Colonies in which settlers from the imperialist nations occupied the land.
Colonies in which a few foreign officials ruled over the local population.
spheres of influence
Territories that were controlled mostly by one dominant imperialist nation.
The expanding of a country's power or influence by diplomacy (friendly relations between countries) or military force.
When newly industrialized nations close off their markets and sources of supply to protect their developing businesses.
What historians call this period of expansion by the imperialist countries.