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The Effects of Colonialism
Reasons for Exploration
PORTUGUESE TRADE ROUTE 
1511 Portuguese discovered the trade route via the Cape of Good Hope 
Portuguese colonized Malacca...
Colonialism and Imperialism around 
the World
The Columbian Exchange
Reasons for Colonialism? 
Do you think there is a good reason for one 
country to take control of another country? 
If so,...
NATIONALISM 
• People felt proud when their country ruled a 
large empire.
INDUSTRIAL ECONOMY 
• Need for raw materials 
• Cheap labor from the natives in the colonies
NATIONAL SECURITY 
In order to remain a strong country, 
Imperialists believed: 
• a strong industrial economy 
• a steady...
SOCIAL DARWINISM 
Based on Racism: 
• Europeans were better than other people 
• They believed this made it OK for them to...
MISSIONARY IMPULSE 
• Spread their religion to people in other parts 
of the world. 
• Bring modern inventions and technol...
Spain’s Conquest of the Americas
WHAT ARE WE GOING TO DO? 
•Define “colonization”‘imperialism’ 
•Brainstorm list of the colonists and colonized countries 
...
Pair Up 
• Choose a partner for this project 
• Choose a country you are interested in 
• Research on basic information on...
How are we going to do it? 
•Why would a European nation want to colonize this 
area? (Consider natural resources, locatio...
WHAT ARE WE GOING TO DO? 
The details 
• 5 minute presentation 
• PowerPoint/ Keynote/Preszi and One page summary 
• Relev...
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  1. 1. The Effects of Colonialism
  2. 2. Reasons for Exploration
  3. 3. PORTUGUESE TRADE ROUTE 1511 Portuguese discovered the trade route via the Cape of Good Hope Portuguese colonized Malacca (Malaysia) Later The Netherlands and Spain arrived later
  4. 4. Colonialism and Imperialism around the World
  5. 5. The Columbian Exchange
  6. 6. Reasons for Colonialism? Do you think there is a good reason for one country to take control of another country? If so, under what circumstances do you think that would be justified? What might be some benefits that colonists bring to a colonized nation?
  7. 7. NATIONALISM • People felt proud when their country ruled a large empire.
  8. 8. INDUSTRIAL ECONOMY • Need for raw materials • Cheap labor from the natives in the colonies
  9. 9. NATIONAL SECURITY In order to remain a strong country, Imperialists believed: • a strong industrial economy • a steady supply of raw materials for the industrial economy • a strong military to protect economy interest
  10. 10. SOCIAL DARWINISM Based on Racism: • Europeans were better than other people • They believed this made it OK for them to rule other people.
  11. 11. MISSIONARY IMPULSE • Spread their religion to people in other parts of the world. • Bring modern inventions and technology to these people to make their lives better.
  12. 12. Spain’s Conquest of the Americas
  13. 13. WHAT ARE WE GOING TO DO? •Define “colonization”‘imperialism’ •Brainstorm list of the colonists and colonized countries •Discussion on motives of European countries for colonization •Conduct a research on colonized countries and a short presentation on a selected country
  14. 14. Pair Up • Choose a partner for this project • Choose a country you are interested in • Research on basic information on the selected country, take note • on your print out in Geography class • capital, size, population, language, climate, ethnic groups, types • of government, currency, religion, food, attractions
  15. 15. How are we going to do it? •Why would a European nation want to colonize this area? (Consider natural resources, location, etc.) •When did this area become colonized? •Who were the key people involved in this movement? •What were the effects of colonization? •What were the benefits and drawbacks of colonization in this area for the colonizers? •What were the benefits and drawbacks of colonization in this area for the indigenous people?
  16. 16. WHAT ARE WE GOING TO DO? The details • 5 minute presentation • PowerPoint/ Keynote/Preszi and One page summary • Relevant pictures, maps • Appropriate length of wording (not to long) • Use of appropriate colors, readable font, font size • At least 4 citations
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