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Strayer Chapter 18 Key Terms
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A new kind of racism that emerged in the nineteenth century that increasingly used science to support racial prejudices and preferences.
Scramble for Africa
Name used for the process of the European countries partition of the continent of Africa between themselves in the period 1875-1900.
Massive uprising against British rule. The rebellion first broke out among Indian troops in British employ.
King of Belgium from 1865-1909. Private owner of the Congo Free State is held up as the worst abuse of Europe's second wave of industrialization.
Peasants were required to cultivate at least 20 percent of their land in cash crops, such as sugar or coffee, for sale at low and fixed prices to government contractors.
agricultural production, often on a large scale, of crops for sale in the market rather than for consumption by the farmers themselves.
Western- Educated Elite
Ability for social mobility and interaction with the government, Africans and Asians who were literate were seen as a lot more valuable and often adopted elements of Western Culture
Woman who experienced a changing of times into British control, and although being circumcised, was married and became Christian, further living a Western life
Africanization of Christianity
Process where millions who converted to Christianity sought to maintain older traditions along side newer christian beliefs.
Influential Indian religious leader who used Hinduism to unite his country and offer a sense of community
West African scholar. Argued that each civilization has its own unique contribution to make to the world.
An employee within a system of unfree labor who is bound by a signed or forced contract to work for a particular employer for a fixed time
Colonization in which settlers seek to replace the original population of the colonized territory. Often the settlers believe they are racially superior to the previous inhabitants.
The policy of extending the rule or authority of an empire or nation over foreign countries, or of acquiring and holding colonies and dependencies.
the policy or practice of acquiring full or partial political control over another country, occupying it with settlers, and exploiting it economically.
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