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1 Agenda Quiz Scramble for Africa –Notes Mexico –Notes Mexican American War Video

2 Objectives Explain Europeans scramble for Africa Understand the pattern of Mexican society in the late 1800s.

3 137. The Scramble for Africa By 1870s African slave trade was over Africans ruled Africans Europeans controlled a few ports

4 Africa Pre-Colonialism

5 What did the Europeans do? A. continue to let Africans rule Africa B. ask the Africans if they could share some of their resources C. forget about “the cake” that is Africa and take over more of Asia D. have a meeting with each other, make sure Africans don’t show up and the divide up to continent between the 7 of them.

6 What did the Europeans do? A. continue to let Africans rule Africa B. ask the Africans if they could share some of their resources C. forget about “the cake” that is Africa and take over more of Asia D. have a meeting with each other, make sure Africans don’t show up and the divide up to continent between the 7 of them.

7 THE SCRAMBLE FOR

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9 Berlin Conference Meeting in 1884 where European imperialist nations met to divide the continent among them

10 Africans no match Spears v. Guns? Africans easily defeated

11 Example In one battle: British = 48 dead African warriors = more than 10,000 Moral of the story: don’t bring a spear to a machine gun fight.

12 Some difficulty? Ethiopia remained kept independence –Had modern weapons Other places took years

13 Borders… How did they make them? –Cultural groups/tribes didn’t matter.

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15 Between a dramatic shift occurs

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18 Imperialism Europeans took rubber, gold, diamonds, cotton, and peanuts. White Europeans controlled black Africans

19 European Domination Stops Africa’s development Nearly destroys African culture

20 Using the chart, answer the following questions What % of Africa was colonized? Which two countries have the MOST territory? How much of Africa is independent?

21 What is the difference between the two maps? What part do you think the Berlin Conference played in the creation of Map 2? According to the map which two European countries held the most territory? Why do you think this is? What do you think happened to the native African cultures and traditions by 1914? 2 1

22 Scramble for Africa

23 According to this film, how did the Scramble for Africa impact present day Africa?

24 Read/highlight

25 138. Mexico Who did Mexico gain its independence from?

26 138. Mexico Who did Mexico gain its independence from? SPAIN

27 Mexico Became a republic –Guaranteed basic rights, didn’t end inequality in Mexican society

28 Mexican Society Small number of whites controlled millions of indigenous people.

29 Trouble with U.S. What is the difference between the two names: Mexican-American War U.S. Invasion of Mexico

30 Manifest Destiny American belief that the United States was destined to expand across the continent.

31 Mexican American War President invades Mexico and adds 500,000 sq miles to the United States. Very controversial war

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34 Latter half of 1800s Mexico industrialized Whites benefitted, poor stayed poor

35 Latin American Pattern They won freedom from who? With who’s help?

36 Latin American Pattern They won freedom from who? –SPAIN With who’s help? –SIMON BOLIVAR

37 Pattern Liberal revolts to win freedom Conservatives rule to protect upper-class

38 Latin American Industrialism IR happened Elites benefit MOST were “have nots”

39 Read/highlight

40 Review

41 Mexican American War


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