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Unit 3: Imperialism in Africa
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Represented how advanced European powers were militarily in relation to African tribes, who didn't stand a chance against it.
Scramble for Africa
Competition among European nations to colonize Africa as fast as they could to prevent other nations from getting more resources
King Leopold II
King of Belgium who ignited the "scramble" because he desperately wanted to establish colonies in Africa that would make Belgium wealthier
A meeting from 1884-1885 at which representatives of European nations agreed on rules colonization of Africa
A South African policy of complete legal separation of the races, including the banning of all social contacts between blacks and whites.
South African statesman who was released from prison to become the nation's first democratically elected president in 1994 (born in 1918)
Powerful warrior tribe in southern Africa. Fought dutch settlers who were expanding further north. The Dutch used modern weapons and defeated them with few casualties of their own.
Dutch settlers in south Africa. Farmers
Area in central Africa conquered by Belgium which started the "Scramble for Africa"
The application of ideas about evolution and "survival of the fittest" to human societies - particularly as a justification for their imperialist expansion.
F.W. de Klerk
White South African prime minister in the late 1980s and early 1990s; Helped to dismantle the apartheid system and opened the way for a democratically elected government that represented all South Africans for the first time.
British-American explorer of Africa, famous for his expeditions in search of Dr. David Livingstone. He helped King Leopold II establish the Congo Free State.
Colonial army used to maintain order in the Belgian Congo; during the early stages of King Leopold's rule, it was responsible for bullying local communities.
The movement of the Bantu peoples southward throughout Africa, spreading their language and culture, from around 500 b.c. to around A.D 1000
For many centuries the Khosian people lived Southern Africa. Divided into several ethnic. The Khosian were hunter-gatherers and herders. Brought languages and tools.
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