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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.