The modern history of Africa was, until very recently, written on behalf of the indigenous races by the white man, who had forcefully entered the continent during a particularly hubristic and dynamic phase of European history. In 1884, Prince Otto von Bismark, the German chancellor, brought the plenipotentiaries of all major powers of Europe together, to deal with Africa’s colonization in such a manner as to avoid provocation of war. This event, known as the Berlin Conference of 1884-1885, galvanized a phenomenon that came to be known as the Scramble for Africa.
- Lucerna Academy families: Use this book for 3 weeks in Year 3 Dialectic History class.
- Tapestry of Grace families: this is a replacement for the now out-of-print book entitled World Studies: Africa. Use for 3 weeks in Year 3 Unit 4, and 1 week in Year 4 Unit 3.