Resource includes four assignments about European imperialism in Africa in the 1800s. The first assignment has students examine a map of Africa showing European imperialism and answer questions. The second assignment is on Rudyard Kipling's "The White Man's Burden," and has students analyze the poem and two political cartoons that demonstrate Kipling's attitude. The third assignment includes more sources on Social Darwinism and helps students analyze European attitudes towards Africa. Finally, the last assignment is a literary excerpt from Chinua Achebe's "Things Fall Apart," which has students examine direct vs. indirect rule and how European imperialism affects the characters in Achebe's novel.