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WHY did British feel need 2 get involved in the Sudan

Sudán WAS a WAY if creating a buffer zone to protect Egypt and the nile
It wld put end to French animosity towards them as they cldnt fight back after this
Framed as crusade for civilisation and avenging General Gordon
2 avoid broader Pan-Islamic nationalist

2

British campaign in March 1896 under command of

Under command of Sir Herbert Kitchener

3

WHAT gov was the March 1896 campaign under and who was PM

Salisbury
Conservative
Pro-imp

4

Why did Britain launch first conquest of Sudan in 1896

Bcos of possibility of French intrusion

5

Invasion of Sudan was in the name of

Civilisation and general Gordon

6

WHY did public interest increase

1897-98 : more and more Brit troops required to fight

7

How did Kitchener win

Long range rifles and machine guns

8

How many did Kitchener kill with his long rage rifles and machine guns

Killed 11,000 and injured 16,000

9

How did public react to Kitchener massacre

A group of MPs took an unprecedented step of opposing the £30,000 for Kitchener ( although he eventually got it )

10

Who'd Kitchener have to meet with

Marchand, they met and were both civil, Marchand decided to withdraw believing he was upholding the dignity of his country

11

BUT what happened with France and England

International row followed as France felt humiliated and accused Britain of flouting its rights but Britain rejected this and said Britain had no right to any land

12

How did British public react to Frances beliefs and Britains reaction.

THE general public supported this unbending policy

13

WHAT did lord Cromer say in 1908 after public hanging following suppression of another small uprising in Sudan

"The less attention is drawn to these matters the better"

14

When did Marchand try and do

1898 tried to capture fort a fashoda

15

Sudán cld serve as a. ? For ?

A BUFFER FOR EEHYPT TO PROTECT IT

16

WHAT impressed correspondents and what did they send enthusiastic reports of back to the public in suda.

THE use of the SIngle track railway along front line that allowed for loftiness

17

Italian defeats

1896 Aswan Ethiopia gave Salisbury opportunity to move in