Unit 4: Nationalism, Industrialism, and Imperialism
Lesson C: European Division of the African Continent
Activity 4: Scramble for Africa
Classroom Activity - Scramble for Africa
Directions: In this activity, you will examine how the countries of Europe divided Africa. Follow your teacher's instructions to complete the student resource.
Download the Student Resource: Scramble for Africa (doc).
Directions: Prepare a response to the discussion questions below. Follow your teacher's directions to participate in your class discussion.
- Which European countries appear to control most of Africa?
- Do you notice a pattern in how European countries appear to have "divided" up Africa? Explain.
- How did the geo-political aspects of Africa change as a result of imperialism?