Presentation on theme: " Considering the whole unit (Ch 22-26 The Age of European Dominance) from the Industrial Revolution up to the Turn of the Century, explain how Europeans."— Presentation transcript:
Considering the whole unit (Ch 22-26 The Age of European Dominance) from the Industrial Revolution up to the Turn of the Century, explain how Europeans came to dominate the world.
Ch 25, 26: 1875-1914 Why did European nations compete for overseas empires in the late 19 th century?
Pre 1880 Colonies around the Horn Africa by the start of WWI
What effects did all this have on Africans? Effects on Africans ◦ Taxes paid in cash Had to get it first - jobs ◦ Health care ◦ Farming methods ◦ 2 nd class citizenship ◦ Lost traditions Dutch Boers (farmers) ◦ Left Netherlands during Thirty Years War 1600s and settle in S. Africa British seize control 1815 Outlaw slavery, but blacks have no rights Boers move inland away from British control Brit Rhodes finds diamond and gold 1866 ◦ Boer War 1899-1902 British v Boers British win, but grant semi- autonomy to Boer states as part of South Africa Boer Apartheid system
From the age of 18 to 82 Queen More Limited under the Reform Act of 1832 Reform Act of 1832 1.Expands vote among men 2.Increases representation in cities 3.Legislative power in Parliament 4.Executive Power in Prime Minister and Cabinet ◦ Monarch consulted and respected… But not a lot of political authority: Parliament expands power
How did the British take control of India? Who was the leader of Indian independence 1947? Collapse of Mughal dynasty French ousted by 7 Yrs War British East India Company ◦ Sepoy rebellion – 1857 ◦ Govt control over the Raj Imperial rule:1857-1947 Empress of India Read Kipling’s poem “White Man’s Burden”
Canal construction Theodore Roosevelt Latin America is weak Monroe Doctrine 1823 Spanish American War 1898 ◦ Cuba ◦ US gains possessions overseas Roosevelt Corollary 1904 Panama Canal 1914
Add the contributions of each person… Henry Bessemer Thomas Edison Guglielmo Marconi Alexander Graham Bell Henry Ford Charles Darwin Marie Curie Wilbur/Orville Wright Emmeline Pankhurst
MarconiImpressionism BellEmmeline Pankhurst Reform Act of 1832 Boer War Queen Victoria Mass Culture
Photography Impressionism Moving Pictures Mass Culture Ireland wins Home Rule…Independence! 1920