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  1. 1. What is imperialism<br />By jose gonzalez<br />
  2. 2. <ul><li>domination or direct control of one or more regions of the earth by a foreign power
  3. 3. Political,military & economic control
  4. 4. Poltical control of local,native people</li></li></ul><li>Colonial rule in africa & asia<br />By 1914,most of SE asia 97% of africa had been colonized by the european powers<br /><ul><li>only liberia and ethopia remained independent in africa
  5. 5. only thailand remained free in SE asia
  6. 6. Native forces could not complete with modern industrial technology
  7. 7. Europeans used either DIRECT RULE or INDIRECT RULE to run their colonies</li></li></ul><li>Indirect rule: the british system<br /><ul><li>Britain used existing political powers and institutions to govern its colonies
  8. 8. this interfered much less with local traditions and customs.
  9. 9. all major decisions still came from the colonial rulers
  10. 10. local leaders enforced these decisions maintaining their power.
  11. 11. this system sowed the seeds of later religious & tribal violence in india & africa</li></li></ul><li>Direct rule<br /><ul><li>most other european governments used direct rule in Africa & asia
  12. 12. appointed governments.
  13. 13. the french ideal was to ASSIMILATE their colonial subjects.
  14. 14. they did not want to preserve</li></ul> local traditions<br /><ul><li>tried to transplant their culture & traditions</li></li></ul><li>rise of colonial nationalism<br /><ul><li>a new class of leaders emerged in the early twentieth century.
  15. 15. knew about the west from their education in clonial & european schools.
  16. 16. oftn admired western culture and wanted to introduce western ideas.
  17. 17. these same people often resented the foreigners and their contempt for local cultures.</li></li></ul><li>continue on colonial<br /><ul><li>during the first quarter of the twentieth century,resentment turned to action
  18. 18. many colonies remained under western control unil th 1950s & 1960s</li></li></ul><li>sphere of influnce <br />Is a diplomatic term denoting an area in which a foreign power(or powers) maintains rights superior to those of a host nation.<br />this concept became recognized in internternational law during the "scramble for africa" in the 1880s,when the great powers carved up the continet for commercial exploration.{later it was applied to the Far East,notably in china.<br />
  19. 19. end<br />