A bit of history: Why do people speak English as their official language in other    countries than England ?Why do some p...
The British empire            The French empireIn the 19th and 20th centuries, the French empire was the         second la...
Imperialism & colonialism
Glossary• empire• colony• imperialism• colonialism• native people• nationalism
Imperialism• Scientific expeditions  – Exploration  – Botanical investigations• Economics  – Raw materials from colonies  ...
British Empire – 1750 - 1900• The Brits marched into somebody‟s  country and said „We‟re in charge.‟• Imagine: you lived i...
British Empire• Watch the video “History of the  British Empire”• Name the countries that formed part of  the Empire shown...
• Study the map• Decide which colony would have been  chosen for the following:1.Penal Colony – place prisoners in a far  ...
Reasons why the British      Empire grew• Trade – to gain raw materials• Strong military/Army – seen as a  „great power‟• ...
Dividing the world (Berlin, 1884-1885)                                Africa, 1914
One of the major reasons for bad relations amongst thenations of Europe before 1914 was that they wereengaged in a struggl...
How did people in the colonies feel?
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Imperialism & colonialism

  1. 1. A bit of history: Why do people speak English as their official language in other countries than England ?Why do some people speak Frenchas their official language in other countries than France? These countries used to be colonies!
  2. 2. The British empire The French empireIn the 19th and 20th centuries, the French empire was the second largest behind the British Empire.
  3. 3. Imperialism & colonialism
  4. 4. Glossary• empire• colony• imperialism• colonialism• native people• nationalism
  5. 5. Imperialism• Scientific expeditions – Exploration – Botanical investigations• Economics – Raw materials from colonies – Control of sources – Break monopolies of other European countries on raw materials • Indonesian rubber • Germany developed synthetic dyes
  6. 6. British Empire – 1750 - 1900• The Brits marched into somebody‟s country and said „We‟re in charge.‟• Imagine: you lived in your house all your life and you like it then some soldiers march in and say „this belongs to us now.‟• Not only that! The soldiers then made the people work for them!!
  7. 7. British Empire• Watch the video “History of the British Empire”• Name the countries that formed part of the Empire shown on the clip
  8. 8. • Study the map• Decide which colony would have been chosen for the following:1.Penal Colony – place prisoners in a far away place2.Trade in Silks and Spices3.Exploration and Adventure4.Farm Land5.Raw Materials – basic and natural materials6.Diamonds
  9. 9. Reasons why the British Empire grew• Trade – to gain raw materials• Strong military/Army – seen as a „great power‟• Spread of Christianity• Science
  10. 10. Dividing the world (Berlin, 1884-1885) Africa, 1914
  11. 11. One of the major reasons for bad relations amongst thenations of Europe before 1914 was that they wereengaged in a struggle to obtain overseas colonies.Although this happened in several areas of the world,the most dramatic changes took place in Africa. Manynations took part in what became known as the“Scramble for Africa”.The race to gain colonies played a part in the build-upof international tensions which eventually resulted inWorld War One.
  12. 12. How did people in the colonies feel?

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