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Group work directions for today Get together with your group Collect your groups summaries and one pagers and staple them together If they are all on a computer, then send them all to one person. Then, have that one person send it to me at my address:
According to this primary source picture, what is the “White Man’s Burden?” Analyze and write down your thoughts about the picture, as well as what details in the picture helped you answer the question.
What is Imperialism?! Read pages and fill in the blank spaces on the guided notes. Please, skip 3B on the guided notes on the backside You have 10 minutes once the bell rings to finish! There will be a quiz on this and on the partition of Africa next week!
The scramble for Africa…and her resources!
Background- no need for notes for this section! Africa is 3 times the size of Europe Hundreds of different languages and dialects spoken Various tribes and governments controlled each region of Africa A variety of different climates and types of resources found in different regions of Africa.
West Africa Usman dan Fodio- denounces European rulers and advocates for Islam Set up Islamic state in W. Africa Inspires Muslim reforms in nearby areas In Forest regions of W. Africa, Asante Kingdom is powerful. Trades w./ European and Muslim nations Controll smaller states (tributary states) These tributaries ready to look towards Europeans to help them break free from Asante
East Africa Islam influence Focused on trade, mostly slaves. Ivory and copper were also brought in from central Africa and exchanged
Southern Africa Zulus emerge as dominant tribe in 1800s Shaka Zulu-leader Creates a Zulu Kingdom, has about 40,000 men under his command Would come into contact with the Boers Well armed Dutch settlers coming from the Cape Colony Cape Colony goes to British rule Boers begin Great Trek to north to escape British Rule/laws Come into contact with Zulu nation
European Contact increases- Now we take notes Prior, Europeans stay mostly on coast But, medical and technological advancements allow them to go to interior Steam ships Guns Quinine
Missionaries Paternalistic view: saw Africans as children who need guidance Built schools and medical buildings Dr. Livingstone Hated slavery End slavery through opening up interior of Africa for trade and Christianity Influence Tribal leaders to not get involved in slave trade
Scramble for Africa!!!! King Leopold III of Belgium sends Henry Stanley to lay claim to Congo region. This sets off scramble of other countries They knew this scramble would lead to bloodshed so they organize a conference….
Berlin Conference 1884 Berlin, Germany Who is not represented? Recognize Leopold's claims to Congo Region Establish rules: 1.Could not lay claim unless it set up a gov’t office there
Horrors in the Congo Exploit the resources and people Work them to death Leopold forced to give up his “personal” colony to the Belgian Gov’t Worst abuses end, but still exploited resources/people
Britain tries to expand Scattered throughout Africa Trying to connect from Egypt to Cape Colony in South Africa Boer Wars: between Boers and British British win and take over territories in South Africa. Set up constitution and will establish British racial segregated rule for decades