What was the Berlin Conference?


Involvement in Africa before 1884Prior to the Berlin Conference, European colonization of Africa was present but limited, with only 10% of Africa under European control in 1870. In the 1870s, the "scramble for Africa" began in earnest, with 90% of Africa under European control by WWI. Early European Colonization in…

What Conference Is Clemson In?


The Atlantic Coast Conference.The Atlantic Coast Conference was formed on May 8, 1953, at the Sedgefield Inn near Greensboro, NC, with seven charter members-Clemson, Duke, Maryland, North Carolina, North Carolina State, South Carolina, and Wake Forest-working out the conference's charter. The withdrawal of seven schools from the Southern Conference occurred…

What was the Yalta Conference?


The Yalta Conference was a meeting of three World War II allies: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin. The trio met in February 1945 in the resort town of Yalta on the Black Sea coast of the Crimean Peninsula. The" Big…

When was the Berlin Conference?


The Berlin Conference of 1884-1885 marked the culmination of European competition for territory in Africa, a process commonly known as the Scramble for Africa. In the 1870s and early 1880s, European nations such as Britain, France, and Germany sought natural resources for their growing industrial sectors as well as a…