Imperialism in Africa - Egypt and the Suez Canal - Reading, Cartoon and Map - This 6 page resource details the basic history of imperialism in Africa in regards to Egypt and the creation of the Suez Canal. The resource includes a reading based on the history of imperialism in Egypt during the Age of Imperialism in Africa. It contains concise information on the influence of France and Britain in the country and the significance of the Suez Canal to each during the Age of Imperialism in Africa. The resource also contains a set of 12 questions related to the reading and a political cartoon contained in the resource. Your students will use the questions to analyze the cartoon. The cartoon is related to British control in Egypt during the time of imperialism in Africa. Finally, the resource includes a short map activity wherein students are required to map the significant places discussed in the reading. The entire resource includes a detailed teacher key for ease of assessment.
This is an excellent tool to learn about the history of imperialism in Africa and will make a great addition to your imperialism in Africa unit of study.