East Africa

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1986

Book ID 72

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editors East Africa, 1986
Extract Date: 1498

first Europeans to reach East Africa by sea

Portuguese sailors under the command of Vasco da Gama become the first Europeans to reach East Africa by sea, stopping at Mombasa and Malindi

Extract ID: 188

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editors East Africa, 1986
Extract Date: 1846

first Europeans to set eyes on Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya

German missionaries Johann [sic] Rebmann and Johann [sic] Krapf become the first Europeans to set eyes on Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya respectively

Extract ID: 858

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editors East Africa, 1986
Extract Date: 1884

Carl Peters forms the Society for German Colonisation

German metaphysician Dr. Carl Peters forms the Society for German Colonisation; his treaties with African chiefs in present-day Tanzania bring huge tracts of land under German control, starting the European 'scramble for Africa'.

Extract ID: 816

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editors East Africa, 1986
Extract Date: 1892

The entire [Tanzanian] national stock [of sisal plants] was propagated

The entire [Tanzanian] national stock [of Sisal plants] was propagated from only 62 plants imported illegally from Latin America in 1892

Extract ID: 1361

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editors East Africa, 1986
Extract Date: 1905-1907

The Maji-Maji rebellion

The Maji-Maji rebellion against German rule spreads throughout southern Tanganyika. It serves to unite disparate tribal groups against foreign domination, but at least 75,000 lives are lost in vain.

Extract ID: 558

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editors East Africa, 1986
Extract Date: 1922

German East Africa

German East Africa, renamed Tanganyika, is mandated to Britain by the League of Nations.

Extract ID: 994

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editors East Africa, 1986
Extract Date: 1960 September 01

Sir Richard Turnbull summoned Julius Nyerere

Sir Richard Turnbull summoned Julius Nyerere and asked him to form a government

Extract ID: 1383

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editors East Africa, 1986

Protectorate proclaimed

The Protectorate of British East Africa is proclaimed.

Extract ID: 128

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editors East Africa, 1986

the mountain relieved some of the pressures

In 1983 the mountain relieved some of the pressures still at work under the rift by blowing up, and in the process coated its 610-metre cone with an alkaline lava which, on contact with the air, immediately turned to crystals of sodium carbonate - washing soda.

Extract ID: 764
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