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a country or a territory governed internally by a foreign power


a country with its own internal government but under the control of an outside power

sphere of influence

an area in which an outside power claims exclusive investment or trading privileges

economic imperialism

an independent but less developed country controlled by private business interests rather than other governments


country that primarily used indirect control when controlling countries

legislative council

the body created in British colonies that trained natives in the British systems of government


a way of direct control in which countries would provide for a colonies' needs, but not their desires


a method in which locals would adopt the culture of the imperialistic country


the country that used direct control in their imperialistic policies

Royal Niger Company

the company that invaded Nigeria after Britain received permission from the Berlin Conference to take control


one of the tribes in Nigeria that lived in the north


the tribe in Nigeria that lived in the southwest


the tribe in Nigeria that lived in the southeast


the religion the Hausa-Fulani followed

Edward Morel

a British journalist who lived in the congo during a period of resistance

Samori Toure

the Algerian ruler who led a resistance movement that lasted almost 50 years


the magic water that was used German East Africa by the local tribe in 1905

Menelik II

the emperor of Ethiopia who successfully defeated the European imperialists

Battle of Adowa

the battle fought by Menelik II against the Italians in 1896

Dadabjai Naoroji

the first Indian man to be elected to the British parliament

J.A. Hobson

a writer who wrote his book Imperialsim that impacted fellow Britons

Jules Ferry

a person who delivered a speech to the French national assembly on July 28, 1883 in support of imperialism

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