Imperialism and the Conquest of Africa -History of the European conquest for Africa (1870-1914) -Brief overview of Imperialism in general -Key people in the European conquest of Africa

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History has always been the key to our existence. We learn from our failures to better our future, just as we learn from our triumphs to excel even further. A very important time in the history of our world was the "New Imperialism Movement" which began in 1870. The Imperialistic idea began with the British conquest of Africa. This time period was a time of the desire to acquire different colonies in the name of your …

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…a short period in the history of civilization, Imperialism has affected the world, and helped to shape it into what it is today. Many of the countries and territories that currently exist today in Africa where shaped and formed by Imperialism in the late 1800s. Many of those countries are also still controlled predominantly by the same people who did over one hundred years ago. History changed our world, but some changes stay intact forever.