Britain and France had huge Empires, Germany wanted to acquire colonies of its own Kaiser Wilhelm II said that Germany wanted ‘a place in the sun', by this he meant Germany should have an Empire to match that of Britain. France and Britain were afraid that Germany would try to gain these by force.
Kaiser Wilhelm II first tried to interfere in Morocco, in North Africa .France already had
colonies in North Africa, they controlled Algeria and Tunisia and wanted to extend into
Morocco. The Kaiser wanted…