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Imperialism and The Scramble for Africa video

Video title: The Scramble for Africa

Use this World History and Imperialism video entitled The Scramble for Africa to study the territorial division of Africa between European powers at the close of the 19th century. Learn about the course of European imperialism from the Age of Exploration to the search for gold and silver mines to the parent country's quest for wealth and prestige attributes obtained from the exploitation of the natural resources and labor of its colonial possessions.

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Imperialism and The Scramble for Africa video. Learning Objectives for this video:

  • Africa and Imperialism. Study Imperialism and the Scramble for Africa. Examine the various motives behind, and far-reaching effects of, European imperialism in Africa.
  • Uncover the economic, religious, strategic, and cultural motives that lay behind five centuries of empire-building overseas by European governments and merchants.
  • Explore three case histories of European imperialism on three different continents: the Spanish in Latin America during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, the British in India during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, and the territorial division of Africa among European powers at the close of the nineteenth century.
  • Survey the course of European imperialism from the Age of Exploration to the search for gold and silver mines to the parent country's quest for wealth and prestige, attributes obtained from the exploitation of the natural resources and labor of its colonial possessions.
  • Examine the far-reaching effects of European imperialism on Third World countries.
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