Imperialism Deﬁned• Imperialism is the policy of extending the rule or authority of an empire or nation over foreign countries, or of acquiring and holding colonies and dependencies.• Colonialism the control or governing influence of a nation over a dependent country, territory, or people.• Annexation is the act or an instance of annexing, especially new territory.
Social Darwinism• Define: It especially refers to notions of struggle for existence being used to justify social policies which make no distinction between those able to support themselves and those unable to support themselves.• Social Darwinism is the same to Imperialism because they both have the powers to let one country control another.
“White Mans Burden”• White Mans Burden is a poem by the English poet Rudyard Kipling. Kipling changed the text of "Burden" to reflect the subject of American colonization of the Philippines, recently won from Spain in the Spanish- American War.
Racism and Missionary Impulse• Racism is Prejudice or discrimination directed against someone of a different race based on such a belief.• Paternalism is the system, principle, or practice of managing or governing individuals, businesses, nations, etc., in the manner of a father dealing benevolently and often intrusively with his children.• Paternalism can be racist because they make you follow their own system or principles• Missionaries try and control and tell people what to practice and what should be there values.
The Scramble for Africa• It happened between 1881 and 1914.• The Scramble for Africa was a process of invasion, occupation, colonization and annexation of African territory by European powers during the New Imperialism period.• The Berlin Conference was an attempt to mediate imperial competition.
Nationalism• Nationalism is is a political ideology that involves a strong identification of a group of individuals with a political entity.
Colonized Vs. Colonizers• To get more land, Become a stronger nation, To become more known around the world, and people would fear them.• I would assume the people that were getting taken over were very frightened. They didn’t want to loose their morals, religion, values, and their land.