You will identify the motives and tactics of Imperialism, define how Europeans governed their colonies, and assess that governance in the African colonies.
Motives and Tactics of Imperialism: In a paragraph-length response (5-7 sentences), identify the motives and tactics that drove imperial colonization.
Questions to answer here may include, but are not limited to: what role did Industrialization play? Nationalism? Christianity? Need for raw resources? Economic competition?
European Colonial Governance. Write a two-paragraph response (5-7 sentences for each) that answers the following:
Define indirect rule, then list the benefits and disadvantages of this type of rule, for both those in charge and for those under foreign rule.
Define direct rule, then list the benefits and disadvantages of this type of rule, for both those in charge and for those under foreign rule.
Imperialism in Africa. Write a paragraph-length response (5-7 sentences) that assesses British governance in their African colonies.
Questions to answer here may include, but are not limited to: how and why did British governance vary? What types of governance best helped British interests? What limitations did Africans face under British rule? Did Africans benefit from British rule, and if so how?
SOURCES: For this assignment, you should only use your textbook. The entirely of Chapter 21 is available, but these specific pages can help you.
Section 21-1a, p. 608; Section 21-1b, pp. 608-610; Section 21-2, pp. 610-611; Section 21-5f, pp. 627-628.
CITATION: When citing your textbook, it should look like this (Textbook, p. 609 or Textbook, 21-1b).
Watch this video https://youtu.be/cAMTB-DRRfE
In a paragraph-length response (5-7 sentences) that answers the following question:
Who was Cecil Rhodes and why did he think the British should conquer the world? How was he able to find military success in Africa? Finally, how did his efforts lead to the ‘Scramble of Africa’?
SOURCES: Only use the video and your weekly assigned readings.
CITATION: There is no need to cite the video; if you cite the text, do so as follows: (Textbook, p. 627 or Textbook, 21-5f).