2 February 23, 2015 Bellringer True or False?? The United States occupied Egypt in 1882 to protect its interests and maintain the security of the Suez Canal.Write your responses in your notebooks along with this question!!
3 Belgian CongoLeopold II – The king of Belgium who claimed territory for himself.Created a personal fortune by exploiting the Congo’s natural resourcesForced Congolese subjects to extract rubberMillions of workers died from overwork and disease
4 The ZuluIn the early 1800s, their leader Shaka built a strong Zulu kingdom1879 – British invade Zulu territoryCetshwayo – Shaka’s nephew, wins a major victory against the BritishBritish defeat the ZuluAnnex their kingdom as a colony
5 Ethiopia Only African nation to retain their independence Menelik II – modernized and established a modern armyEthiopian forces led by Menelik II defeated the Italians at the Battle of Adwa (1896)
6 French West AfricaSamory Touré – Malinke leader, fought the French for 15 years, declares himself king of Guinea1898 French capture Touré and ends all resistance in West Africa
7 German East Africa Africans call on their gods for spiritual guidance To combat Germans, Africans sprinkle majic water on them – “maji” to protect them from bulletsMaji Maji Rebellion quickly put down and Germans kill tens of thousands
8 HomeworkSection 3 Assessment Page 362, 1-4 Quiz on Thursday Complete question four! Do not leave it blank. You can do it!!!