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1 A stronger country has the right to take over a weaker country.

2 A strong country should never interfere with weaker countries.

3 A strong country should use its strength to help weaker countries.

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS DO YOU 4 MOST AGREE WITH?

A strong country should use its strength to gain the most economic advantages possible from weaker countries.

Author Context Audience Purpose Signicance


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WHAT IS IMPERIALISM?
Strong country taking over and controlling ALL aspects of a weaker country (politically, economically, and culturally).

!oot Causes (Mo"ves)


1. Economic Desire to make!money,!expand and control foreign!trade, acquire!raw!materials!and cheap!labor,!and!export! industrial technology and transportation methods.

2. Political Desire to gain power and expand territory, exercise military force, compete with other European countries to gain prestige, and boost nationalism and security.

3. Religious Desire to spread Christianity and European values and moral beliefs, educate peoples of other cultures, and end slave trade in Africa.

4. Exploratory Desire to explore the unknown, conduct scientific and medical searches for causes and treatments of diseases, and go on an adventure.

RAPID SPREAD OF WESTERN Forms of Imperialism IMPERIALISM


Colonists Point of View

Rapid Spread of

Western Advantages

Strong Economies Well-organized govt. Powerful military Superior technology Advanced medicine

Western Imperia lism

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Indirect Rule - used chiefs, sultans, or local Direct Rule - sent officials and rulers to control soldiers to control colonies. French colonies. British used used this to force colonists into accepting their culture. Sphere of influence this to groom the imperialists claim colonist children for exclusive investment or future rule. trading privileges in Protectorate - allowed colonies. local rulers to stay in power and used them as Forms puppets. of Imperialism
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Imperialist or Colonizer Point of View

Forms of Imperialism
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Describe how the colonists felt about imperialism. Include the good and bad things about it.

Describe how the imperialists felt about imperialism. Include the good and bad things about it.

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Imperia lism

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