France and Britain agreed to govern their African colonies jointly
There was less fighting between African leaders and European powers.
African leaders voiced their suggestions for better relations with European powers.
Europeans divided Africa into colonies without consulting African leaders. Europeans divided Africa into colonies without consulting African leaders.
Rights for Indians increased under British rule.
The East India Company was allowed to have soldiers.
The British government took direct command of India.
Indians gained independence from Britain.
Because Europe had already conquered Africa and South America
Because Pacific Rim lands were considered "the jewel in the crown"
Because of their natural resources and strategic location
Because Western nations had lost their foothold in Africa