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Unformatted text preview: o Britain was expanding at the expense of other countries o New refers to a final burst where the last of the independent territories are divided into expansions, Africa gets divided and conquered o Imperial expansion resulted in expansion of territories of many countries like Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Belgium o Why does this happen? Imperialism is economical will assist business, problem with this is that these areas are backwards, Another reason is strategic, certain territories are seen as places on a chess board, control of certain places give you access to trade, other places can be used as military outpost...
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- Spring '08