Presentation on theme: "Imperialism and The Berlin Conference"— Presentation transcript:
1 Imperialism and The Berlin Conference Scramble for AfricaImperialism and The Berlin Conference
2 Age of ImperialismImperialism- The quest for colonial empires
3 Motives for Imperialism Economic gainPolitical and military competitionA belief in the superiority of the Anglo Saxon race..
4 Factors that Drove Imperialism IndustrializationThe need for marketsThe need for raw materialsThe desire for powerThe desire for prestige
5 Scramble 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
6 Circa Before Colonization AfricaCirca Before ColonizationScramble for Africa
7 Berlin 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
8 Countries of the Conference Austria-HungaryBelgiumDenmarkFranceGermanyGreat BritainItalythe NetherlandsPortugalRussiaSpainSweden-Norway (unified from )TurkeyUnited States of America (did not participate)
10 Any 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?