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The years between 1870 and 1914 were the height of the

age of imperialism

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One country might control the other's

government, trade or culture

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By 1914, the great powers , , and controlled almost the entire world.

Europe, Japan, and the United States

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By 1914, there were among the imperial powers

bitter rivalries

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Industrialists began to look for raw materials and new markets in

Asia, Africa, and Latin America

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Industrialists thought they should control their just as they controlled the sources of their

new markets
raw materials

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accompanied industrialization

Rapid population growth

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, were large groups of people from one country lived together in a different country, were one way that European nations controlled foreign lands

Settlement colonies

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European nations also set up where a few European officials ruled the non-European peoples

dependent colonies

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Another way to control foreign lands was to set up a , or an area where the local ruler keeps his title even though the area is really controlled by the colonizing nation

protectorate

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The growth in that accompanied the industrial revolution provided an economic motive for imperialism, as jobs grew scarce in industrialized countries

population

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spread Western knowledge of medicine, hygiene, and sanitation along with Christianity

missionaries

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Morocco's strategic location on the made it an appealing prize

Strait of Gibraltar

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France promised not to get in the way of Britain's plan for or Italy's plan for

Egypt
Libya

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The Suez Canal would go through the to connect the

Isthmus of Suez
Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea

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To avoid bankruptcy, Egypt decided to sell in the Suez canal

its stock

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In 1875, bought the Egyptian stock and thus gained control of the

Great Britain
canal

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The flowed through the Sudan and the British wanted to build along the river

upper Nile River
dams

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In 1898, Great Britain invaded and quickly defeated a large Sudanese army

the Sudan

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The outcome of the Fashoda Crisis was that and won joint control of the area.

Great Britain
Egypt

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West Africa had been a major center of the

slave trade

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When the British moved inland from the (modern Ghana) they encountered a powerful kingdom

Gold Coast
Ashanti

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By the early 1900's , , , , and claimed most all of West Africa.

France Great Britain Germany Spain Portugal

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wrote many newspaper articles about his search for

Henry Stanley
Dr. David Livingstone

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IN 1652, Dutch settlers founded as for ships sailing to the

Capetown
a supply station
East Indies

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The Dutch settlement grew into a large colony called

Cape Colony

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British businessman led the movement inland.

Cecil Rhodes

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Within 20 years of his arrival, Rhodes completely controlled the South African production

diamond

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Later Rhodes organized a colony named (now called Zimbabwe)

Rhodesia

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In spite of many years of control, most African never accepted

European control

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