Watch two of the following videos and complete the tasks below:
Uganda - The Scramble for Africa
King Leopold II - Belgian Congo
European Colonization of Africa
The Congo - A Brutal History
Map of Colonization
Answer the following questions accurately, completely, and in your own words:
1. Define imperialism in your own words. What motivated country leaders (especially in the Western world) to become imperialists?
2. Define colonialism. How is colonialism an example of imperialism?
3. WHY and HOW did European countries colonize countries in Africa?
4. How were European powers able to control the indigenous African population?
5. What were/are the lasting effects of European colonialism on the African continent?