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Unformatted text preview: -Extended influence d. Britain Takes Its Share :-Britain had less land, but their colonies more heavily populated and richer with resources-Clashed in the south with Boer people-1899 to 1902 was the Boer War. British won, but lost many people-Whites were in power: racial discrimination e. Others Join the Scramble:-Portugal and Germany claimed some African land-Germany did not wish to impose, yet wanted their piece of the pie Gabriel Greening B Period History Ms. Cory IV. Africans Resist Imperialism-Many African forces fought back -Resistance killed many Europeans and Africans a. Ethiopia Survives:-Preserved independence -Menelik II was a reforming ruler-‘Westernized’ to keep up with Europe-When Italy invaded them Ethiopia were ready and crushed them. b. New African Elite:-An upper class formed in Africa-Some middle-class Africans admired western ways and converted-Some middle-class Africans condemned western society....
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This note was uploaded on 05/19/2010 for the course HIST 104 taught by Professor Conner during the Spring '08 term at Hillsdale.
- Spring '08