World History chapter 27 vocab
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Seizure of a country or territory by a stronger country
Belief that one race is superior to others
The application of ideas about evolution and "survival of the fittest" to human societies - particularly as a justification for their imperialist expansion.
A meeting from 1884-1885 at which representatives of European nations agreed on rules colonization of Africa
A Zulu chief in Southern Africa who used soldiers and good military organization to create a large centralized state.
Dutch Settlers in Africa
Lasting from 1899 to 1902, Dutch colonists and the British competed for control of territory in South Africa.
the attitude (of a person or a government) that subordinates should be controlled in a fatherly way for their own good
the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another
Emperor of Ethiopia
War between Russians and Ottomans , a war in Crimea between Russia and a group of nations including England and France and Turkey and Sardinia
Human made waterway connecting the , a ship canal in northeastern Egypt linking the Red Sea with the Mediterranean Sea
"Jewel in the crown"
Name given to India, because it was the most valuable of all British colonies
an 1857 rebellion of Hindu and Muslim soldiers against the British in India
British dominion over India (1757-1947)
the countries that border the pacific ocean
protected Siam by setting foreign nations in competition with one another
Leader or Filipino nationalists
incorporation by joining or uniting
The queen of Hawaii that stopped the growth but later was forced to give in