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Unit 4 vocab

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Unit 4 vocab

  1. 1. Unit 4 Vocabulary By: Matthew Koen
  2. 2. Imperialism
  3. 3. Imperialism defined• Imperialism is a policy of extending a country’s power and influence through diplomacy, or military force.• Colonialism is the policy or practice of acquiring full or partial political control over another country, occupying it with settlers, and exploiting it economically.• Annexation is the act of annexing something, esp. territory.
  4. 4. Social Darwinism• The theory that said that individuals are subject to the rights of the Darwinian laws of natural selection as plants and animals, this theory backed up Imperialism, conservatism, and racism.• If there someone were to take over the country by a mutual diplomacy then They would have a right in Imperialism, I believe they used darwinism in the Diplomatic way to have the leaders of that country to come to their agreement.
  5. 5. “White Mans Burden”• The “White Man’s Burden,” is the supposed responsibility that a white race to provide care for their non- white subjects. It was a poem written by Kipling Hymn to U.S. Imperialism.
  6. 6. Racism and missionary impulse• Racism: Prejudice, discrimination, and directed against someone of a race based on such a belief.• A policy for authority in which they restrict the freedom and responsibilities of those subordinate to them, in the subordinates supposed best interest. This could be racist if it were to be exemplified by a white master and a black save, etc.• Missionaries could of used paternalism in the way that saying that it was in their best interest to join God and go to heaven, in that way it was paternalism.
  7. 7. The scramble for Africa• The scramble for Africa occurred between the 1880’s- 1914.• The scramble was a process of invasion, attack, and occupation by European powers.• The Berlin conference allowed colonization and trade in Africa, for European powers.• Ethiopia and Liberia were the only two countries that were not colonized in Africa during the scramble.
  8. 8. Nationalism• Nationalism is the advocacy of political independence for a particular country.
  9. 9. Colonized VS. the colonizers• A reason why a industrialized country would take over another one, is probably they needed to expand, and they new they could take them over do to the opponents lack of technology.• The reaction of the victims I could assume is the feeling of being overwhelmed by the enemy.

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