Introduction to Imperialism
What is Imperialism?• the social, economic and political domination  of one nation over another nation           Egyptian ...
Motives Behind ImperialismFirst Wave: late 15th-18th c          Second Wave:19th-mid 20th c   •   royal colonies          ...
Two Types of Imperial Rule •   direct •   indirect
Spain and Portugal in Latin America             Why?Cortes in Mexico                        Spain vs Portugal
England’s Dominance
England and France in        North America• Why?
England in India
”It is our duty to                     seize every                     opportunity of                     acquiring more  ...
The Start of the “Scramble for Africa”• first Euro contact was approx mid 1400s• hundreds of different tribes flourished• Ob...
AFRICA 1880By1914: Europe controls 96% of Africa!!!
Why Was Europe Successful?                                     500 rounds per minute!• Africa wasn’t united: divide and co...
Conflicts from Imperialism:  European vs. European• Countries compete for resources, such as  rubber, cocoa and diamonds• B...
Pros and Cons of European Imperialism•   infrastructure improved   •   lose independence•   education                 •   ...
Japan in Asia                      Text• China (parts), Korea and Vietnam
United States• Monroe Doctrine• Hawaii• Puerto Rico• Guam• Cuba• Philippines• Panama• Iraq?
AP World Imperialism
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  • AP World Imperialism

    1. 1. Introduction to Imperialism
    2. 2. What is Imperialism?• the social, economic and political domination of one nation over another nation Egyptian cartoon
    3. 3. Motives Behind ImperialismFirst Wave: late 15th-18th c Second Wave:19th-mid 20th c • royal colonies • Nationalism! • gold, spices and slaves • Racism and ethnocentrism (Christian mission + “white • Christianity man’s burden”) • Sense of adventure/curiosity • Industrialization and capitalism • Sense of adventure/curiosity
    4. 4. Two Types of Imperial Rule • direct • indirect
    5. 5. Spain and Portugal in Latin America Why?Cortes in Mexico Spain vs Portugal
    6. 6. England’s Dominance
    7. 7. England and France in North America• Why?
    8. 8. England in India
    9. 9. ”It is our duty to seize every opportunity of acquiring more territory...the Anglo- Saxon race is the best, the most human, most honourable race the world possesses.” --Cecil Rhodes Confession of FaithEuropean Justification for Imperialism
    10. 10. The Start of the “Scramble for Africa”• first Euro contact was approx mid 1400s• hundreds of different tribes flourished• Obstacles: African armies, disease and terrain• by 1880, Europe controlled 10% of Africa
    11. 11. AFRICA 1880By1914: Europe controls 96% of Africa!!!
    12. 12. Why Was Europe Successful? 500 rounds per minute!• Africa wasn’t united: divide and conquer strategy• military and technological advantages• medical developments; especially quinine • 77% of Euros had died from disease (UCal)
    13. 13. Conflicts from Imperialism: European vs. European• Countries compete for resources, such as rubber, cocoa and diamonds• Berlin Conference (1884)• Boer War (1899-1902) in S. Africa• Post WW I and WW II
    14. 14. Pros and Cons of European Imperialism• infrastructure improved • lose independence• education • society’s are split• medicine • new borders• exposure to new tech • death and murder• pan Africanism • monocultures • legacy of domination
    15. 15. Japan in Asia Text• China (parts), Korea and Vietnam
    16. 16. United States• Monroe Doctrine• Hawaii• Puerto Rico• Guam• Cuba• Philippines• Panama• Iraq?
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