German East Africa

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In History
  • Burundi, Rwanda, and Tanganyika

    Burundi, Rwanda, and Tanganyika
  • Burundi, Rwanda, and Tanganyika (Continued)

    Burundi, Rwanda, and Tanganyika (Continued)
    claimed the land for their Imperial needs. This gave Germany the East African land, which terrified the British.
  • Setting up Rule

    Setting up Rule
  • Setting up Rule (Continued)

    Setting up Rule (Continued)
    fully of setting up a ruler and the way that they would rule.
  • Competition

    Competition
  • Uprising

    Uprising
    As a result of the imperialism, there were many revolts and uprisings. The German East Africa Company had been hurt badly, almost destroyed by 1888 because of these. The Germans wanted the Africans to plant cotton instead of their food crop in order to get money. As a result the Maji Maji uprising caused the Germans to kill around 75,000 African people made up of 20 different ethnic groups.
  • Uprising (Continued)

    Uprising (Continued)
    The rule was so poor and people were treated so badly that many Africans tried to revolt and get the Germans and the British out of what was once their land. Almost all of them failed, except for Ethiopia.
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    German East Africa