History Two Exam Two 2-13-08 The Scramble for Africa 1870-1914 Technology and the new Imperialism-Imperialism has been around forever-Use of new technology is what the “new imperialism” was-1870 small number of countries began to denominate large amounts of territory creating empires-Great Britain, France, Use, Germany, Japan, and Russia-Industrialization allowed them to do this-Rapid and Global domination of non-industrialized countries by industrialized countries-What facilitated it was the reliable and predictable of the steamship, the modern steamship-It regularized travel, small ships allowed for exploration into the interior of Africa, they were always on time-Suez Canal was engineered by Ferdinand De Lesseps, the canal travel was between east and west-Canal important for the British Empires Motives for Colonization of Africa-Cant just identify one-Profit Motive-Geopolitics-politics of geography-Nationalism/Nation Prestige-Civilizing Motive-Once in-difficult to get out The Scramble
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