Effects of Imperialism in Africa

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Why did Europeans not travel to the interior of Africa prior to 1880?

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1. Why did so many Africans work for European imperialists?

2. Which of the following lists represented the new hierarchy in Africa during imperialism?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

It is said history is written by the winners, and in this way, historical imperialism is often called something less negative such as exploration or colonialism. This quiz will help you determine your understanding of European imperialism in Africa, questioning the evolution of the African-European relationship and the outside forces acting on this relationship.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This assessment will help you test your knowledge of imperialism in Africa, including:

  • Interactions before 1880
  • Changing farms
  • Social structures

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on imperialism in Africa
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the defeat of the European army in 1896
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about outside influence on European dominance

Additional Learning

For more about this, review the lesson titled Effects of Imperialism in Africa. This lesson includes more information, such as:

  • The Industrial Revolution
  • Cecil Rhodes and other major figures
  • Christian missionaries
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