In 1914 Britain claimed all of Nigeria as a colony.
Twice Persia gave up territories to Russia do to defeat.
Persia became more appealing in 1908 due to oil discovery.
Persia lacked capital, so British took control of oil fields.
Called for a new constitution that gave her more power and restored political power of Hawaiian at the expense of wealthy planters.
Was overthrown by businessmen in 1893.
Used highly disciplined warriors and good military organization to create a large centralized state.
His successors were weak and unable to keep the kingdom together.
Occurred throughout most of Africa
settlers, to African land.
War was between British and boers.
Boers launched commando raids and used guerrilla tactics. The British fought back by burning their farms and imprisoning women and children in disease ridden concentration camps.
Britain and France didn’t want Russia to gain anymore land so they combine forces with the Ottoman Empire and if defeated Russia.
Was the first war woman had positions as nurses (Florence Nightingale).
Was the first were covered by newspaper correspondents.
Claimed the US promised independence after the Spanish-American war ended.
Declared independence and Established the Philippine republic.
British jailed sepoys who disobeyed orders.
Signed treaty, was tricked into giving all of Ethiopa two Italians, declared war (battle of Adowa), won!