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Aim: How did Africans Resist Imperialism? Do Now: 1. Analyze the following images. 2. How do these images reflect African culture prior to European Imperialism?

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1 Aim: How did Africans Resist Imperialism? Do Now: 1. Analyze the following images. 2. How do these images reflect African culture prior to European Imperialism? Monday – November 24, 2014 Mr. Lombardi

2 Imperialism In Africa Europeans felt that Africans were not using the natural resources from their land, meanwhile the Europeans needed natural resources for industrialization. Europeans met at the Berlin Conference in 1884 and used military force and “trickery” in order to colonize Africa.

3 Domain-Specific Vocabulary 1. Maji Maji Rebellion: a violent resistance to colonial German rule by several indigenous communities in German East Africa 2. Shaka Zulu: one of the most influential monarchs of the Zulu Kingdom. 3. Menelik II: Emperor of Ethiopia (1889–1913). One of Ethiopia’s greatest rulers; expanded the empire almost to its present-day borders; repelled an Italian invasion in 1896.

4 Activity In groups of 3, each student is assigned either document 1, 2, or 3. Each student will share his or her response and information about each document within the group. Group will collectively complete the graphic organizer. Imperial Nation Colony/CountryDescribe the Resistance MovementResults

5 Summary Why were Africans unwilling to accept European Imperialism? List and explain the methods used to resist Imperialism. (Minimum of 5-8 sentences)


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