Presentation on theme: "Imperialism and The Berlin Conference"— Presentation transcript:
1Imperialism and The Berlin Conference Scramble for AfricaImperialism and The Berlin Conference
2Age of ImperialismImperialism- The quest for colonial empires
3Motives for Imperialism Economic gainPolitical and military competitionA belief in the superiority of the Anglo Saxon race..
4Factors that Drove Imperialism IndustrializationThe need for marketsThe need for raw materialsThe desire for powerThe desire for prestige
5Scramble For AfricaWestern European nations race to divide Africa among themselves.They draw territorial boundaries without regard to African’s ethnic, linguistic, and cultural divisions.British rule gives rise to nationalist feelings and to resistance movements
6Circa Before Colonization AfricaCirca Before ColonizationScramble for Africa
7Berlin Conference14 European countries try to set up rules to prevent nations from fighting each other for the division of AfricaCalled for by Portugal and organized by Otto von Bismarck, first Chancellor of Germany
8Countries of the Conference Austria-HungaryBelgiumDenmarkFranceGermanyGreat BritainItalythe NetherlandsPortugalRussiaSpainSweden-Norway (unified from )TurkeyUnited States of America (did not participate)
10Any new or additional countries added to the “colonization” of Africa? Africa 1918 (After WW1)Japan- part of the Entente Powers (England, France, Russia)Any new or additional countries added to the “colonization” of Africa?