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What is the scramble for Africa? A process of invasion, occupation, colonization of African territory by European powers during the New Imperialism period. Facts!- - Europe colonized Africa for new trade routes, wealth, natural resources. Each wanted the biggest colony.
What was the purpose for the Berlin Conference? To lay down rules regarding the division of Africa without going to war for it.
Why Colonize Africa? Europeans wanted to spread Christianity, the need for natural resources, markets, and reputation. Facts!- Gold, God, and Glory were reasons for European colonization.
What is Imperialism? A policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force. Facts!- The scramble for Africa was an example of imperialism
Which countries were better prepared for independence? Countries that were colonized by Great Britain were better prepared for independence. Facts!- Most nations in Africa were colonized by European states
What is nationalism? Patriotic feeling, principles, or efforts. Facts!- Africans wanted to take control of their own governments, land, and resources. The Pan-African movement was an example of nationalism
What is Pan- Africanism? The idea that peoples of African descent have common interests and should be unified. Facts!- The purpose of the Pan African Movement was to establish independence among African Nations
How were the independence movements of Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa similar and different from each other? N/A- An answer will be in soon!
Who were the Mau-Mau? The "Mau Mau" were insurgents who fought against British colonial rule in 1950s. Facts!- The Mau-Mau used violence and force to get self-rule for Kenya. Its main aim was to remove British rule and European settlers from the country.
What is Apartheid? A policy or system of segregation or discrimination on grounds of race.
Who was Nelson Mandela? A South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist, who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. Facts!- Nelson spent 27 years in jail because he protested for racial equality.
Who was F.W De Klerk? Politician who as president of South Africa (1989–94) brought the apartheid system of racial segregation to an end and negotiated a transition to majority rule in his country. Facts!- He let Nelson Mandela out of prison
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