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European Imperialism in Africa
European Imperialism in Africa
European Imperialism in Africa During the mid 1800ís Britain and other European countries started to colonize and control in other such ways the vast land of Africa. For four hundred years, Africa managed to keep out Europeans out except the 10% of Africa on the coast because of the inability of them to venture into the depths of Africa. The Europeans wanted natural resources, strategic ports for navies and trade, workers, and other such things. They dominated the countries economically, sociall
Menelik II
Menelik II
Menelik II Menelik II was a strong emperor who believed that he should resist the European colonization. He would do anything to keep the Europeans from colonizing Ethiopia. Menelikís accomplishments included defeating Italy in the Battle of Adwa, and founding the city Addis Ababa. Menilik II, emperor of Ethiopia, was born in 1844 and died 1913. His term as emperor lasted from 1889 to 1909. He was the ruler of the kingdom of Shoa in central Ethiopia. During Menelickís reign as emperor, he suppr