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the british,the spainiards,the Portuguese,the french,the belgians,the Germans and the Italians
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Ethiopia and Liberia
The Netherlands, followed by the United Kingdom.
They needed markets to sell their products and places to get the resources to make those products. Also, they felt that their race was superior and was supposed help the rest …of the world along.
At first Cape Town was settled by the Dutch East India Company (VOIC) as a refreshment stop en route to India. The fertile land provided a perfect settlement for more Dutch wh…o trekked to Cape Town later. Soon they began developing the region to form a little Dutch colony. The British saw Cape Town as a prime location and annexed it from the Dutch. The Dutch trekked further north where they found many rich minerals. The British followed and took control of many of the Dutch republics making them British colonies. Soon the discovery of gold in the Transvaal province caused a massive rush for power by both the Dutch and the British. Thus reasons for colonisation can be stated as SA being in a prime location, having an abundance of gold and diamonds and for slave trade.
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South Africa was colonized in the main by people from Holland, Great Britain, and France.Holland and Britain set up governments and colonised actively. France only had influen…ce through immigration of about 1000 of French Hugenots, religious refugees.
Answers: France, Great Britain, Belgium, Portugal, Italy, Germany, and Spain.
Dutch followed by Britain
Ethiopia and Liberia --- The Italians eventually conquered Ethiopia in 1938, but this is considered part of the World War II Axis expansion and not a proper … colonization. After World War II, Ethiopia became independent again.
Switzerland did not colonise Africa.
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Because the Europeans wanted enough land..
The Portuguese planted the first maritime colonies in Africa. The Dutch planted the first settled colonies in Africa. A maritime colony is a port city and some surrounding t…erritory, but it is not terribly expansive. (Hong Kong until 1999 would be a good example.) A settled colony is a more typical colony type of which the 13 colonies that became the United States would be a good example.
Because of imperialism and the european countriesfelt that western civilization was greater than ony other.
In order of eventual land holdings in Africa: France United Kingdom Portugal Germany Belgium Italy Spain Netherlands* --> The Netherlands lost the Boer State t…o the British in the Boer Wars.
The European countries took Africa because, as all European countries back then, they wanted the natural resources of those places in Africa.