R O H A N K A U L , J A S O N T E W
1884 Called to negotiate questions Major western powers http://images.tribe.net/tribe/upload/photo/0aa/e26/0aae26f0-070d 4b15-89a8-670e43babf69
Afterwards, it was divided up into 50 irregular countries.
Mainly from economic and military dominance Not a lot of alliances in Africa, so it was divide and conquer.
The belief that one’s ethnicity is centrally important.
Led to a civil war Mainly applies after the British had left.
Mainly for it’s natural resources.
Imperialism Wanted to create a large overseas empire.
Crowe, Sybil E. (1942). The Berlin West African Conference, 1884–1985. New York: Longmans, Green. ISBN 0837132878 (1981, New ed. edition). Kevin Shillington, Encyclopedia of African history, (CRC Press: 2005), p.1406.
R, Robinson, J.Gallagher and A. Denny, Africa and the Victorians, London, 1965, Page. 175.
Kevin Shillington, History of Africa: Revised Second Edition, (New York: Macmillian Publishers Limited, 2005), 301