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Introduction
What is Imperialism?

“The policy of extending the rule
or authority of an empire or nation
over foreign countries, or of
acquiring and holdi...

Who?
Belgian Dutch
French German
British

When?
Late 1800s

Why?
Why do countries take over other
countries?

Profit
New Markets
Raw Materials
Places to Invest
Political Instability
Goals of Imperialism
Industrialization

Nationalism
Religion & Concern for
Human Welfare
“White Man’s Burden”
Other Reasons for
Imperialism

What Makes Countries
“Civilized”?

Why Does Imperialism
Follow Industrialization?
Technological Advances:
Transportation

Why Does Imperialism
Follow Industrialization?
Technological Advances:
Communication

The World Market
Advances in transportation &
communication changed the way
people bought and sold goods
Increased co...

The World Market
Free Trade
Gold Standard
Banks
Why Does Imperialism
Follow Industrialization?

Population Growth
Emigration
Often temporary
Why Does Imperialism
Follow Industrialization?
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Africa Before Partition
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Imperialism in Africa
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Imperialism in China
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Imperialism in India
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Imperialism

  1. 1.  Introduction What is Imperialism?
  2. 2.  “The policy of extending the rule or authority of an empire or nation over foreign countries, or of acquiring and holding colonies and dependencies.” “Domination over other nations” Definitions
  3. 3.  Who? Belgian Dutch French German British
  4. 4.  When? Late 1800s
  5. 5.  Why? Why do countries take over other countries?
  6. 6.  Profit New Markets Raw Materials Places to Invest Political Instability Goals of Imperialism Industrialization
  7. 7.  Nationalism Religion & Concern for Human Welfare “White Man’s Burden” Other Reasons for Imperialism
  8. 8.  What Makes Countries “Civilized”?
  9. 9.  Why Does Imperialism Follow Industrialization? Technological Advances: Transportation
  10. 10.  Why Does Imperialism Follow Industrialization? Technological Advances: Communication
  11. 11.  The World Market Advances in transportation & communication changed the way people bought and sold goods Increased competition Why Does Imperialism Follow Industrialization?
  12. 12.  The World Market Free Trade Gold Standard Banks Why Does Imperialism Follow Industrialization?
  13. 13.  Population Growth Emigration Often temporary Why Does Imperialism Follow Industrialization?
  14. 14.  Africa Before Partition
  15. 15.  Imperialism in Africa
  16. 16.  Imperialism in China
  17. 17.  Imperialism in India
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