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    The Scramble For Africa

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    The Scramble For Africa After the Berlin conference‚ European powers occupied and colonized areas in Africa‚ in order to gain resources. But many Africans weren’t too happy with the idea of the Europeans coming in and controlling them. During the scramble of Africa‚ the actions and reactions of Africans was that some surrendered their territory and control over to the Europeans‚ while others rebelled against them. Others tried to appeal through religion and believed culture would give them

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    After the Berlin conference in 1884‚ imperialism was introduced. European countries conquered areas of Africa‚ and then took advantage of its people and land. All but two countries were colonized. The colonized countries of Africa each reacted differently to European actions during the scramble for Africa. African countries began to counter-claim these threats with violent‚ non-violent‚ and diplomatic tactics. African leaders advanced their methods of violence in conjunction with the African people

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    Running Head: GKE1 task 3 GKE Task 3 Melissa Holley Western Governors University GKE1 task 3 SECTION A: IMPERIALISM OR COLONIALISM The “Scramble for Africa” was a movement by the every European power during the Industrial revolution to claim as much land as possible in resource rich Africa‚ with a goal of expanding its wealth and empire. During the Berlin Conference of 1884‚ the Europeans established that individual countries could lay claim to African land simply by setting up government offices

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    Industrial Revolution Project The Scramble for Africa In the time between 1886 and 1914‚ there were events called European “scramble for Africa”. They were called “scramble for Africa” because there were a lot of European countries who colonized African countries and tried to seize lands in Africa. Soon‚ the European countries completely established themselves on the land of Africa making it open to Western exploration. As a result European countries colonized all Africa except Ethiopia and Liberia

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    Before the age of European imperialism in Africa‚ the core of the continent was totally unknown to European civilization. Prior to the colonial interests of the major European nations‚ the age of exploration in Africa opened up many parts of the continent ’s interior. Numerous expeditions of many explorers made the rapid colonization of Africa possible by showing the European nations what Africa held for them. Although explorers were the key that would open up entirely new issues of rivalry and conflict

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    in Africa which was known as the European Scramble for Africa. There are various ways of actions and reactions of the Africans in response to the European Scramble for Africa. Some are Peaceful Cooperation‚ some are violent‚ some are based on increased religion‚ and some are total rejection. These reactions are shown in Documents one‚ two‚ three‚ four‚ five‚ six‚ seven‚ eight‚ and nine. Each document has a person’s point of view and a date (1800’s-1907). A reaction for the European Scramble was

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    The Scramble for Africa or the Race for Africa was a historical event taken place during the New Imperialism period‚ between 1881 and World War I in 1914. It was a race for the European countries in invading‚ colonizing‚ and imperializing Africa for its many rich resources. The Scramble of Africa impacted both historical and modern-day Africa and African American Africa was invaded by the Europeans‚ colonized and imperialized for its resources. To imperialize means‚ when a country strengthens

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    Colonization of Africa

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    perspective. The colonization of Africa has a long history‚ and can be explained as being set in motion as early as 200 AD‚ with the migration of Bantu speaking Africans from central Africa to the south of Africa due to the agricultural boom and overpopulation of tribes‚ known as one of the largest human migrations in history (ref). Following the migration of the Bantu language group was the spread of Islam from 750 – 1500 AD‚ which was first accepted in West Africa by the Dya’ogo Dynasty. Following

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    saw massive increase of European nations seeking territory in Africa. Europeans seeking rights to land‚ resources‚ and trading routes in Africa had to compete with other nations‚ corporations‚ and African natives. In order to gain these rights from the native people‚ Europeans would make unfair treaties and contracts with African tribes that took advantage of their‚ land‚ resources‚ and people. The title of the source‚ “Controlling Africa-The Standard Treaty” implies that this contract was used as

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    Africa‚ more land then all of Europe‚ filled with resources‚ and what would be a better place to take over. Well‚ the Europeans thought so. The Germans even called a conference with other countries to split up the land. There are so many things that motivated the Europeans to take over Africa‚ Pride‚ Land‚ Resources‚ and the need to civilize the unknown only being the most important reasons for the Europeans to Imperialize Africa. But‚ what was the main Motivation for strong Europeans nations control

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