The Scramble For Africa

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THE SCRAMBLE FOR AFRICA The scramble for Africa, also known as the Race for Africa, was the rush or hurry for African territories by European powers. These European powers rushed for African territories due to several reasons. These causes can be categorized into economic, social, political and humanitarian/social reasons. Partitioning is simply the division/sharing of African land among European powers. SCHOOL:CARITAS SECONDARY SCHOOL GRADE :TEN(SENIOR) TOPIC: THE SCRAMBLE FOR AFRICA OBJECTIVES: PSBAT: 1. Define Imperialism, Scramble and Partition of Africa 2. Describe the reasons for the Scramble for Africa 3. Describe and list the outcome of the Berlin Conference of 1884/85 4. Narrate the incidents during the Scramble for Africa 5. Describe the results of the Scramble for Africa 6. Identify countries that were colonies by European countries in Africa European imperialism Imperialism is a term that refers to the economic and political domination or control of one country or nation by another one which is technologically and economically more advanced. Therefore, European imperialism was the economic and political domination of other nations world over by European powers. For more than three centuries the European nations had extended their influence and imperialism into other continents such as Asia, Latin America, the West Indies, and Africa. This was possible because these European nations were relatively economically and militarily stronger than the people of other continents. The Scramble and Partition of Africa The scramble for Africa, also known as the Race for Africa, was the rush or hurry for African territories by European powers. These European powers rushed for African territories due to several reasons. These causes can be categorized into economic,
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