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The conquering of foreign territories by powerful countries for natural resources to markets is called imperialism.
The White man's burden
It was to spread Christianity, civilize, educate, and end the slave trade
Most imperialistic country. Sun never set on British empire
Dutch east India company owns, first multinational corporations, controls trade in Asia.
At first isolated, Admiral Matthew Perry forces to open ports or war, he force also China,, He brings fleet to Tokyo, and forces Japan to open for trade.
Fights England in Opium War, rebels against foreigners in boxer rebellion, Qing dynasty ends.
A member of the ditch that settles in Southern Africa in the late 17th century
East India Company
An English company formed for the exploitation of trade with East and Southeast Asia, and India. This company went to war with Chinese.
Indian National Conference
Founded in 1885 and wanted a larger role in making British policy for India.
A Scottish explorer was settles in Africa and had found lake nagami, the Zambezi river, and Victoria falls. He went from east to west going across the continent.
Matthew Commodore Perry
He was a naval officer who went on an expedition to Japan for trade relations. It resulted in a treaty and opened the Far East to U.S. influence.
A politician in South Africa. He was the founder of Rhodesio, and started a college called Rhodes college.
The last federal Japanese military government
A member of a South African tribe living in Kwazulu-natal province
A member of the early people of New Zealand
Known as the "jewel in the crown", controlled the British east India company, and sepoy mutiny against British rule.
Suez Canal imported for trades routes in Egypt, divided up at 1884 Berlin Conference, and Emporer Menelik of Ethiopia defeats Italy.
Ruled directly by a foreign power
Controlled by foreign power
Sphere of influence
Foreign power gets exclusive rights
A waterway in Panama that connects the Atlantic and the pacific
The Suez Canal
A canal in Egypt that was build by a French company and it runs between port said and suez
When people gain the psychological and social characteristics
The practice of managing or governing individual people, business, and nations.
A theory in the 19th century, inspired by Darwanism, when a social order is reported as the product of selection of people best suited to already existing conditions to live and I'm accord with Laissez faire.
1st boer war
British were trying to control all of South Africa. Boers (Dutch German and French farmers) did not like this. They made a new country called the Orange free state. Alfred Milner, Governor of the Cape and the a High Commissioner of South Africa, called war to gain the riches. The British arrived and refused to leave, creating the first boer war.
2nd boer war
The British fought against the South African Republic and the Orange Free State. The British won and both territories were annexed.
An anti-imperialistic uprising which took place in China towards the end of the Qing dynasty between 1899 and 1901
European colonization in African during the New Imperialism. It was 1884-1885
Japanese expansion- began in 1931 during the invasion of Manchuria until 1937 with an attack on China. Japan joined the axis powers with Germany and Italy in 1940.
Between the 1880-1970s. They expanded in manufacturing. They grew in per capita.
Different events which rotated imperial rule to Japan under the E,poorer named Meiji. This was 1868.
A concept by President James Monroe is that any intervention by foreign powers in U.S. politics is hostile to our country.
Wars between China and Britain during the 19th century. The wars were due to China's unsuccess to stop the smuggling of opium
1500-1880s. When they drove off the nomads. Russia went to many wars with such places as Ukraine and fought in the Russo-Kazan wars to build up their nation
The Russo-Japanese war
Fought for the control of Korea and Manchuria. TheJapanese won every battle.
The Scramble for Africa
The rushed conquest of Africa by big powers in Europe beginning with Belgium
This was from 1876-1914
Sepoy rebellion 1857
Sepoys of the president of Bengal revolted the British officers.
A war between Japan and China for control of Korea. This happened in the late 19th century.
A huge civil war in China between the Manchu-led Qing dynasty and the Christian millenarian movement of the heavenly kingdom of peace
The Spanish- American War
A conflict between America and Spain that ended Spain's colonial rule in America.
The Revolution had ended dictatorship in Mexico and had established a republic with a constitution.
Causes of imperialism
Military and national security, missionary work, nationalism/rivalry, need for new market, racism/ right to rule "inferiors", source of raw materials.
Military and national security
The idea to slow power through military by taking over another country. It makes security safe for European power.
To spread your religious belief to other countries so that countries may be your same religion
To have intense pride in a nation which gives the feeling that the nation is superior
Need for new markets
To be able to sell products to each other
Racism/ right to rule "inferiors"
The idea to bring the native people to civilization. Social Darwinism was what they thought since they "dominated" over another country.
Source of raw materials
Many countries needed raw materials which could be found in foreign countries.
The Philippines rebel
Filipinos are upset that the U.S. did not give the, independance. Emilio Aguinaldo leads a bloody 3 year conflict. U.S. is victorious and controls the Philippines until 1946.
U.s. sugar plantations become very valuable
U.S. overthrows Queen Liliuokalani and takes Hawaii
Benefits of Imperialism
Schools and hospitals are built in colonies
Infrastructure improved with roads, railroads, and postal services.
3 methods used by the U.S. to acquire territory
Through purchase (treaty), wars, and annexation of land
4 place the U.S. used imperialism
The phill appeared, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Samoan Islands in the Pacific.
3 effects of Imperialism
no longer had tariffs on goods, the U.S. became a larger imperialistic power, gained naval bases arid the world, and the land conquered became educated.
They did not get involved because the Monroe doctrine states that they must stay in the Western Hemisphere
Why was America hesitant at first to get involved in foreign affairs?
Areas in the Pacific Ocean is what the U.S. aquired
What area of the world are most of the areas acquired after 1850 in?
The 13 colonies treaty with Britian
Louisiana Purchase (purchased from France)
Florida (treaty with Spain)
Oregon (treaty with Britian)
Gadsden Purchase ( Purchase from Mexico)
Alaska (Purchase from Russia)
American Samoa ( Treaty with Germany and Britain)
Places the U.S. had bought/ treaty
Places the U.S. had annexed
Mexican cession (Mexican American war)
Philippines (Spanish American War)
Puerto Rico (Spanish American War)
Guam (Spanish American War)
Places the U.S. had fought for in war
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