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Unformatted text preview: -Cecil Rhodes (1853-1902) -V.I. Lenin, Imperialism (1916) D. FORGING EMPIRES I. French: Egypt-Nile River, Red Sea -1869: Suez Canal opened -1879: Britain and France assumed control of the Egyptian finance ministry -1882: Alexandria bombarded II. British: India-1857: revolt in India -1859: East India Company was un-incorporated and London took control of the administration -Malay Peninsula in South East Asia and Burma 2 III. “The Scramble for Africa”-1884-1885: Congress of Berlin (coastland determines territorial holding) -Boers = Dutch colonists (farmers) -First Boer War of 1880-1881: Boers gained self-governance in the Orange Free State and Transvaal -Second Boer War of 1899-1902: Orange Free State and Transvaal absorbed into British Empire E. COLONIAL RESPONSES I. Appropriating “Knowledge” II. Resistance-e.g. Kenya -1907: slavery abolished F. CONCLUSION...
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