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African Folktales & "The Scramble for Africa"

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Date_____________       ELA_12    DeZura
How can the setting of many African folktales be described?
This term refers to the action of occupying territory through invasion.
What were many imperialistic European nations seeking on a political level?
What canal in Africa was of crucial concern to Europeans for trading purposes?
This is one of the few countries that was not colonized by European nations
What symbolic instrument did the monkey retain at the end of the folktale that allowed him to "win"?
European nations duped Africa when they enacted the Berlin Act into signing away what?
What European nation was unsuccessful in colonizing Ethiopia?
What folktale protagonist gets away with exploitation?
What is a common figurative language technique applied to folktales?
In order to assimilate Africans, the French wanted to use education and _________ to enlighten Africans.
What religion did European missionaries establish pervasively in Africa?
What types of problems resulted in Europe after the Industrial Revolution?
The policy of extending a country's power and influence over another.
What types of chiefs were appointed in many decentralized societies unsuccessfully to assert Indirect Rule?
What is a common element among African folktales when considering length?
This was the primary motivation for European imperialism.
What term does Iweriebor use to describe the nature of the African leaders who had been used to assert "Indirect Rule"?
What word characterizes Europe's domination of Africa?
What type of warfare did many decentralized societies in African use to fight the Europeans?
Who tried to set up the man who never lied?
Commonly, who "wins" in African folktales?
What is another term for taxes that Europeans imposed when trading goods.
What strategy did the French attempt to use to establish dominance in conquered African nations?
What type of trade were Africans initially fighting the Europeans for after the Scramble for Africa began?
How did many Africans initially interpret the articles set forth in the Berlin Act/treaty?
For how many years did Samory Toure of the Mandinka empire successfully fight the French?
In the folktale about Anasi, what did he inadvertently spread to the world?
What German ruler attempted to avoid a European war by calling the Berlin West African Conference?
The Berlin Act was drawn up without the participation of what nation, yet it provided for its "...subsequent partition, invasion and colonization" (Iwerierbor 1)?
Unlike other forms of literature, folktales are intended to teach what?
What type of military engagement was used by centralized African states to fight Europeans?
What group of Nigerians used guerrilla warfare tactics?