Colonial Problems

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  • Colonial Problems
    • Major European countries had laid claims to certain parts of Africa
    • European countries had claimed parts of Africa since the 1870s
    • Rivalry between powers to secure trade roots and commercial markets
    • Britain wanted the Suez canal
      • For secure trade roots
  • Colonial Expansion late 1870s
    • Colonial Problems
      • Major European countries had laid claims to certain parts of Africa
      • European countries had claimed parts of Africa since the 1870s
      • Rivalry between powers to secure trade roots and commercial markets
      • Britain wanted the Suez canal
        • For secure trade roots
    • Germany
  • By 1914 Britain had largest colonial land
    • Britain and France clashed over Fashoda
      • Almost went to war, but were both concerned at Germany
        • Britain and France clashed over Fashoda
        • Telegram from Kaiser congratulating Paul Kruger on defeating British is Morocco
          • Germany started to be seen as a threat
            • Because of expansionism and Wvelpolotik

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