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The Scramble for Africa Chapter 11 Section 3. Bellringer February 18, 2015 How much time do you take to study for your quizzes? How much time do you take.

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1 The Scramble for Africa Chapter 11 Section 3

2 Bellringer February 18, 2015 How much time do you take to study for your quizzes? How much time do you take to study for your quizzes?

3 Scientific Advances Quinine- A drug that protected Europeans from Malaria. from Malaria. Machine Guns- Gave military advantages to Europeans; African weapons cannot Europeans; African weapons cannot compete. compete.Telegraph Railroad Made travel and communication easier Steamship

4 Suez Canal Shortened the trip from Europe to the Indian Ocean Shortened the trip from Europe to the Indian Ocean Made trade and rule Made trade and rule over Asia more convenient. over Asia more convenient.

5 Berlin Conference Stated that when a European nation claims African territory it must notify other nations and must prove it can control the territory. Stated that when a European nation claims African territory it must notify other nations and must prove it can control the territory. Included: Included: Britain, Germany, Russia Britain, Germany, Russia France, Belgium, Italy, France, Belgium, Italy, Portugal, and Spain Portugal, and Spain

6 Boer War Boers= Dutch settlers who lived in south Africa (Dutch have been in Africa since 1600s.) since 1600s.) - British come in want land. -The Boers refuse, war breaks out. -British are victorious and establish the nation of South establish the nation of South Africa in Africa in South Africa is self governing but under British control.

7 Ethiopia Read page 358. How did Ethiopia resist imperialism?? How did Ethiopia resist imperialism??


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