Imperialism in the 18th & 19th         Centuries
IMPERIALISM (1770s-1914)Industrialized  nations (Europe,U.S., Russia, and later Japan)strengthened their control overthei...
European Colonies - 1700
Industrialized nations control            by 1900
The partition of Africa 1800s
The partition of Africa 1914
An example from China- the    Opium Wars 1830s
Silver to China!
Tea & Silkfrom China
Opium Warehouse - India
BLOCKADE OF FOREIGNFACTORIES
Opium War 1839
Treaty of Nanjing
The British Empire 19 century                    th
WHY did industrialized  nations seek to controlother areas of the world inthe 18 and 19 centuries?      th       th
Western nations wanted:          PROFIT!!Industrialized  nations wanted  access to: raw materials for  their factories
   markets for their factory    products
   To control the trade of valuable    products around the world.
   Missionaries, aid societies, and    others wanted to “Christianize”    and/or “civilize” people in less    developed r...
HOW did they do it?Industrialized nations: Used their stronger militaries  (using superior firepower,  military technolog...
U.S. Troops in the Philippines
Industrialized nations: Used their wealth for influence Had support by industrialists,  military, and religious groups
Industrialized nations had: Medicines and medical technology
JUSTIFICATION for          Imperialism   Widespread belief among    imperial powers that European    (or Japanese) races ...
British control of India
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  1. 1. Imperialism in the 18th & 19th Centuries
  2. 2. IMPERIALISM (1770s-1914)Industrialized nations (Europe,U.S., Russia, and later Japan)strengthened their control overtheir colonies AND establishedtransoceanic empires throughoutAsia, the Pacific, and Africa.Imperialism is this extension ofpolitical and economic control.
  3. 3. European Colonies - 1700
  4. 4. Industrialized nations control by 1900
  5. 5. The partition of Africa 1800s
  6. 6. The partition of Africa 1914
  7. 7. An example from China- the Opium Wars 1830s
  8. 8. Silver to China!
  9. 9. Tea & Silkfrom China
  10. 10. Opium Warehouse - India
  11. 11. BLOCKADE OF FOREIGNFACTORIES
  12. 12. Opium War 1839
  13. 13. Treaty of Nanjing
  14. 14. The British Empire 19 century th
  15. 15. WHY did industrialized nations seek to controlother areas of the world inthe 18 and 19 centuries? th th
  16. 16. Western nations wanted: PROFIT!!Industrialized nations wanted access to: raw materials for their factories
  17. 17.  markets for their factory products
  18. 18.  To control the trade of valuable products around the world.
  19. 19.  Missionaries, aid societies, and others wanted to “Christianize” and/or “civilize” people in less developed regions.
  20. 20. HOW did they do it?Industrialized nations: Used their stronger militaries (using superior firepower, military technology, & navies)
  21. 21. U.S. Troops in the Philippines
  22. 22. Industrialized nations: Used their wealth for influence Had support by industrialists, military, and religious groups
  23. 23. Industrialized nations had: Medicines and medical technology
  24. 24. JUSTIFICATION for Imperialism Widespread belief among imperial powers that European (or Japanese) races SHOULD dominate the world. SOCIAL DARWINISM – survival of the world’s best races
  25. 25. British control of India
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