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  1. Bell Ringer 5/24/2006 Who is Menelik II and what did he do when Italy tried to invade Ethiopia? (674)

  2. Bell Ringer 5/25/2006 • Using the map on page 672 write and answer the following question: “What native African states remained independent of European control during the colonial era?

  3. Section 3: European Claims in Sub-Saharan Africa (670-674) Chapter 26: The Age of Imperialism

  4. WEST AFRICA • Major center of the slave trade • In early 1800s most European countries abolished slave trade • Move inland to control other trade goods

  5. Led revolt against French in Senegal French win now control Senegal & French West Africa Samory Toure

  6. Ashanti • Fought the British • Great Britain won. They now control all of Ashanti territory and The Gold Coast (modern Ghana)

  7. GOLD COAST OF AFRICA

  8. Central& East Africa • Henry Stanley – fueled interest in central Africa

  9. Central Africa Continued • King Leopold II (Belguim) • Ruled Congo (worst example of imperialism) • Get as much wealth as possible • Used slave labor • Turned over his private colony to Belgian Government in 1908. Became the Belgian Congo

  10. East Africa • Divided into colonies • Famine helped Europeans colonize • Rinderpest – disease carried by cattle imported from Europe

  11. Southern Africa • Great Trek – After British took over Cape Colony Africans fled to north and east

  12. Boers • Descendants from original Dutch settlers of Cape Colony • Spoke – Afrikaans • Carved out three colonies Natal, Orange Fee State, Transvaal

  13. Shaka • Zulu leader • Fought the Boers • Defeated after British joined with the Boers

  14. Cecil Rhodes • British businessman • Completely controlled South African diamond production (Orange Free State) • Colony named after him (Rhodesia) now Zimbabwe

  15. Boer War • British v. Boers • Known as South African War • British won – now British allowed to begin mining in Transvaal (gold)

  16. Negative Effects of Imperialism on Africa • Europeans controlled all levels of Gov • Paternalism: Europeans governed like parents guide their children

  17. African Benefits from Imperialism • New crops • New ways of farming • Medicine • Roads and railroads

  18. Assimilation: people give up their own culture completely and adopt another culture • Most Africans never accepted European Culture