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1

Between 1880 and 1900 how much of Africa was appropriated by European powers

90%

2

By 1900 how many square miles did Britain and France have

Britain: 5 million square miles
France: 3.5 million

3

WHY was Africa risky

Between 1819 and 1836 the average annual death rate for Euro troops stationed on the west coast was 20% for officers and nearly 50% for men

4

- savage

Noble savage

5

Africans were seen as

Childlike

6

How did the British regard African customs

They regarded Africa as not having any