desire to MAKE $, to expand and coontrol foreignt TRADE, to create NEW markets for products, to acquire RAW materials and cheap labor. to compete for INVESTMENTS and resources, and to EXPORT industrial technology and transportation methods
nations desire to GAIN POWER, to COMPETE with other EUROPEAN countries, to EXPAND TERRITORY, to excersie militarty force, to gain PRESTIGE by WINNIN COLONIES, and boost NATIONAL PRIDE and SECURITY
deisre to SPREAD CHRISTIANITY, PROTECT europena missonairies in toher lands, to SPREAD European VALUES & MORAL BELIEFS, & EDUCTAE pplz of other cultures, & to END SLAVE TRADE in Africa
desire to EXPLORE "UNKNOWN" or uncharted territory, to conduct scientific research, to conduct medical searches for the cause and treatments diseases, to go on an ADVENTURE, to INVESTIATE "unknown" LANDS AND CULTURES
based on CULTURAL VALUES such as belief that WHITE race was SUPERIOR and all other cultures were "PRIMITIVE", Europeans should "CIVILIZE" peoples in other parts of the world, great NATIONS should have been EMPIRES, and only the STRONGEST nations will survive.
The siezure of a country or territory by a stronger country.
a social theory of time in which charles darwins ideas about evolution and naturla selection were applied to human society. The fittest for survival enjoyed wealth and success, was seen as superior to others
meeting in which 14 european nations met together to set laws for the division of Africa
chied which used highly disciplined warriors and good military organization to create a large centralized state
Boer War ( south african war)
war bet. british and the boers( dutch). Boears launched commando raids and used gueuilla tactics against the british.
an interest in or taking of land for its strategic location or products. This played an important role in the fate of the ottoman empire
a canal, supported by Ism'il which was a man-made water that cut through the Isthmus of Suez, Coonnected the red sea to the meditterean
rebellioon of Hindu and Muslim solideiers against the British Rule in India
british rule after india came under the british crown furing the reign of Quenn Victoria
"Jewwl in the Crown"
Britian considered India this, since they felt it was the most valuable all britains colonies.