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Chapter 26 AP Euro

AP European Chapter 26 Vocabulary

Algeciras Conference Conference provoked Germany backfired on Germany over the issues of the Morocco crisis.
Imperialism One who dominates the political, social, and economic life of another.
Belgian Congo exploited by Leopold II at Belgium under the Berlin Act, Leopold was supposed to act as a trustee. He violated the agreement and stripped the country of its resources.
Boer War English vs. Dutch settlers in South Africa. England won 1899-02, showed that English tactics were no good.
East India Company Dutch trading company worried about colonizing the world.
Congress of Berlin (1878) Assembly of representatives from Germany, Russia, Hungary, Britain, France, Italy, and the Ottoman Empire. Meeting was to reorganize the countries of the Balkans - led to greater nationalism.
Berlin Conference (1885) Meeting in Berlin, called by Bismarck to regulate European colonization of Africa - led to the scramble for Africa.
Fashoda Incident Conflict in Africa between France and Britain.
Cecil Rhodes Born in 1853, played a major political and economic role in colonial South Africa. He was a financier, statesman, and empire builder with a philosophy of mystical imperialism.
Protectorate Relationship between 2 states in which the understood to be stronger state guarantees to protect the weaker state from external aggression in return for full or partial control of its domestic and foreign affairs.
Sphere of Influence In international politics, the claim by a state to exclusive or predominant control over a foreign area or territory.
The White Man’s Burden 1899, Rudyard Kipling's poem, "The White Man's Burden," critical about imperialism. saw the world as Eurocentric and criticized the "white man's" need to westernize other cultures.
Heart of Darkness Joseph Conrad, 1902. The story reflects the physical and psychological shock Conrad himself experienced in 1890, when he worked briefly in the Belgian Congo.
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