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Power Point Presentation for Imperialism

16 slide show of basics on European imperialism

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Power Point Presentation for Imperialism

  1. 1. 1800’s Imperialism<br />lorenapajares “otraglobalizaciónesposible?”, 9/23/2010, Creative Commons Attribution NoncomercialSharealike<br />Mr. Saukas<br />
  2. 2. For Raw Resources<br />Military Advantages<br />Prestige<br />Spread Culture/Civilization<br />Rapidly Expanding Population<br />Easy<br />Why Imperialize?<br />No Author, “Amazing quality photo. Men of Reserve Infantry Regiment 78 during training”, 9/23/2010, Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial Sharealike<br />
  3. 3. Industrial Revolution needed resources<br />Economic <br />Mercantilism<br />After Age of Exploration<br />Causes of Imperialism<br />Alberto Avramidis,<br />“Money, it’s a crime”, 9/23/2010, Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial No Derivative Works<br />
  4. 4. Official recorded colonizing started in 16th century<br />China, India, North and South America<br />Major players are Spain and Portugal<br />Early Cases of Imperialism<br />
  5. 5. Britain<br />Germany<br />France<br />Belgium<br />The major Imperialists in late 19th Century<br />
  6. 6. Britain<br />Most powerful imperialist<br />In peak held ¼ of world<br />Held territory in all continents<br />Vaughan Leiberum, “Flag - Great Britain”, 9/23/2010, Creative Commons Attribution<br />
  7. 7. India “crown jewel of British colonies”<br />Governed India through East India Company<br />Also illegal trade in China – Opium<br />Westernization of India caused war<br />Decolonization after WWII<br />British Influence in Asia<br />Manda Mia, “2007 birthday 'cake‘”, 9/23/2010, Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial No Derivative Works<br />
  8. 8. Egypt, Suez Canal, Egypt defeated<br />Rhodesian diamond mines- One man’s empire<br />Conflicts with other European powers<br />Governed lands directly<br />Any African resistance brutally put down<br />British Influence in Africa<br />Rachel C. Gibbons, “The Rhodes Colossus”, 9/23/2010, Public Domain<br />
  9. 9. 3rd most powerful in Europe<br />2nd most powerful colonial<br />Primarily in North Africa and Vietnam<br />Jules Ferry Theory<br />France<br />
  10. 10. Territory gained in “the scramble”<br />French West Africa<br />Any resources stripped, grew cotton, groundnuts<br />Gave political rights in 1946<br />France in Africa<br />No real name given, “Africa. 1910”, 9/23/2010, Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial Sharealike<br />
  11. 11. North, South, Central Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos<br />French used ruthless tactics to control<br />During World Wars control was lost<br />Japanese controlled, after WWII indepedence<br />France Reclaimed, lost, followed by US<br />France in Indochina(Vietnam)<br />Jean Randier, “French "Marsouins" (Troupes de Marine) in Indo-China in 1888”, 9/23/2010, Public Domain<br />
  12. 12. 2nd most powerful European<br />3rd strongest colonial<br />Small sections in lower Africa<br />A handful of Pacific islands<br />Germany<br />RajkumarKanagasingam, “German East Africa in red, other contemporary German colonies in blue”, 9/23/2010, Public Domain<br />
  13. 13. Germany got in late<br />Colonies were few<br />Harsh treatment of natives<br />Quickly taken over and lost in WWI<br />German colonies<br />
  14. 14. Belgium and the Congo<br />Very small country, high industry<br />Colonized Congo<br />Very Harsh treatment of natives<br />Colony like kings private fief<br />Horrors of Congo publicized, brought infamy<br />Mirko Tobias Schaefer, “Imperialism/Colonialism” 9/23/2010 Creative Commons Attribution<br />
  15. 15. Positive: jump started Europe<br />Supposed culture and civilization brought<br />Set up trade with Europe and beyond<br />Consequences of Imperialism<br />No real name given, “School Blackboard”, 9/23/2010, Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial Sharealike<br />
  16. 16. Negatives: Set Africa up for failure<br />Stripped resources the country could of used<br />Brutalized natives, sometimes wiped out<br />Set up racism<br />Advanced countries that weren’t ready<br />Consequences of Imperialism cont.<br />