African HistoryAfrican History
SS7H1SS7H1
How did European partitioningHow did European partitioning
of Africa contribute ...
EuropeanEuropean
Division of AfricaDivision of Africa
fromfrom
1880-19451880-1945
Positive Effects of EuropeanPositive Effects of European
Colonialism in AfricaColonialism in Africa
• Europeans improved t...
Neutral Effects of EuropeanNeutral Effects of European
Colonialism in AfricaColonialism in Africa
• Christian Missionaries...
Negative Effects of EuropeanNegative Effects of European
Colonialism in AfricaColonialism in Africa
• Wars, riots, and pro...
Negative Effects cont’dNegative Effects cont’d
• Africans were not prepared forAfricans were not prepared for
independence...
Negative Effects cont’dNegative Effects cont’d
• Africans were not prepared forAfricans were not prepared for
independence...
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  1. 1. African HistoryAfrican History SS7H1SS7H1 How did European partitioningHow did European partitioning of Africa contribute to conflict,of Africa contribute to conflict, civil war, and to artificialcivil war, and to artificial political boundaries?political boundaries?
  2. 2. EuropeanEuropean Division of AfricaDivision of Africa fromfrom 1880-19451880-1945
  3. 3. Positive Effects of EuropeanPositive Effects of European Colonialism in AfricaColonialism in Africa • Europeans improved transportationEuropeans improved transportation (roads/railroads), communication, built(roads/railroads), communication, built hospitals, houses, and schoolshospitals, houses, and schools • Africans learned about market economicsAfricans learned about market economics (how to sale, what to sale, and whom to sale to)(how to sale, what to sale, and whom to sale to) • Educated Africans from abroad cameEducated Africans from abroad came back to help their countriesback to help their countries
  4. 4. Neutral Effects of EuropeanNeutral Effects of European Colonialism in AfricaColonialism in Africa • Christian Missionaries came to AfricaChristian Missionaries came to Africa • Europeans set up basics of society likeEuropeans set up basics of society like courts and governmentscourts and governments • Transportation links for trade were set upTransportation links for trade were set up between Africa and Europebetween Africa and Europe
  5. 5. Negative Effects of EuropeanNegative Effects of European Colonialism in AfricaColonialism in Africa • Wars, riots, and protests were foughtWars, riots, and protests were fought against between Africans and colonialagainst between Africans and colonial powerspowers • Europeans took good land away fromEuropeans took good land away from AfricansAfricans • Africans were worked hard for low/unfairAfricans were worked hard for low/unfair wageswages • Africans did not control their own landAfricans did not control their own land and natural resourcesand natural resources
  6. 6. Negative Effects cont’dNegative Effects cont’d • Africans were not prepared forAfricans were not prepared for independenceindependence • Europeans divided Africa with no regard forEuropeans divided Africa with no regard for religious or ethnic groupsreligious or ethnic groups • African tribes and families were separatedAfrican tribes and families were separated by unfair borders which started warsby unfair borders which started wars • African cultures and traditions were lostAfrican cultures and traditions were lost due to separation and lack of preservationdue to separation and lack of preservation
  7. 7. Negative Effects cont’dNegative Effects cont’d • Africans were not prepared forAfricans were not prepared for independenceindependence • Europeans divided Africa with no regard forEuropeans divided Africa with no regard for religious or ethnic groupsreligious or ethnic groups • African tribes and families were separatedAfrican tribes and families were separated by unfair borders which started warsby unfair borders which started wars • African cultures and traditions were lostAfrican cultures and traditions were lost due to separation and lack of preservationdue to separation and lack of preservation

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