Building Overseas Empires
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Britain, France, Germany, and other European powers scramnled for African territories.
Boer War faught between British and Boers in Southern Africa
In Egypt, Napoleans egyptian campaign highlighted Ottoman decline and opened a new era of European contact with muslim regions of the world.
Between 600,000 and 1.5 million Armenians were killed because Muslim Turks accused christian Armenians of supporting Russian plans against ottoman empire.
The Mughal Empire was collapsing from a lack of strong rulers. Britain then turned it's commercial interests in the region into political ones.
Opium War took place involving China and British empire. This war happened because of British trade.
French Indochina was an area in Southwest Asia where the French had control of Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia.
Spanish - American War was fought between Spain and the USA over Cuba's attempt to win independence from Spain.
1899 - 1902
1700 - 1725
1890 - 1915
1839 - 1860
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