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Imperialism
-The system,policies, or practices of such a goverment.
-The policy of extending a nation's authority by territorial acquisition or by the establishment of economic and political hegemony over other nations.
Zulu
-A member of a Bantu people of southeast Africa, primarily inhabiting northeast Natal province in South Africa.
-The most important tribe belonging to the Kaffir race. They inhabit a region on the southeast coast of Africa, but formerly occupied a much more extensive country. They are noted for their warlike disposition, courage, and military skill.
Berlin Conference
-A meeting at which repesentatives of European nations agreed upon rules for the European colonization of africa.
Social Darwinism
-The application of Darwinism to the study of human society, specifically a theory in sociology that individuals or groups achieve advantage over others as the result of genetic or biological superiority.
Suez Canal
-A ship canal, about 166 km (103 mi) long, traversing the Isthmus of Suez and linking the Red Sea and the Gulf of Suez with the Mediterranean Sea. Built under the supervision of Ferdinand de Lesseps, it was opened in 1869 and came under British control after 1875. The British withdrew in 1956, and Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser nationalized the canal, precipitating a crisis in which Israel invaded Egypt, and Great Britain and France sent armed forces to retake the canal. United Nations intervention forced an armistice, and the canal was reopened in April 1957. The canal was again closed during the 1967 Arab-Israeli War and remained closed until June 1975.
Sepoys
-An Indian soldier serving under officials in a government.