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Imperialism

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  • 1. 1800’s Imperialism Mr. Saukas lorena pajares “otra globalización es posible?”, 9/23/2010, Creative Commons Attribution Noncomercial Sharealike
  • 2.
    • For Raw Resources
    • Military Advantages
    • Prestige
    • Spread Culture/Civilization
    • Rapidly Expanding Population
    • Easy
    Why Imperialize? No Author, “ Amazing quality photo. Men of Reserve Infantry Regiment 78 during training”, 9/23/2010, Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial Sharealike
  • 3.
    • Industrial Revolution needed resources
    • Economic
    • To keep up
    • After Age of Exploration
    Causes of Imperialism Alberto Avramidis, “ Money, it’s a crime”, 9/23/2010, Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial No Derivative Works
  • 4.
    • Official recorded colonizing in 16 th century
    • China, India, North and South America
    • Major players are Spain and Portugal
    Early Cases of Imperialism
  • 5.
    • Britain
    • Germany
    • France
    • Belgium
    The major Imperialists in late 19 th Century
  • 6.
    • Most powerful imperialist
    • In peak held ¼ of world
    • Held territory in all continents
    Britain Vaughan Leiberum, “Flag - Great Britain”, 9/23/2010, Creative Commons Attribution
  • 7.
    • India “crown jewel of British colonies”
    • Governed India through East India Company
    • Also illegal trade in China – Opium
    • Westernization of India caused war
    • Decolonization after WWII
    British Influence in Asia Manda Mia, “2007 birthday 'cake‘”, 9/23/2010, Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial No Derivative Works
  • 8.
    • Egypt, Suez Canal, Egypt defeated
    • Rhodesian diamond mines- One man’s empire
    • Conflicts with other European powers
    • Governed lands directly
    • Any African resistance brutally put down
    British Influence in Africa Rachel C. Gibbons, “ The Rhodes Colossus”, 9/23/2010, Public Domain
  • 9.
    • 3 rd most powerful in Europe
    • 2 nd most powerful colonial
    • Primarily in North Africa and Vietnam
    • Jules Ferry Theory
    France
  • 10.
    • Territory gained in “the scramble”
    • French West Africa
    • Any resources stripped, grew cotton, groundnuts
    • Gave political rights in 1946
    France in Africa No real name given, “Africa. 1910”, 9/23/2010, Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial Sharealike
  • 11.
    • North, South, Central Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos
    • French used ruthless tactics to control
    • During World Wars control was lost
    • Japanese controlled, after WWII independence
    • France Reclaimed, lost, followed by US
    France in Indochina(Vietnam) Jean Randier, “French "Marsouins" (Troupes de Marine) in Indo-China in 1888”, 9/23/2010, Public Domain
  • 12.
    • 2 nd most powerful European
    • 3 rd strongest colonial
    • Small sections in lower Africa
    • A handful of Pacific islands
    Germany Rajkumar Kanagasingam, “German East Africa in red, other contemporary German colonies in blue”, 9/23/2010, Public Domain
  • 13.
    • Germany got in late
    • Colonies were few
    • Harsh treatment of natives
    • Quickly taken and lost in WWI
    German colonies
  • 14.
    • Very small country, high industry
    • Colonized Congo
    • Very harsh treatment of natives
    • Colony like king’s private fief
    • Horrors of Congo publicized, brought infamy
    Belgium and the Congo Mirko Tobias Schaefer, “Imperialism/Colonialism” 9/23/2010 Creative Commons Attribution
  • 15.
    • Positive: jump started Europe
    • Supposed culture and civilization brought
    • Trade with Europe and beyond
    Consequences of Imperialism No real name given, “School Blackboard”, 9/23/2010, Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial Sharealike
  • 16.
    • Negatives: Set Africa up for failure
    • Stripped resources country could of used
    • Brutalized natives, sometimes wiped out
    • Set up racism
    • Advanced countries that weren’t ready
    Consequences of Imperialism cont.

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