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ALGECIRAS CONFERENCE
backfired on Germany over issues of Morocco crisis
IMPERIALISM
one who dominates the political, social, &economic life of another
BELGIAN CONGO
Leopold II at Belgium under Berlin Act; violated agreement &stripped the country of its resources
BOER WAR
English vs. Dutch settlers in S. Africa; England won; showed that England tactics werent good
EAST INDIA COMPANY
Dutch trading company worried about colinizing the world
CONGRESS OF BERLIN
assembly of representatives of Germany, Russia, Hungary, Britain, Italy, France, &Ottoman empire; led by Bismarck; reorganize conditions in Balkans
FASHODA INCIDENT
conflict in Africa between France &Britain
CECIL ROHDES
played major political &economic role in colonial South Africa; financier; statesman; empire builder; imperialistic
PROTECTORATE
relationship between 2 states; stronger state guarantees to protect weaker state from aggression in return for full/partial control of its domestic/forgein affairs
SPHERE OF INFLUENCE
claim by a state to exclusive or predominant control over a forgein area or territory
THE WHITE MAN'S BURDEN
Kipling's poem; criticized imperialism
HEART OF DARKNESS
Conrad's story; reflects his physical &psychological shock when he worked in Belgian Congo