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A territory that is legally tied to a sovereign state rather than completely independent.
to rule over by strength or power, control; to tower over, command due to height
A group of states or territories controlled by one ruler
items produced from raw materials
Unprocessed natural products used in production
a group of buyers and sellers of a particular good or service
An individual who helps to diffuse a universalizing religion.
Materials or substances such as minerals, forests, water, and fertile land that occur in nature and can be used for economic gain
the refusal to accept or comply with something; the attempt to prevent something by action or argument.
an area, region, or piece of land
A formal agreement between two or more sovereign states
a supreme ruler, especially a monarch.
to make something or someone more European or American
believing in the superiority of one's own ethnic and cultural group, and having a corresponding disdain for all other groups
farm crop raised to be sold for money
the value of assets owned
Right of foreigners to be protected by the laws of their own nation.
Sphere of Influence
a country or area in which another country has power to affect developments although it has no formal authority.
A strong feeling of pride in and devotion to one's country
Deliberate extermination of a racial or cultural group
A country whose affairs are partially controlled by a stronger power.
Destruction of forests
A policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force.
Scramble for Africa
Sudden wave of conquests in Africa by European powers in the 1880s and 1890s. Britain obtained most of eastern Africa, France most of northwestern Africa. Other countries (Germany, Belgium, Portugal, Italy, and Spain) acquired lesser amounts.
Berlin Conference of 1884
Africa divided unequally among European nations. The rights of Africans were disregarded.
The revolt against the British by many different groups across India 1857 but led particularly by some of the disgruntled Indian soldiers working for the British. It caused the British government to take over more direct control of India from the British East India Company.
A 1900 Uprising in China aimed at ending foreign influence in the country.
1839-1842. Chinese attempted to prohibit the opium trade, British declared war and won against Chinese. Treaty of Nanjing, agreed to open 5 ports to British trade and limit tariffs on British goods and gave Hong Kong.
tax on imports
bring (goods or services) into a country from abroad for sale.
send (goods or services) to another country for sale.
An economic policy under which the mother nation seeks to increase their wealth and power by obtaining raw materials from colonies and then selling manufactured goods back to them (only benefits mother country)
to change for the better
The process of reforming political, military, economic, social, and cultural traditions in imitation of the early success of Western societies, often with regard for accommodating local traditions in non-Western societies.
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