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Scramble for Africa. Rohan Kaul, Jason Tew. Berlin Conference of 1884. 1884 Called to negotiate questions Major western powers. http://images.tribe.net/tribe/upload/photo/0aa/e26/0aae26f0-070d-4b15-89a8-670e43babf69. Division of Africa.

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scramble for africa

Scramble for Africa

Rohan Kaul, Jason Tew

berlin conference of 1884
Berlin Conference of 1884

1884

Called to negotiate questions

Major western powers

http://images.tribe.net/tribe/upload/photo/0aa/e26/0aae26f0-070d-4b15-89a8-670e43babf69

division of africa
Division of Africa

Afterwards, it was divided up into 50 irregular countries.

http://wps.ablongman.com/wps/media/objects/262/268312/art/figures/KISH_25_575.gif

influence
Influence

Mainly from economic and military dominance

Not a lot of alliances in Africa, so it was divide and conquer.

http://www.worldculturepictorial.com/images/content_2/british_military_band_handover-ceremony_iraq.jpg

ethnocentris m
Ethnocentrism

The belief that one’s ethnicity is centrally important.

Led to a civil war

Mainly applies after the British had left.

http://interculturaljournal.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/ethnocentrism.jpg?w=297&h=349

europe s reasons for controlling africa
Europe’s reasons for controlling Africa

Mainly for it’s natural resources.

Imperialism

Wanted to create a large overseas empire.

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citations
Citations
  • Crowe, Sybil E. (1942). The Berlin West African Conference, 1884–1985. New York: Longmans, Green. ISBN 0837132878 (1981, New ed. edition).
  • Kevin Shillington, Encyclopedia of African history‎, (CRC Press: 2005), p.1406.
  • R, Robinson, J.Gallagher and A. Denny, Africa and the Victorians, London, 1965, Page. 175.
  • Kevin Shillington, History of Africa: Revised Second Edition, (New York: Macmillian Publishers Limited, 2005), 301
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