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  • 1800’s Imperialism
    lorenapajares “otraglobalizaciónesposible?”, 9/23/2010, Creative Commons Attribution NoncomercialSharealike
    Mr. Saukas
  • 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
  • Industrial Revolution needed resources
    Economic
    Mercantilism
    After Age of Exploration
    Causes of Imperialism
    Alberto Avramidis,
    “Money, it’s a crime”, 9/23/2010, Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial No Derivative Works
  • Official recorded colonizing started in 16th century
    China, India, North and South America
    Major players are Spain and Portugal
    Early Cases of Imperialism
  • Britain
    Germany
    France
    Belgium
    The major Imperialists in late 19th Century
  • Britain
    Most powerful imperialist
    In peak held ¼ of world
    Held territory in all continents
    Vaughan Leiberum, “Flag - Great Britain”, 9/23/2010, Creative Commons Attribution
  • 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
  • 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
  • 3rd most powerful in Europe
    2nd most powerful colonial
    Primarily in North Africa and Vietnam
    Jules Ferry Theory
    France
  • 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
  • North, South, Central Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos
    French used ruthless tactics to control
    During World Wars control was lost
    Japanese controlled, after WWII indepedence
    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
  • 2nd most powerful European
    3rd strongest colonial
    Small sections in lower Africa
    A handful of Pacific islands
    Germany
    RajkumarKanagasingam, “German East Africa in red, other contemporary German colonies in blue”, 9/23/2010, Public Domain
  • Germany got in late
    Colonies were few
    Harsh treatment of natives
    Quickly taken over and lost in WWI
    German colonies
  • Belgium and the Congo
    Very small country, high industry
    Colonized Congo
    Very Harsh treatment of natives
    Colony like kings private fief
    Horrors of Congo publicized, brought infamy
    Mirko Tobias Schaefer, “Imperialism/Colonialism” 9/23/2010 Creative Commons Attribution
  • Positive: jump started Europe
    Supposed culture and civilization brought
    Set up trade with Europe and beyond
    Consequences of Imperialism
    No real name given, “School Blackboard”, 9/23/2010, Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial Sharealike
  • Negatives: Set Africa up for failure
    Stripped resources the country could of used
    Brutalized natives, sometimes wiped out
    Set up racism
    Advanced countries that weren’t ready
    Consequences of Imperialism cont.