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Q: Why did European nations and the US colonize in Africa and Asia at the end of the 19th century?
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What European country was the first to colonize the West Indies?

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Much of Africa was colonized by European nations during the nineteenth century. The year 2001 marked the start of a new century.


How did the scramble for Africa begin?

The Berlin Conference of 1884-85. Many European nations met to decide on what to do about where nations were allowed to Colonize, trade, and help stop Slavery (which at the time existed in Africa but had been nearly completely abolished in Europe).


What continent did European powers partition and colonize in a matter of 25 years?

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What 3 nations did England colonize in Africa?

South Africa, Nigeria, Rhodesia (Zimbabwe), Ghana, Sierra Leone.


What best summarizes why European nations were able to successfully colonize regions in Africa Asia and the Americas?

The Europeans had well organised and well armed forces. The people they conquered usually didn't.


How did the European contact with Africa increase in the 1800s?

In the late 19th century (about 1875-1900), a handful of European nations conquered most of Africa. It was the Age of Imperialism.CynthiaM Answered thiss question :)Twitter - @C_Daaaisz


How did European contact with Africa increase in the late 1800?

In the late 19th century (about 1875-1900), a handful of European nations conquered most of Africa. It was the Age of Imperialism.CynthiaM Answered thiss question :)Twitter - @C_Daaaisz


Which two continents did the British begin to colonize in the 17th century?

In the 17th century, the British began to colonize North America and South America. It would not be until the 19th century that the British would acquire large land-holdings in Africa and Asia.


What European power was the 1st to colonize Africa?

Portugal was the first European country to set up a colony in Africa. Portugal landed on Africa's Gold Coast in 1471 and built the Castle of Elmina, becoming the first European settlement.


Why did European nations want to establish colonies in Africa?

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