Nationalism and Imperialism
A policy in which a strong nation seeks to dominate other countries poitically, socially, and economically.
loyalty to a nation and promotion of its interests above all others
|colony||a geographical area politically controlled by a distant country|
|industrialize||to change an economy to rely more on manufactoring and less on farming|
|native||a person who was born in a particular place|
|protectorate||a nation whose independence is limited by the control of a more powerful country|
|Scramble for Africa||between 1870-1914 much of Africa colonized; European nations ignored natural or previously established tribal boundaries|
|militarism||policy of building up strong armed forces to prepare for war|
|Commodore Mathew Perry||After arriving with a fleet of warships, he gets Japan to sign the Treaty of Kanagawa (1854) opening some ports to America. Helps to end Japanese isolation|
|overpopulated||when there aren't enough resources available to support the population|
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