What is New Imperialism? Imperialism: The political and economic control of one country by another. New Imperialism: A type of foreign policy practiced by European nations and Japan throughout the 1800s and early 1900s. According to the map, which country is controlling the other?
Regents Question 1. In the past, European nations have conquered other lands, made them into colonies, and controlled their economies. Which term refers to the situation described in this statement? 1. Socialism 2. isolationism 3. imperialism 4. monotheism 2. Throughout the 1800’s, an increased need for both raw materials and new markets for manufactured goods led various European nations to pursue policies of 1. imperialism 2. socialism 3. isolationism 4. communism 3. Imperialism 1. Imperialism
Regents Question 3. The 19th century term “White Man’s Burden” reflected in this cartoon shows the idea that 1. Asians and Africans were equal to Europeans 2. Asians and Africans would be grateful for European help 3. Imperialism was opposed by most Europeans 4. Europeans had a responsibility to improve the lives of the colonial peoples 4. Europeans had a responsibility to improve the lives of the colonial peoples
4. Both the French and the British were interested in controlling Egypt in the mid-19th century because Egypt had 1. control of the spice trade 2. an industrial-based economy 3. vital mineral resources 4. a strategic location 4. A strategic location
IMPERIALISM AFRICA ASIA EUROPE INDIA JAPAN CHINA
MEIJI RESTORATION SEPOY MUTINY “ JEWEL IN THE CROWN” BERLIN CONFERENCE BOER WAR SHAKA ZULU OPIUM WAR TAIPING REBELLION BOXER REBELLION AMRITSAR MASSACRE SINO-JAPANESE WAR BRITISH EAST INDIA CO. MATTHEW PERRY WHITE MAN’S BURDEN SUEZ CANAL “ OPEN DOOR POLICY”
SCRAMBLE FOR AFRICA
CECIL RHODES TREATY OF NANJING
DIVIDE AND CONQUER
IMPERIALISM INDIA AFRICA ASIA EUROPE JAPAN CHINA
JEWEL IN THE CROWN
TREATY OF NANJING
WHITE MAN’S BURDEN.
BRITISH EAST INDIA CO.
OPEN DOOR POLICY
SCRAMBLE FOR AFRICA
DIVIDE AND CONQUER
SPHERES OF INFLUENCE
5. Based on the map, which is an accurate statement about the partitioning of Africa by European imperialist nations during the 1800’s? 1. new nations were based on old tribal boundaries 2. the cultural and ethnic diversity of the African people was disregarded 3. the continent was divided equally among the colonial powers 4. African unity was encouraged 2. The cultural and ethnic diversity of the African people was disregarded Regents Question
Regents Question 6. During the 19th century, Europeans were able to divide China in Spheres of Influence mainly because the 1. Chinese were eager to adopt western culture 2. Europeans had technologically superior military forces 3. Europeans were willing to adopt Chinese customs 4. Chinese lacked raw materials and resources 2. Europeans had technologically superior military forces
European medicine & improved nutrition increased life span of Africans. This caused an increase in population.
Modern transportation & communications; telegraphs, railroads, steamships, and telephones
A small minority received improved education and economic opportunities.
European domination led to an erosion of traditional African values and destroyed many existing social relationships
African peoples were treated a s inferior. Forced to work long hours for low pay.
Europeans divided up Africa ignoring tribal, ethnic, and cultural boundaries . These divisions have led to ongoing tribal clashes
New roads & railroads link parts of India
Telegraph & postal systems unite people
Irrigation systems improve farming
New laws mean justice for all classes
British schools offer education
Customs that threaten human rights are ended
Indian resources go to Britain
British made goods replace local goods
Farms grow cash crops rather than food crops; Indians go hungry
Top jobs go to British
Indians are treated as inferiors
Britain tries to replace Indian culture with western ways
Regents Question 8. During the 18th and 19th centuries, Europeans improved roads and bridges and built railroads in their colonies primarily to 1. provide jobs for the colonists 2. obtain raw materials needed for industrialization 3. impress the colonists with their technological knowledge 4. help missionaries spread Christianity 7. An analysis of the Russo-Japanese War and the Boer War shows that one reason nations go to war is to 1. assist oppressed people 2. spread religious beliefs 3. satisfy imperialist goals 4. honor provisions of a treaty 3. Satisfy imperialist goals 2. Obtain raw materials needed for industrialization