The History of Imperialism in Africa

From the fifteenth century to the nineteenth century, only ten percent of Africa had been colonized by European powers. This ten percent of colonies were typically located on the coast of the continent in order to be used in the slave and ivory trade. The middle regions of Africa were largely left uncolonized by European … Read more

Political Cartoons on Imperialism

The political cartoon portrays the country that was the most aggressive to extend its authority over other nations. The huge character that probably is in a tailoring shop is a representation of the United States of America while the other characters who are angrily watching represent the nations that were against the imperialism of the … Read more

Examine the Causes of European Imperialism

European control and power over other nations was not a new ideal prior to 1870; in fact the process was in place as early as the 14th century. Disease and geography are only two of the factors that prevented European colonisation until the 19th century. Many factors led to the massive rise in imperialism after … Read more