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Impact Of Imperialism On Africa

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Impact of imperialism on Africa

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  • 1. 
    What were the only two areas in Africa that were not colonized?
    • A. 

      Britain and France

    • B. 

      Ethiopia and Liberia

    • C. 

      South Africa and Egypt

  • 2. 
    Although Africans resisted colonization, Europeans were able to gain control because ____________.
    • A. 

      They built a railway

    • B. 

      Ethiopia and Liberia were free

    • C. 

      Europeans had superior weapons

  • 3. 
    France allowed indirect rule of their colonies, meaning they shared power with the Africans.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Indirect rule of colonies in Africa meant that __________________________.
    • A. 

      Local governments were used and allowed some self rule

    • B. 

      Foreign officials were brought in to rule over the African people

    • C. 

      Goal was to get the Africans to adopt European culture

  • 5. 
    The British style of ruling was indirect rule over the Africans.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Colonizers, like the British, French and Belgians, discouraged industrial development in Africa.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What left a mark on Africa from colonization?
    • A. 

      The demanding plantation work and the wars of conquest and resistance

    • B. 

      The fact that ethnic groups were kept together

    • C. 

      Africans ruled themselves

  • 8. 
    Colonial boundaries cut across ethnic groups and remained after African countries received independence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False