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Scramble for Africa-1875 to 1902 europeans seized up to 90 percent of the continent Europeans wanted to look like the were civilizing aquired nations not as if they conquested them. The Haitian rebellion and also slave rebellions in the early nineteenth century led to the abolishment of slavery but created the forced labor system to come into place. The demand for more raw materials led to the acceptance of imperalism Great Britain began conquering India in the 1750’s to compensate for the loss of north America. Sepoy rebellion was against the east India company for using pork fat as grease in guns against muslim religion “the mutiny” almost destroyed GB imperialism in India. Afterwards the east India company was abolished and replaced by the british crown. Indigenous troops were separated from each other. British raj was the indirect rule of India. Great Britain and china’s trade conflict grew from the opium trade In the 1830’s china tried to rid the country of opium In 1839 the opium wars emerged, settled by the treaty of nanking which comp[elled the
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Unformatted text preview: Chinese to give the british trading privledges. The boxer rebellion was started by trained men in martial arts who disrupted foreign powers in china and eventually took siege on Beijing attacking foreign leaders there. This rebellion started a nation wide uprising. Russia colonized south of its boarders, Persia, Turkistan and eventually led them right up against the brits colonized lands. Russia expanded eastward as well. Russia expanded into Mongolia where they met the Japanese the two powers went to war. Russia was weakend and shakened the tsars rule in Russia. French expanded into north Africa in the late 19 th century Jules ferry a repulican political leader, successfully argues for expaning the French presence in Indochina. Under ferry france took over Tunisia In 1895 the establishment of the Federation of French West Africa was set up to govern a territory nine time larger than france itself....
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