Type
Word Search
Description

FAMILIES
LEGISLATION
INDIAN
UNSKILLED
SKILLED
PEDI
XHOSAS
ZULUS
DISPOSSESSION
LAND
DIAMONDS
BOERS
BHAMBATHA
CHAMBERS
RANDLORDS

Africa Unit Test Crossword Review

Type
Crossword
Description

Location of West Africa Conference in 1884-85 Berlin
King of Belgium that colonized the Congo for its rubber Leopold
Objectives that imperialists agreed on when claiming African territory Noble
Where gold was discovered in 1886 in South Africa Witwatersrand
Hostile indigenous chiefdom under King Shaka Zulu
Afrikaans word that means "white farmer" Boer
Conflict between British and Dutch to determine control of gold mines and South Africa Boer War
British colonist that wanted to control Cape Town to Cairo Rhodes
First port discovered by the Portuguese and then later claimed by the Dutch settlers Cape Town
Large Afrikaner community; judicial capital of South Africa Bloemfontein
South African city that found its first diamond in 1867 Kimberley
German Chancellor that hosted the Berlin West Africa Conference in 1884-85 Bismarck
Number of objectives agreed upon by imperialists in Berlin in 1884-85 Four
Term that means a species native to a certain area (plants, animals, humans, etc.) Indigenous
Rubber is made from this? Coagulated sap
One method used by the Belgians against the Congolese to force them to meet their rubber quotas Hostage-taking
A cruel and ruthless dictator that holds all power Despot
A fixed number of a product that must be made/gathered in a specific frame of time Quota
A two-week time period that Congolese men were given to gather between 6-8 pounds of rubber Fortnight
What kind of trees rubber sap comes from: Rubber
The executive capital of South Africa, where the president is inaugurated into office Pretoria
French Prime Minister that allied with Germany and helped organize the Berlin West Africa Conference Ferry
Mass movement of 5,000+ Afrikaner families moving inland to establish their own governing systems, separate of Great Britain Great Trek
Process of extending one's empire/influence over smaller, weaker territories. This is done either through force or diplomacy. Imperialism
The invention of this tire triggered a craze to gather rubber during the mid--late 1800s. Bicycle
The invention of this triggered a second craze to gather rubber in the early 1900s. Automobile
The inventor of the rubber tire Dunlop
Which imperialist laid claim to the diamonds in Kimberley in 1867? Great Britain
Which imperialist country laid claim to Witwatersrand in 1886 when gold was discovered? Netherlands
Major city of South Africa, just south of Pretoria Johannesburg
An aggressive indigenous chiefdom, smaller in numbers, but allied with Zulus against imperialists Xhosa
Another name for an indigenous community, governed by a chief? Chiefdom
Who was not invited to the West Africa Conference in 1884-85? Africa
Germany and France allied in the late 1800s to prevent which imperialist from maintaining global superiority? England
Who won the First Boer War of 1899-1902? British
Which Noble Objective was most commonly violated by imperialists in Africa? Slavery
How did Belgian soldiers keep track of how much rubber Congolese men collected? Metal disks
What country was invited to the Berlin West Africa Conference with no interest in colonizing Africa? United States
What Noble Objective was strongly followed, but for the interests of imperialist profits? Trade and Commerce
What other Noble Objective was evident in many African colonies once imperialists brought missionaries in? Religion
After this resource was discovered in South Africa, it created the biggest economic boom for the South African global market: Gold
Name given to the descendants of Dutch-speaking persons living in South Africa: Afrikaner

Geography and Early History of Africa Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The mass migration of Boers onto Zulu lands resulting in conflict Great Trek
commodity even more valuable than gold during the early West African trading empires salt
the need for natural resources and raw materials was the ____ motive for European colonization of Africa Economic
the movement to end slavery throughout the world abolition
Great King of the Zulus who united the tribes to oppose the migrating Dutch onto their ancestral lands Shaka
dominates the geography of eastern Africa Great Rift Valley
meaning mass displacement, a significant effect of the slave trade on Africa Diaspora
the desire to create vast empires abroad as a form of nationalism was the ___ motive for European colonization in Africa political
when ancestry is derived from one's mother; common in some traditional African cultures matrilineal
british doctor and missionary whose travels to Africa helped spark European interest in the vast continent David Livingstone
conflict between the British and Dutch in South Africa over the gold and diamond trade Boer War
West African country set up by freed slaves from the United States in 1847 Liberia
the first industrialized country to outlaw slavery in 1807? Britain
meaning a common agreement for the good of the community; common in some traditional African cultures Consensus
dominates the geography of North Africa Sahara
the reason for initial European interest in Africa gold
when European colonial powers made decisions on how to divide up the African continent in 1884 Berlin Conference
West African country set up by the British for freed slaves in the late 1700s Sierra Leone
the eastern coast of Africa is traditionally known as the ____ coast because of its trading with the Arab and the language that resulted Swahili
Dutch settlers in South Africa in 1652 Boers
the first european country to make contact with the African continent Portugal
extensive grasslands in eastern and southern africa that is home to an abundance of wildlife savanna
the concept of having multiple wives; common in some traditional African cultures polygamy
located along Nile River and supplies hydroelectric power to much of Egypt Aswan High Dam
where the Dutch settled in South Africa in 1652 cape town

Apartheid Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A way of keeping non-white South Africans separate form the white South Africans Apartheid
An anti-apartheid activist that became president of South Africa Nelson Mandela
South Africans of Dutch descent Boers
The country at the tip of the south piece of Africa South Africa
A court specialized in dealing with apartheid (abbreviation) TRC
South Africa was granted this by the British in 1910 Independence
Nelson Mandela was released from _______ in 1990 Prison
A South African politician who served as the country's State President from August 1989 to May 1994 FWdeKlark
People did this from 1950's - 1970's for equality Protest
This could be another word for apartheid Segregation
Apartheid separated the _______ from the blacks Whites
In 1998, the TRC presented a _________ Report

The Age of Exploration Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Spanish conqueror of Mexico Hernan Cortes
took the lead in European exploration Portugal
went around the cape and cut across the Indian ocean to the coast of India Vasco de Gama
a thriving spice trade port melaka
believed he could reach Asia by sailing west instead of east around Africa Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus explored these coastlines cuba
persuaded the king of Spain to finance his voyage to Asia through the western hemisphere Ferdinand Magellan
explored the New England coastline of the Americas for England John Cabot
his letters described the land he saw led to the use of the name America Amerigo Vespucci
individuals with firearms, organizational skills, and determination that led to success conquistadors
Aztec monarch montezuma
landed on the pacific coast of south America with 180 men Francisco Pizarro
the right of landowners to use native Americans as laborers encomienda
the exchange of plants and animals between Europe and Asia columbian exchange
a settlement of people living in a new territory, linked to a parent country colony
a set of principles that dominated society mercantilism
the difference in value between what a nation imports and what it exports balance of trade
payments subsides
large agricultural estates plantations
connected Europe, Asia, and Africa triangular trade
the middle portion of the triangular trade route middle passage
"so great is the corruption that our country is being completely depopulated" king afonso
pulled into the slave trade benin
in the 1500's Portugal came to dominate this land Brazil
Spanish and Portuguese officials who had been born in Europe peninsulares
descendants of Europeans born in Latin America creoles
offspring of Europeans and Native Americans mestizos
offspring of Africans and Europeans mulattoes

The Mineral Revolution in South Africa Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Gold Rush
Reserves
Randlord
Discriminate
Miners
King Sekhukhune
Victory
Rifles
Taxes
Unite
Prospector
Exile
Appalling
Independence
Kimberley
De Beers
Alliance
Enemy
Racial division
Britain
Chiefs
Wealth
Dispossession
Pedi
Xhosa
Zulu
African kingdoms
Witwatersrand
Gold
Mines
Deep level
Land expansionism
Compounds
Migrant labour
Diamond mining
Mineral Revolution

Map Skills Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

northwest
southwest
southeast
northeast
west
east
south
north
compass rose
globe
greenwich england
prime meridian
equator
longitude
latitude
africa
europe
australia
antarctica
asia
north america
south america
continent
atlantic
arctic
indian
southern
pacific
ocean

Imperialism Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The domination by one country of the political, economic, and/or cultural life of another country or region. Imperialism
The belief that only the fittest survive in human political and economic struggle. Social Darwinism
The ruling nation relies on the existing political rulers in the subject nation to lead the country. Indirect Control
Country with its own government but under the control of an outside power Protectorate
A foreign region in which a nation has control over trade and other economic activities. Sphere of Influence
Name given to India, because it was the most valuable of all British colonies Jewel In The Crown
employed Indian soldiers for the British East Company who operated trading posts in India to protect the Company's interests. Sepoy
Competition between European countries to imperialize/claim land and its natural resources in Africa Scramble For Africa
Africa, because the interior was completely unknown Dark Continent
(1899-1902) a war in which Great Britain defeated the Boers of South Africa Boer War
King of Zulu nation in South Africa. United the area before white settlers moved in. A military genius & leader of the Zulu's, eager to learn about the white military technology Shaka Zulu
An economic situation in which a country sells more goods abroad than it buys from abroad Favorable Balance of Trade
rights under which foreigners were not subject to Chinese law An exemption of foreign residents from the laws of a country. Extraterritorial Rights
A British colony in China, received after the first Opium War and returned to China in 1997 Hong Kong
The modernization and industrialization of Japan in the 1800's Meiji Restoration
1854 treaty between Japan and the US. Japan agreed to open Japanese ports to merchant ships for trade. Treaty of Kanagawa
He was the commodore of the US navy and caused the Japanese emperor to sign the Treaty of Kanagawa and open Japanese ports to trade Commodore Matthew Perry
War between Russia and Japan over Manchuria; Japan wins and takes parts of Manchuria under its control. Russo-Japanese War
In 1910 Japan officially imposed annexation on Korea, or brought that country under Japan's control. They were very harsh rulers. Annexation of Korea
1894-1895, war between China and Japan in which Japan gained Taiwan and Pescadores Islands. Also begun taking over Manchuria. Sino-Japanese War

Imperialism Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a territory that a colonial power ruled directly through colonial officials colony
African country that remained independent via their military Ethiopia
a soldier from colonial India under the direction of a British Commander sepoy
one of the inspirations for Westerners to colonize China gold
effort by the Righteous and Harmonious Fists to expel foreigners from China Boxer Rebellion
largest colonial power in Africa England
little buddy of the USA in Africa...remained independent Liberia
British adventurer who made millions in gold and diamonds in Africa Cecil Rhodes
pride in your country, support of its policies, and feeling of superiority nationalism
acronym for the motives of imperialism name
meeting where Europeans agreed on how to divide up the African continent Berlin Conference
had to inform others that you wanted part of Africa Article 34
lead European leaders at the Berlin Conference Otto von Bismark
author of White Man's Burden Rudyard Kipling
colony with its own government but policies guided by a foreign power protectorate
time between 1800-1914 when countries set out to control foreign lands Age of Imperialism
political, economic, social, military control of another country imperialism
a region where an imperial power has exclusive economic and trading control sphere of inluence
amount of input Africans had at the Berlin Conference zero
competition by Europeans to claim part of Africa Scramble for Africa
poem advocating "westernization" of Africa and other non-industrialized areas White Man's Burden

Chapter 3:The Colonies Come of Age Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Grown by farmer for sale Cash crops
18th century movement Enlightenment
Conflict in North America 1754-1763 French & Indian War
Transfer of British monarchy Glorious revolution
Revival of religious Great awakening
Increasing wealth by trade Mercantilism
Voyage from Africa to North America Middle passage
Series of law by parliament Navigation acts
Legislative body of England Parliament
Britain settled in Appalachian Mountains Proclamation
Relaxing enforcement Salutary neglect
Person becomes property of others Slave
Uprising of slaves in South Carolina Stono
Trade law in 1764 Sugar act
Trade in goods & people Triangular trade

South Asia Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A landmass that is like a continent, only smaller such as south asia, which is called indian subcontinent SUBCONTINENT
A mountain range in South Asia that includes Mount Everest, the world's tallest mountain peak Himalaya Mountains
Land that is rich farmland, composed of clay silt, sand or gravel deposited by running water Alluvial plains
A set of closely gropuped islands ARCHIPELAGO
A seasonal wind, especially in south asia MONSOON
A violent storm with fierce winds and heavy rain; the most extreme weather pattern in south asia CYCLONE
A dominant religion of india HINDUISM
River in south asia; an important resource flowing more that 1,500 miles from its source in a himalayas glacier to the bay of bengal GANGES RIVER
A high level brought by a cyclone that swamps low-lying areas STORM SURGES
A broadened seaward end a river, where the rivers current meets the ocean tides Estuary
The period of British rule in india raj
The movement that uses all means of protest except violence nonviolent resistence
The process of breaking up large landholdings to attain a more balanced land distribution among farmers land reform
an agricultural program launched by scientists in the 1960's to develop higher-yielding grains varieties and improve food production GREEN REVOLUTION