Cause: The initial cause for the rebellion was rumors that the British were greasing their guns with pig and cow fat, both sacred to the two dominating Indian religions.
Effect: The Indians rebelled resulting in Indian nationalism, and a hope for freedom.
Cause: North Africa drew the French in because of its raw materials, but the modernness of the Nile River Valley inspired France to do more.
Effect: The building of the Suez Canal. The Suez Canal allowed there to be a faster way from Europe to Asia. Although this was made for the better good of the Europeans, it still benefits many today.
Cause: The colonization of South Africa by the British.
Effect: The world's largest produced in diamonds was formed.
Although the De Beers do/did not treat their workers with respect, at all, they have made the economy of South Africa increase.
Muhammad Ahmad and his forces resisted British rule for over thirty years. Muhammad Ahmad refused to turn over Sudan to Britain, because of his African nationalism. This showed the people of Africa that Europeans were no better than them.
Cause: Racism towards Africans from Europeans.
Effect: Muhammad Ahmad refused to turn over Sudan to Britain for 30+ years. This sparked much needed African nationalism.
Cause: The Americans invaded the Philippines.
Effect: This caused Filipinos to revolt and sparked nationalism.
Cause: The tension of South Africa, between the Boers, the indigenous people (the Zulu's), and Britain created a long period of wars.
Effect: The high tensions of these three groups caused for a unification, even though the indigenous peoples welfare was not considered at all.