East Africa

Chene Noel Alyssa Cohen Landry Jorski

Vocabularies Terms and Words



1. The policy of extending a nation's authority by territorial acquisition or by the establishment of economic and political hegemony over other nations.

2. The system, policies, or practices of such a government.


the control or governing influence of a nation over a dependent country, territory, or people.

the system or policy by which a nation maintains or advocates such control or influence.

the state or condition of being colonial.

an idea, custom, or practice peculiar to a colony.

Berlin conference

the conference officially recognized both British and German claims for territory in

East Africa

Otto Von Bismarck

German state man undertake he leadership of Germany


Portugal receive a clear claim on the island

Treaties Laws and Events

Imperial British East Africa Company

The IBEAC was a commercial association founded to develop African trade in the areas controlled by the British colonial power.

Berlin Conference/ Congo Conference

regulated European colonization and trade in Africa during the New Imperialism period, and coincided with Germany's sudden emergence as an imperial power.

Tanzania: Colonial partition (1884-1916)

was the invasion, occupation, colonization, and annexation of African territory by European powers during the New Imperialism period between 1881 and 1914. The Berlin Conference of 1884, which regulated European colonization and trade in Africa, is often cited as a convenient starting point.

Discussion Questions

Why do you think they started colonizing Countries in East Africa?

Who do you think had the most slave North East South or West Africa?

how do you think the people felt about being ruled by the Berlin conference

The Scramble for Africa and the Berlin Conference in Plain English
Rwanda Genocide 1994