CAUSES OF SCRAMBLE AND PARTITION OF AFRICA

SCRAMBLE AND PARTITION OF AFRICA

“Discuss the causes which led to the scramble and partition of Africa.”
Scramble of Africans was a competition of Europeans countries to take Africa. Partition it was a result of scramble where by African continent were divided among the capitalist countries.
The outlined below are the causes of scramble and partition of Africa:
-      Availability of raw materials in Africa
-      Europeans need for area of investment
-      Strategic areas in Africa like, Egypt and Congo
-      Market to sell Europeans product
-      Need to spread Europeans culture
-      Humanitarian reasons

-      Europeans balance of power
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