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Flashcards in Egypt Deck (6)
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1

Semi-independent

Trying to establish full independence

2

Muhammad Ali

Father of modern Egypt, modernized army, tax collection, irrigation works, cotton production (agriculture), international trade, western trained military

3

Suez Canal

Symbol of imperialism, Ferdinand de Lesseps, Britain gained control

4

Britain control

Lifeline of British empire, connection to India
Britain = Egypt = protectorate

5

British protectorate

Protect the interests until Britain feels that Egypt can function on their own

6

Ottoman influence

Absorbed by Turks into Ottoman Empire