Imperialism - West Africa By 1870 native populations...

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March 23 rd 2009 Imperialism Introduction o Ism but not an Ideology o Term 1 st used in 1881 o 1870-1914, when Euro powers and USA and Japan divided up the world o 16 th -17 th centuries = Age of Discovery o 18 th Century = Second Age of Empires Causes o Indus Rev In earlier times, powers wanted to protect trade, such as trading in
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Unformatted text preview: West Africa By 1870, native populations couldn’t produce goods in sufficient amounts or qualities Western manufacturers and plantation operators moved in. , as to speed up production of goods because locals cannot make enough fast enough...
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