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1 Imperialism WebQuest World History with Ms. ViviritoMs. Vivirito

2 Task Page 1 The Scramble for Africa 1.Answer the following questions based upon the map:map A.How many different countries have colonies? B.Which country has the largest colonial empire? C.Which continents are almost completely controlled by other countries? D.Which continents are only controlled by a few countries? 2.Answer the following questions based upon cartoon:cartoon A.Which European countries were fighting for a position in Africa? B.Based on the reading you just did, is the cartoon accurate? Does it really show what was going on at the time? Why or why not? C.How did the Berlin Conference lead to the situation shown in this cartoon?

3 Task Page 2 Data on Colonial Empires 1.Answer the following questions using the charts:charts A.About how many square miles of territory does France control? Great Britain? Germany? B.What is the TOTAL population controlled by the 5 countries shown in this chart? C.For what purpose might these imperial nations use these people? D.Based on this information, which country has the largest colonial empire? Does this answer agree with your answer to question 2 above in section A 'Imperialism Map' ? 2.Answer the following questions using the chart:chart 1.What percentage of Africa is colonized by 1914? 2.Identify three effects this might have on the world.

4 Task Page 3 Africa Map Comparison 1.Answer the following questions using the maps:maps A.What is the main difference between the 2 maps? B.What part did the Berlin Conference play in the creation of the latter map? C.What happened to the native African political entities by 1914? D.According to the latter map, which two European countries held the most territory in Africa? 2.Answer the following question using the maps:maps A.How did the Scramble for Africa in the 1800's and 1900's affect the current borders of Africa?

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6 Area of Colonies 1914 Population of Colonies

7 Political Divisions in Africa 1913

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9 Africa Today


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