Young Winston: Churchill and the Charge
A 21-year old Winston Churchill takes part in the Battle of Omdurman during the Mahdist rebellion in Sudan.

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  1. How might an experience like this shape Churchill's later ideas about warfare?
  2. How are the British soldiers outfitted? What about the Mahdists?

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    identify the major political, economic, and social motivations that influenced European imperialism
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