European Imperialism in Africa and Asia Background Define the following terms: Imperialism: Industrialization: Nationalism: Social Darwinism: What were the main motivations behind European imperialism (hint: there are at least three)? Which of those motivations do youthink played the biggest role in imperialism? Why? Which played the smallest role? Why? Read through Kipling’s poem. Explain how that poem, coupled with the increasing idea of Social Darwinism, influenced European imperialism. What is the “white man’s burden”? AFRICA BackgroundAnalyze at least three factors why European empires desired to colonize Africa. Document A What did the Europeans fail to consider when partitioning Africa? What happened to the majority of the indigenous political entities in Africa by 1914? Predict how the decisions made at the conference changed Africa. Document B How did the Africans react to European imperialism? Why was Britain adamant about shutting down the Boer rebellions?