exam 3 (Autosaved)

exam 3 (Autosaved) - exam 3 I. get notes 03/19/10 II....

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exam 3 I. get notes 03/19/10 II. colonial Africa, 1880-1960 * film next Monday evening, locket 5 @ 6:30* 1. last place to come under European control 2. colonized for less than a 100 years 3. impact is still debated 4. Liberia was country for those freed from slavery in US stayed independent 5. Ethiopia** fought off europeans B. Africa before colonization 1. tropical diseases Europeans had little protection against diseases such as malaria “ white man bring canon into bush but bush is stronger than cannon” 2. leaders felt they could deal with Europe as equals goes back to slave trade- African leaders profited from it put on good footing with Europeans once slave trade ends , find other products to trade a. ivory 3. slavery had not died down complete- east side C. Spread of Islam and Christianity 1. Islam spread from north[ Sahara] takes new form in form of jihad similar to wahabbis 2. Christianity from coast
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related to end of slavery abolition : believed needed colony for emancipated slaves a. set up by British in sierra Leone b. noviskosha in Canada c. very much like Jews returning to land after slavery in Egypt d. British sent boats out to intercept slave ships e. and sent back to Sierra Leone slaves bring Christianity with them gets good hold because missionaries are now liberated African ex slaves adopt new ways? D. the great scramble, 1880-1900 1. the case of Congo David Livingstone a. missionary and explorer b. well liked by Africans c. made several trips to find source of Nile d. looses contact with people on coast i. creates curiosity of what happened ii. news paper spends money to see if Livingstone can be found iii. sent journalist[ henry Stanley] Henry Stanley a. went look for Linvingstone b. born poor, in whales c. gets on boat and sails to America and lands in NoLA in time for civil war d. fought with confederates then switches side and fights with union
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e. good adventure journalist f. sees economic potential in opening up Africa g. promotes expansion in story king Leopold II of Belgium a. interested in opening Congo economically i. bringing RR ii. does it almost as private entrepreneur b. hires Stanley to negotiate i. set up trading station ii. leaders allow Belgians to come in c. word gets out to other countries i. get jealous 2. the Berlin conference, 1884 not real landmark in African history European powers agree to divide central Africa into territories no African at conference Belgian are most brutal colonizers of all a. colonization of Congo lead to huge demand of what Congo had i. rubber b. Belgian government protest i. take it away from him and make it part of government to reduce harsh practice in 1908 E. African reactions 1. Africans rebel against new empires explotation Africans used for forced labor
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took up arms Europeans however, win a. advance in medicine to prevent disease b. advance in gun[ machine guns] i. maxim guns
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This note was uploaded on 06/20/2010 for the course HIST 1007 taught by Professor Horton during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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