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A migration of Dutch colonists out of British-controlled territory in South Africa during the 1830s.
Transvaal and Orange Free State in southern Africa, established to assert independence of Boers from British colonial government in Cape Colony in the 1850s, discover of diamonds and precious metals caused British migration into the Boer area in the 1860s
(1899-1902) War between Great Britain and the Boers in South Africa over control of rich mining country. Great Britain won and created the Union of South Africa comprised of all the South African colonies.
A policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force.
king leopold II
King of Belgium (r. 1865-1909). He was active in encouraging the exploration of Central Africa and became the infamous ruler of the Congo Free State (to 1908).
(1884-1885) During European Imperialism, various European leaders met in Berlin, Germany to discuss plans for dividing Africa peacefully. These leaders had little regard for African independence, and had no representation for native Africans. This began the process of imperializing Africa.
Scramble for Africa
Sudden wave of conquests in Africa by European powers in the 1880s and 1890s. Britain obtained most of eastern Africa, France most of northwestern Africa. Other countries (Germany, Belgium, Portugal, Italy, and Spain) acquired lesser amounts.
A division into parts, like the 1947 division of the British colony of India into nations of India and Pakistan.
The name given to the period and territory of direct British colonial rule in South Asia between 1858 and 1947--from the time of the attempted Indian Revolt (Sepoy Mutany) to the Independence of India.
1783-1830, Venezuelan statesman: leader of revolt of South American colonies against Spanish rule.
Leader of slave indep mvmt on island of St Domingue
By the 1830s, Latin America was mostly ruled by these military dictators from the creole class (American-born European-descendant).
People who favor national action over action at the state and local levels.
A term used to describe supporters of the Constitution during ratification debates in state legislatures.
A version of market-oriented development theory that argues that low-income societies develop economically only if they give up their traditional ways and adopt modern economic institutions, technologies, and cultural values that emphasize savings and productive investment.
a model of economic and social development that explains global inequality in terms of the historical exploitation of poor nations by rich ones