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IMPERIALISM.

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  1. 1. Imperialism Meaw 9-6
  2. 2. What exactly is imperialism? <ul><li>A policy or idea that allows you to extend rule over to other countries </li></ul>[Political Cartoon]; England takes control of its neighbors.
  3. 3. Where exactly did imperialism start? <ul><li>There is no specific place but it starts from the 19 th century to the 20 th century from busy nations such as United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United States. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Key People <ul><li>Cecil Rhodes </li></ul><ul><li>A businessman, mine digger, politician </li></ul><ul><li>Discovered gold mines in Transvaal </li></ul><ul><li>Road through England to Africa </li></ul><ul><li>Theodore Roosevelt </li></ul><ul><li>Strong and confident imperialist </li></ul><ul><li>Educated “backwards” people </li></ul><ul><li>William McKinley </li></ul><ul><li>Another U.S. President that conquered the Philippines </li></ul>
  5. 5. Significant Events <ul><li>World War I </li></ul><ul><li>Imperialism contributed to the fact of the cause of WWI </li></ul><ul><li>European empires wanted power and fame </li></ul><ul><li>Built colonies so a large vast of armies, supporters, and supplies were available </li></ul><ul><li>Ex. France and Britain </li></ul><ul><li>World War II </li></ul><ul><li>Japanese control over SE Asia and pacific region </li></ul><ul><li>Opium War in China </li></ul><ul><li>Britain trade for silk and spices, China wanted tea </li></ul><ul><li>Spread of opium occurs </li></ul><ul><li>Affect: </li></ul><ul><li>China becomes addicted to opium </li></ul><ul><li>China is weak and vulnerable to sphere of influence </li></ul><ul><li>Britain gains the upper hand and trade begins </li></ul>
  6. 6. Some Bad and Good Affects of… Imperialism!
  7. 7. “ Sharing is caring!” Spread of technology! Thomas Newcomen’s famous invention; the steam engine is applicable to many vehicles.
  8. 8. “ Industrialization” <ul><li>Countries developed in industrialization due to imperialism because they controlled cheap labor forces in colonies, had control of strategic points to provide fossil fuels, etc. </li></ul>
  9. 9. “ Exploited!” <ul><li>Natural resources exploited from Asia and Africa  </li></ul><ul><li>Given no rights by mother country </li></ul><ul><li>Colonies inside colonies fought each other for independence and rights </li></ul>

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