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    colonization of Africa by European settlers was significant in terms of politics, economic advances or economic failures, as well as the advancement of power and destruction of pre-colonial African Cultures. The two largest European powers striving to colonize Africa are France and Britain. There are three reasons for Europe’s interest in colonizing Africa. The first reason is the fact that Africa was an unknown and mysterious continent that has yet to be explored by European settlers or any settler

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    The Consequences of European Imperialism Imperialism was in its prime from the 1800s all the way up to 1920. France, Netherlands and Great Britain were some of the first that had participated in the colonization of Africa and parts of Asia. The goal in mind was to dominate with nationalism and social darwinism as their main ideologies. The biggest results of imperialism was the enormous growth in the European economy, industrialization of the European and African continent and a growth in nationalism

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    territory Britain has conquered throughout its years of Imperialism.. Often times, many countries that colonize other nations usually have a purpose of doing so, such as the want for money, resources, humanitarian aid, greed, and or power. However, Britain wasn’t the only country responsible for Imperialization. Other countries such as France, America, and Japan also played their parts in Imperialism. The driving force of European Imperialism was power over a people in colonized nations. The reasons

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    the period of 1870 and 1914, European powers was at an all-time high. The European powers shifted from being land-based empires to sea-based empires. Land-based empires were typically short-lived, unstable and had limited power. While the new transition of sea-based empires according to class notes, shaped the modern world’s network of long-distance trade. European powers switching to sea-based empires caused major growth, such as global trade and the “New Imperialism”. Coming from this new entry

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    Imperialism is the takeover of a country in order to control the government's resources, economy, and culture. In Europe, political rivalries resulted in competition for resources that led to Imperialism in Africa during the 19th century. European nations were mainly looking for wealth and power to be the best. Despite the fact that the colonized people now had better education among other things, the Europeans benefited more from Imperialism because they would do anything necessary in order to gain

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    Imperialism is when a country gets control of a different country for different reasons such as getting Political power, Economic power. Sometimes the people who imperialize a country don’t want to have power, but explore the country for medicine, or to spread their religion to natives who lives in the country. The effects of imperialism were positive in the six different countries (China, Congo, India, Kenya, Madagascar and Nigeria) that were imperialize and the results of the cause were mostly

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    During the 1870’s Europeans started colonizing countries in Africa.Europrans did this because they needed all of Africa's valuable resources.Africa was a big target because they were not very modernized in technology so it was easier for the Europeans to sieze control. The Europeans controlled Africa in two ways direct and indirect rule. Direct rule is when the country in charge rules strictly over the country and they try to civilize the people they are ruling. Indirect ruling is when the country

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    European nations traded for slaves, gold, and ivory along the west coast of Africa for the 300 years between 1500 and 1800. The European nations wanted to express their superiority because they felt that their countries were the best. According to Wikipedia, “Imperialism is taking a country's pride, their culture, or capturing their land.” That is exactly what the European nations did to Africa. The reasons behind European imperialism in Africa are nationalism, cultural reasons, and economic reasons

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    Beginning in 1881 and subsiding in 1914, Africa underwent an invasion of European power known as Imperialism. While african territory was being occupied, divided, and colonized by larger countries, the driving force behind European Imperialism in Africa became rather transparent. The sizable countries sought after power and resourceful profit in which they looked to the smaller African colonies to provide. Two of the biggest winners in the race to seize these colonies were Britain and France, they

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    Effects of European Imperialism in Africa Amidst the thriving chaos of the Industrial Revolution and subsequent to the politically volatile French Revolution, Europe in the 1800s was an ever-changing realm of new systems, machines, methods of transportation, ideas, and leaders. Those leaders faced a plethora of challenges both internally and externally, as both their subjects and other countries were angry with them for various reasons. One of the problems these rulers faced was the matter of imperial

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