strong nation has political, economic, and social control over a weaker nation
What is the White Man's Burden?
idea that the west must "civilize" backward nations
What are the Colonial Powers?
powers that force their culture and political systems on their colonies
Why does the colony exist?
colony exists to benefit the colonial power
How was imperialism fueled?
by the need for markets and resources for industrialization
When did the US become an imperialist power?
after the Spanish-American War
What countries did the US acquire after the Spanish American War?
Guam, Puerto Rico, and Philippines
American businesses fueled US acquisition for what country?
What policy did President Teddy Roosevelt have?
"Big Stick" policy
What place did US intervene and build a canal?
Panama canal; intervened in Latin America
How did Japan react to Imperialism?
Japan modernizes to protect herself from imperialist take over.
How does China result from imperialism?
China is separated into Spheres of Influence
What policy does US support in China?
Open Door Policy
What do struggles in African nations link to?
Directly linked to past imperialist policies