10 Morocco Good for Trade Re-supply Ships Time of War Western border to AlgeriaFrance also takescontrol of Morocco
11 CompetitionEuropean rivalries flared in North Africa because of the strategic importance of the countries on the Mediterranean and proximity to Europe.France calls a conference in Algiers with other powers to determine protectorates.
12 Algiers Conference Spain ----- Spanish Morocco France Algeria, TunisiaItaly LibyaBritain Egypt, Cyprus, SudanGermany Gets Nothing, gets really upset until France gives them Southwest Africa
13 Tunisia Poor backward nation The leader constantly borrows money and is always in debt.Britain and France both interested in TunisiaThey strike a deal and France gets Tunisia, Britain gets island of Cyprus
14 Tunisia Tunisia situation brings out 2 characteristics of Imperialism: 1. Dangerous rivalry among EuropeanPowers2. Using “loans” and “incidents” to justifyadding territories
15 TunisiaThe Suez Canal is sold by Egypt to the British because the Egyptians needed money.The Suez Canal gave the British a short cut for trade from the Mediterranean to the Red Sea in order to reach India faster.
16 Suez CanalThis short cut gives the British a huge advantage over other European powers.