Africa: Nationalism, Modernization & Conflict (1884-2014)


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A meeting in this European city formalized the procedure for colonizing Africa?

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1. The Rwandan Genocide was the murder of more than 500,000 people by members of what ethnic group?

2. What was the main priority of Europeans in Africa during the colonial period?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this worksheet and quiz to test your understanding of African nationalism, modernization, and colonialism. Assessments will cover the affects of colonialism on nationalism and other information discussed in the lesson.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • European priorities during the African colonial period
  • Group that Great Britain used armored trains against during the 19th century
  • Where the policy for the colonization of Africa was formalized

Skills Practiced

Students will practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting Information- verify that you can read information regarding how Europeans distributed influence and power among ethnic groups during the colonial period
  • Reading Comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Africa
  • Knowledge Application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the Rwandan Genocide

Additional Learning

Learn more about nationalism, modernization and conflict in Africa by reviewing the lesson Africa: Nationalism, Modernization & Conflict. Objectives covered include:

  • Understand how Europeans were responsible for conflicts in Africa
  • Know the miniscule benefits of preferred ethnic groups during colonization
  • Learn about the political map of Africa