Ms. Vegliante; World History II Imperialism
What is Imperialism? The domination by one country of the political, economic, and cultural life of another country or region.
How did Imperialism come to be? Dear Industrial Revolution, Thank you for giving us new advances in technology, industry, communication and transportation. Now we have the means to dominate the rest of the world. Sincerely, The Western World
Why would a nation want to imperialize another nation?(Motives) Belief in Social Darwinism Political and Military motives Economic Interests Humanitarian and Religious Goals Nationalism
What are different ways in which a nation could imperialize another nation? • Spheres of influence • Colonies • Protectorates
Colonies -Direct rule -Practiced by the French -Goal: To impose culture and turn colonies into French providences by sending officials and soldiers to rule
Before Colonization After Colonization
Protectorate -Indirect Rule -Practiced by the English -Allowed local rulers to stay in place, but they had rule in accordance with English desires.