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African Folktales & "The Scramble for Africa"

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