The Role Of Imperialism In Africa In The Late 1800s

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During the late 1800’s Britain was taking notice in three major interests in Africa that they wanted to take over for their own colonization and also for trade routes and for scrambles they could use during wars against the other countries. After the completion of the Suez Canal in 1869 that Britain began to take notice of different point of the continent especially Egypt. After the Canal was built the British found out that the Canal was a faster route to India, which could increase trade and increase the countries economy. The only problem was that the Canal was built by the French and at this time the French and the British weren’t so friendly with each other. While stocks were selling the British the Canal quietly bought a majority of
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