Scramble for Africa (Imperialism in Africa) - Webquest with Teacher Key - This 12 page resource focuses on the Scramble for Africa and European imperialism in Africa during the Age of Imperialism. It contains a webquest that uses two different websites and requires students to complete 26 different questions (including a map) related to the Scramble for Africa. It contains a detailed teacher key for ease of assessment.
Your students will learn about the overall Scramble for Africa and European imperialism in the Age of Imperialism. Specifically, the webquest will help your students understand: Eurocentrism, the Berlin Conference, King Leopold II of Belgium and his brutal control of the Congo, a brief look at the Atlantic Slave Trade, and other topics. Your students will come to appreciate the significance of the Scramble for Africa and the major people, events and themes related to it during the Age of Imperialism. As well, the map activity will require your students to briefly label significant locations in Africa related to British imperialism.
This is an excellent resource to use when learning about European imperialism in Africa during a World History course. It will make a great addition to your unit of study of the Scramble for Africa! It could be used as a tool for introducing or reviewing the Scramble for Africa.