Imperialism occurred in the late 19th century imperialism is a Country Extending its power through Military or Diplomacy, which causes the country to expand. Expansion Occurs when the Country’s power is greater than the obstacle stopping the country from expanding.
The Europeans Had Their Eyes on ruling Africa, They Conquered A Big Chunk of Africa Before Reaching a point where they couldn’t Progress anymore. Factors such as disease and the people fighting back stopped them from progressing any farther. In 1884, Hiram Maxim Invented The Maxim Gun which was an Extremely powerful weapon at the time. With this new weapon, The Europeans Attacked the remaining African Countries.
As The Europeans Slowly took Over Africa, They Decided not to Kill the leaders of every country, But they went to each leader and offered them Money and some power. But in return, The Europeans will tell the leaders what to do, and the leaders will tell their people what to do. With this strategy, The Europeans wouldn’t have to kill everybody and it will cost them money and less and the people will be happier taking orders from their old leader then a new European leader.
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The money that they made was extremely crucial for their goal of taking over Africa. Since more money means buy more stuff which means buy more weapons which means more guns to help take over Africa. Most of the money made by the Europeans was Them selling Opium. Opium was a drug that was sold to the chinese which generated Profit.
CONCLUSION In Conclusion, The Europeans came to take over the world in the 1800s because of their Technological advancement and Trade. And Were able to keep the land theirs, because of the usage of Indirect