Chapter 11 timeline

Events

Drug Quinin

1829

The drug quinin was perfected and it protected lots of people from being infected from a disease

European trading with africa

1850

The European trading with Africa became well established

Napolean 3

1852

Napoleon 3 proclaims himself emperor of France

Diamonds

1867

they discovered diamonds in Africa

Suez Canal

1869

The Suez Canal opens

Bismarck

1871

Bismarck completes unification of German Empire

livingstone and stanely

1871

henry stanely finds dr livingstone

Stanely signs treaties

1879 - 1882

Stanely signs treaties with local chiefs of the Congo River Valley

Congo River

1882

The french had approved a treaty that gave France the Northern bank of the Congo River

The maxim gun

1884

The maxim gun was invented, it was the first automatic machine gun

Rules for African Colonization

1884 - 1885

Berlin Conference sets rules for African Colonization

Gold

1886

they found gold in south Africa, this made europeans interested in colonizing the continent

Annexation

1898

The United states acquires philippines, annexes Hawaii

Spanish American war

1898

The United states wins the Spanish-American War

Boar war

1899

The boar war begins in South Africa

Revolution

1910

Mexican Revolution begins

Europe controls Africa

1914

Most of Africa is under European control

World war 1

1914

World war 1 begins

European Control

1914

only liberia and ethiopia remained free from european control

ww1

1918

World war 1 ends