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The social theory that was based on Charles Darwin's ideas about evolution and "survival of the fittest." Social Darwinism
An African chief who around 1816 used highly disciplined warriors and good military organization to create a large centralized state. Shaka Zulu
Dutch settlers that gradually took Africa's land and established large farms. Boers
A war fought between the British and the Boers. It was the first modern "total" war. Boer War
Quinine protected Europeans from becoming infected with ____________. malaria
A meeting that was held in 1884-85 to settle the rules for the division of Africa. Berlin Conference
The only African territories that remained free from European control by 1914 were ____________ and ______________. Liberia and Ethiopia
Africans spoke over _________ different languages. 1,000
In 1880 Europeans controlled _____ of Africa mainly on the sea coast. 10%
The belief that one race is superior to others. Racism
Europeans acquired the ____________ around 1884 while Africans were required to rely on outdated weapons. Maxim Gun
The scramble for African territory began around ________. 1880
Peanuts, palm oil, cocoa, and rubber were grown on plantations by businesses as _____________. cash-crops
Copper and tin were found in the _____________ _____________. Belgian Congo
Gold and diamonds were found in __________ __________. South Africa
What revolution sparked Europe's search for new markets and raw materials to further improve their economies? Industrial
The invention of the _________ _________ allowed Europeans to easily travel on rivers to establish bases of control in Africa. steam engine
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