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Imperialism in Africa. J. Newman. West Africa. Slavery ruled illegal by Great Britain & the U.S. G.B. annexed the west coastal states- 1 st . British colony of Gold Coast & established protectorate of Nigeria France took the rest of West Africa

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Imperialism in africa

Imperialism in Africa

J. Newman


West africa

West Africa

  • Slavery ruled illegal by Great Britain & the U.S.

  • G.B. annexed the west coastal states- 1st. British colony of Gold Coast & established protectorate of Nigeria

  • France took the rest of West Africa

  • Germany controlled Togo, Cameroon, German Southwest Africa, & German East Africa


North africa

North Africa

  • 1805- Muhammad Ali seized power & established an Egyptian state (signed w/ France to build the Suez Canal)

    • Egyptian forces revolted against British influence, BR won, & Egypt became a British protectorate


North africa continued

North africa (continued…)

  • France controlled Algeria, a protectorate in Tunisia & the protectorate of Morocco

  • Italy & Ethiopia fought, but Italy was defeated. Ethiopia maintained their independence (until WWII)

    • Italy later took Turkish Tripoli (Libya)


Central africa livingstone stanley

Central Africa: Livingstone & Stanley

  • Livingstone & Stanley

    • Livingstone (explorer/medical missionary went to Africa 1841), in & out of Africa for 30 years, went missing last 6 years, Stanley (a journalist from the New York Herald) sent to find him.

    • Quote- “Dr. Livingstone, I presume?”

Livingstone

Stanley


Central africa continued

Central Africa (Continued…)

  • King Leopold II (Belgium) established settlements in the Congo.

  • France occupied the areas not controlled by Belgium.


East africa

East Africa

  • Berlin Conference

    • Recognized both British & German claims for territory

    • No African delegates present. Why?

    • Portugal received Mozambique


South africa

South Africa

  • Boer War

    • Boers/Afrikaners (Dutch settlers) vs. the British vs. the Zulus

    • Britain won

  • Union of South Africa created by Great Britain (combined Cape Colony & Boer republics)

Concentration camp for Boers

Apartheid (1960s-1990s) will be created

b/w white controlled govt.

& blacks in South Africa


South africa continued

South Africa (continued…)

  • Liberia- created as a homeland for freed U.S. slaves

    • Remained a free state along with Ethiopia (only 2 free states in Africa!)


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