African American Imperialism

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As the world approached the 20th century, several powers grew desperate far more land and more control. Between the 1870 and 1900 years, Africa and Asia faced European imperialist aggression, diplomatic pressures, military invasion, and eventual conquest and colonization. The event that happened in Africa and Asia during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries had pushed African and Asian to make important political decisions in order to properly respond to Western imperialism. In that period, neither African people or Asian had the power to stand against to the Western imperialism, and eventually both continents had to sign unequal treaties that forced them to open their ports and cities to foreign merchants.

The European imperialist designs and pressures of the late nineteenth century provoked African and Asian political and diplomatic responses, and eventually military resistance. However, the way this event happened in each continents and their reaction to it were very different. According to exhibitions.nypl.org, during and after the Berlin Conference, many European countries sent out people to sigh so called treaties
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According to the reading “Afro-Asian Solidarity and the World Mission of the Peoples of Africa and Asia, 1957”, the author illustrates the idea of Afro-Asian solidarity against the Western imperialist countries. This idea states the fact we cannot live peacefully in a world threatened by the shadow of war. African and Asian people realized the fact their weight in the international balance has now become preponderant. They had a colossal number of people, natural resources, and their strategic positions. They reached a conclusion that the outbreak of war is impossible so long as they insist on peace, especially if they do not content themselves with a mere negative
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