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Title: Imperialism in Africa


1
Imperialism in Africa
2
European reasons for Imperialism
  • 1) 3)
  • 2) 4)

3
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4
Forms of Colonial Control
  • 1) Colony
  • 2) Protectorate
  • 3) Sphere of Influence
  • 4) Economic Imperialism

5
2 Methods of Colonial Management
  • 1) Indirect Control existing local political
    leaders managed the colony under the authority of
    the colonial power
  • 2) Direct Control bureaucrats from the colonial
    power were brought to the colony to govern

6
Direct Control (cont)
  • Paternalism governing people in a fatherly way,
    providing for their needs, but denying their
    rights
  • Assimilation the idea that local populations
    would eventually be absorbed into the colonial
    powers culture

7
The Berlin Conference
Meeting in Europe to divide Africa What
problems could this have caused for Africans?
8
African Resistance
  • Maji-Maji Rebellion German East Africa
    Africans believed if they sprinkled their bodies
    with magic water (maji-maji), German bullets
    would turn to water
  • Ethiopia the only country to successfully
    resist European imperialism (led by Menelik II)

9
Benefits of Colonial Rule
  • Reduced local warfare
  • improved
  • Education
  • Sanitation
  • Lifespans
  • Transportation
  • Communication

10
Negatives of Colonial Rule
  • Death from Euro. diseases and resistance to
    Europeans
  • loss of property
  • famine
  • breakdown of traditional ways of life
  • political divisionsgtethnic rivalries

11
Was Imperialism beneficial for the colonies in
which it was applied?
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