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Chapter 27.2 Important Terms

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colony
a country or a territory governed internally by a foreign power
protectorate
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
Britain
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
paternalism
a way of direct control in which countries would provide for a colonies' needs, but not their desires
assimilation
a method in which locals would adopt the culture of the imperialistic country
France
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
Hausa-Fulani
one of the tribes in Nigeria that lived in the north
Yoruba
the tribe in Nigeria that lived in the southwest
Igbo
the tribe in Nigeria that lived in the southeast
Islam
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
maji-maji
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