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Scramble for Africa. By Will Pearce Nathan Harviala. Berlin Conference of 1884. Leave trade in Basin alone The slave trade Neutrality to the tribes Traveling in Basin Traveling in Niger Future occupation of coast. Division of Africa. How to claim influence over land in Africa.

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scramble for africa

Scramble for Africa

By

Will Pearce

Nathan Harviala

Nathan Harviala

berlin conference of 1884
Berlin Conference of 1884
  • Leave trade in Basin alone
  • The slave trade
  • Neutrality to the tribes
  • Traveling in Basin
  • Traveling in Niger
  • Future occupation of coast
how to claim influence over land in africa
How to claim influence over land in Africa
  • Must have influence
  • Must be good leaders
how the division was decided
How the division was decided
  • Based on power of each country
  • Britain took over Egypt later
names of the countries involved
Names of the countries involved
  • Britain
  • France
  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • Ottoman Empire
  • United States of America
ethnocentrism
Ethnocentrism
  • Belief that one culture is superior to another
why europe wanted to control africa
Why Europe wanted to control Africa
  • Wanted slaves and resources
  • Spread Christianity
when the scramble began
When the Scramble began
  • 1881
  • French moved into Tunis

1881

why africa was called the dark continent
Why Africa was called the “Dark Continent”
  • Not because of native’s skin
  • Was mysterious for so long to Europeans
major european influences on africa
Major European influences on Africa
  • Britain, France biggest influences
  • Took over most land
mines employ african workers
Mines employ African workers
  • Mined gold, diamonds
  • Worked little/no wage
benefits downsides to african natives
Benefits/downsides to African natives
  • Were enemies with other tribes
  • Had to work for living, long hours
  • Good workers
work cited
Work cited
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work cited cont
Work cited (cont.)
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