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1

An economic reason for European imperialism in Africa and Asia

Raw materials

2

More colonies and land directly relates to more.....

Power

3

Racism influencing Imperialism

Europeans believed they were biologically superior to Asians and Africans, which led to the justification of Imperialism

4

Stopping port to/from China

Singapore

5

Land route to China. Base near India

Burma

6

Vietnam was owned by ________

France

7

What religion did the people who imperialized Vietnam convert them to?

Christianity

8

Used as a base to trade with China. Did not like belonging to United States

Phillipines

9

only independent country in SE Asia left

Thailand

10

In which local rulers kept power if the obeyed the commands of European missionaries

Indirect Rule

11

European missionaries overthrowing local governments and ruling themselves

Direct Rule

12

This class of colonists went to European style schools and spoke European languages, but still wanted to keep their culture

Middle-class

13

French-built canal for a shorter route from Europe to India

Suez Canal

14

Egypt was a protectorate of .........

Great Britain

15

What country/ruler was Congo conquered by?

Leopold II of Belgium

16

How many Congo died under Leopold II's rule?

2-15 million

17

How were imperialized Africans treated?

Poorly
-abused
-enslaved
-killed
-tortured

18

Boers

descendants of the Dutch who controlled much of South Africa until Great Britain took over

19

Africa was divided into 5 parts. Name them.

North, South, East, West, Central

20

The only independent country left in Africa

Liberia

21

Separation as a result of race that led to the African Independence Movement

Segregation

22

Indian soldiers rebelling against the British gov't

Sepoy Mutiny

23

Why did the Sepoy Mutiny begin?

Rumors of rifles greased with cow fat (Hindu holy animal)

24

Religious tension in India was caused by Brits trying to bring in ______ to a ______ country

Christianity, Hindu

25

What was the cause of the Famine of India?

GB grew cotton on Indian soil, not food for its people.

26

How many people died in the Famine of India

30 million

27

Indian National Congress

Formed to call for shared Indian Government

28

Creoles

descendants of Europeans born in Latin America who wanted equality

29

Peninsulares

Spanish/Portuguese officials who came to Latin America for money

30

The first Latin American independent country as of 1804

Haiti

31

US document that stated that the US would not allow European interference with Latin America

Monroe Doctrine

32

Caudillos

Military gov'ts taking control

33

Canal through Panama used for trade

Panama Canal

34

Describe the US military overseas

scattered throughout Latin America

35

Emilio Aguinaldo

Filipino who led a bloody 3 -year revolt against the US

36

Muhammad Ali

led Egypt into modernity

37

David Livingstone

mapped unexplored African areas

38

Henry Stanley

went to look for Livingstone and convinced Leopold II to conquer Congo

39

Leopold II

Belgian ruler who brutally conquered Congo

40

led Indian non-violence movement

Mohandas Ghandi

41

Benito Juarez

brought education, religious freedom, and land to the poor

42

Imperialism

Nations influencing other nations