- from Age of Imperialism
750L - 890L
Tensions rose in Europe as nations fought over African territory. Europeans risked war with each other over colonial borders and claims.
The solution they reached tore the African continent apart. It set in motion more than a century of exploitation and disregard for the people who lived there. The effects still echo across the continent. In the end, African nations would be free once again. But that struggle for freedom was not easy.