based on Islamic law. Inspired people to rise up against their European rulers
Leader of the Zulus in Southern Africa who waged war & conquered many nearby peoples to create the Zulu nation
18. David Livingstone
Best-known British explorer & missionary who crisscrossed Africa & wrote about the people he met.
19. Henry Stanley
American Journalist; trekked into Central Africa to find Livingston .
20. King Leopoldo II
King of Belgium; hired Stanley to explore the Congo River basin
21. Samori Touré
Algerian who fought French forces in West Africa in order to build his own empire
22. Cecil Rhodes
British explorer; founder of Rhodesia; wealthy diamond & gold miner> became one of the richest men in the world; supported British imperialism
23. Yaa Asantewa
Asante queen who fought against British in West Africa
Military leader of Shona in Zimbabwe. Was captured and executed
25. Menelik II
Ethiopian King that modernized his country & successfully prevented Italy from colonizing the country
The Cape Colony became a British possession
Liberia became an independent republic
Henry Stanley tracked Livingstone down in present day Tanzania
The Berlin conference met to divide up Africa & established rules for staking colonial claims
Leopoldo was turned over to the Belgian government. It became Belgian Congo.
The British united the Cape Colony and the former Boer republics into the Union of South Africa
System of racial segregation ended in Sourh Africa
33. Refer to the map on pg. 395 & answer the following questions:
a. In which part of Africa were most of Frances colonies located ?
b. How did imperialism in Africa in 1850 compare with that in 1914
A: North & West
B: By 1914, European colonies had spread across most of the continent & very few regions remained independent
34. Refer to the biography box on pg. 396 and answer the following question: how was Cecil Rhodes' desire for power illustrated by the picture ?
He is standing on the continent of Africa . Which means he wants to run all of Africa
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