Question 4 Timeline

  • Africa before imperialism

    African peoples were divided into hundreds of ethnic and linguistic groups.
  • Nations Compete for Overseas empires

    In the late 1860's, David Livingstone, a minister from Scotland, traveled with a group of Africans deep into central Africa.
  • African Lands Become European Colonies

    The discoveries of diamonds in 1867 and gold in 1886 in South Africa increased European interest in colonizing the land.
  • Three Groups Clash over South Africa

    The first group is Africans The second group is the Dutch The third group is the British
  • Period: to

    Berlin Conference Divides Africa

    To prevent fighting, 14 European nations met at the Berlin Conference in 1884–85 to lay down rules for the division of Africa.