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sphere of influence
an area in which an outside power claims exclusive investment or trading privileges
an independent but less developed country controlled by private business interests rather than other governments
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
Royal Niger Company
the company that invaded Nigeria after Britain received permission from the Berlin Conference to take control
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