Indentify one way in which the conflicts in South Africa differed from other African colonial situations. South Africa’s conflict was the Boer War and the Britsh won against the dutch, which was white against white in other African colonies, it was white taking over black. You just studied 4 terms!
How did colonialism cause conflict in Africa after independence?
The many different cultures and ethnicities of Africa led to conflicts over the boundaries drawn by the Europeans. The African culture was simply pushed away by the Europeans, who forced the Africans to follow Western beliefs. The Europeans neglected to respect the different tribes and their religious views.
How was South Africa affected by imperialism?
The imperialism of South Africa also lead to some civil unrest between different groups. The economy depended on agriculture and natural resources. The struggles that came with imperialism also lead to illnesses that at some points caused economic struggles.
What were the causes and effects of the scramble for Africa?
The reasons for African colonisation were mainly economic, political and religious. During this time of colonisation, an economic depression was occurring in Europe, and powerful countries such as Germany, France, and Great Britain, were losing money.
Who were the two European powers fighting over control of southern Africa?
It was only the major powers in Europe that competed for the control of Africa. These were Britain, France, and Germany and the weaker powers of Spain, Portugal and Italy who had very small possessions in Africa. Britain and France were at the forefront of imperialism in Africa.
What were the negative effects of colonialism in Africa?
Some of the negative impacts that are associated with colonization include; degradation of natural resources, capitalist, urbanization, introduction of foreign diseases to livestock and humans.
What are 3 reasons for colonization?
Historians generally recognize three motives for European exploration and colonization in the New World: God, gold, and glory.
Was imperialism good or bad for South Africa?
Economically, European imperialism destructed Africa’s self sufficiency and increased dependance on colonial powers; strengthened Europe’s own economy, therefore further weakening Africa’s economy; and exploited many raw materials within Africa.
Did imperialism in Africa have more positive or negative effects?
Politically, imperialism in Africa has generally had a positive effect, providing models (infrastructure) for government that would continue even after the African nations began to govern themselves.
What did the South Africa Act do?
South Africa Act, act of 1909 that unified the British colonies of the Cape Colony, Natal, Transvaal, and Orange River (see Orange Free State) and thereby established the Union of South Africa.
What are the positive effects of colonization in Africa?
European colonialism in africa brings a positive impact such as : Religious can be used as a spiritual basis for African society, build a school for education of Africans’ children, hospital for a better healt of Africans’ society as well as in economic field, European build a markets.