Flashcards in Imperialism Deck (42):
An economic reason for European imperialism in Africa and Asia
More colonies and land directly relates to more.....
Racism influencing Imperialism
Europeans believed they were biologically superior to Asians and Africans, which led to the justification of Imperialism
Stopping port to/from China
Land route to China. Base near India
Vietnam was owned by ________
What religion did the people who imperialized Vietnam convert them to?
Used as a base to trade with China. Did not like belonging to United States
only independent country in SE Asia left
In which local rulers kept power if the obeyed the commands of European missionaries
European missionaries overthrowing local governments and ruling themselves
This class of colonists went to European style schools and spoke European languages, but still wanted to keep their culture
French-built canal for a shorter route from Europe to India
Egypt was a protectorate of .........
What country/ruler was Congo conquered by?
Leopold II of Belgium
How many Congo died under Leopold II's rule?
How were imperialized Africans treated?
descendants of the Dutch who controlled much of South Africa until Great Britain took over
Africa was divided into 5 parts. Name them.
North, South, East, West, Central
The only independent country left in Africa
Separation as a result of race that led to the African Independence Movement
Indian soldiers rebelling against the British gov't
Why did the Sepoy Mutiny begin?
Rumors of rifles greased with cow fat (Hindu holy animal)
Religious tension in India was caused by Brits trying to bring in ______ to a ______ country
What was the cause of the Famine of India?
GB grew cotton on Indian soil, not food for its people.
How many people died in the Famine of India
Indian National Congress
Formed to call for shared Indian Government
descendants of Europeans born in Latin America who wanted equality
Spanish/Portuguese officials who came to Latin America for money
The first Latin American independent country as of 1804
US document that stated that the US would not allow European interference with Latin America
Military gov'ts taking control
Canal through Panama used for trade
Describe the US military overseas
scattered throughout Latin America
Filipino who led a bloody 3 -year revolt against the US
led Egypt into modernity
mapped unexplored African areas
went to look for Livingstone and convinced Leopold II to conquer Congo
Belgian ruler who brutally conquered Congo
led Indian non-violence movement
brought education, religious freedom, and land to the poor