The Berlin conference is a conference about how Africa was to be split up among rulers of various places in Europe including so others however no African leaders where allowed in.
The Berlin Conference
The Boar War took place in the late 1899 to 1902 the boars found gold and diamonds drawing people in so they had to try and keep them out to the best of there ability so people could not gain political rights. it was considers the first modern war. hundreds of south Africans where put into concentration camps and over 14000 died and the British won.
The Boar War
Russian czars started a war on the ottomans in order to gain a warm weather port. The Ottomans joined forces with Britain and France and soon won the war
The Crimean War
In the 19th century great Britain and Russia struggled again over geopolitics, over Asian and Muslim lands . Russia wanted to access Indians riches . Afghanistan was in the middle of both of them so Britain wanted to extend its borders but the frustrating terrain was too difficult and after decades of war Britain resigned in 1881 and in 1921 Brittany agreed not to extend the borders.
IN 1890 Persia ruler Nasir-al-din sold a concession to a British company to export Persian tobacco. this made Jamal al-Din al-Afghani mad so he created/started a boycott that worked and riots started to make them cancel the conssetions. In 1907 Britain and Russia split up the country of Persia creating groups of influences.
Battle over Tobacco
India benefited but was also harmed by British colonialism. Negative effects where Britain held most political and economical power. Conversion to cash crops reduced food production. Religious and social customs where not supposed to happen or be practiced. But some positive effects where it created the third longest railroad ,modern roads, phone lines and phones , dams and bridges sanitation and health improved, literacy increased, local warfare between competitive local rulers